• 'Star Wars' Prequels Were Mapped Out By George Lucas & Lawrence Kasdan In 1981: Exclusive Excerpt From 'The Making Of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi'

      On May 25, the third film in the original Star Wars trilogy, "Return of the Jedi," will turn 30 years old. To celebrate, HuffPost Entertainment is publishing this exclusive excerpt from J.W. Rinzler's excellent "The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi,"due to be released on October 1.




      Die-hard "Star Wars" fans should appreciate this transcript of a July 1981 story conference for the franchise's third installment, then titled "Revenge of the Jedi." In attendance were series creator George Lucas, writer Lawrence Kasdan, director Richard Marquand and producer Howard Kazanjian.

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      Comments 3 Comments
      1. El Chuxter's Avatar
        El Chuxter -
        This is supposedly "a startlingly accurate preview of what would eventually become the 'Star Wars' prequels." Yeah, might want to double-check the meaning of "accurate" there, HuffPo. This looks like the story that was hinted at for years, until 1999 turned it all upside down.
      1. Beast's Avatar
        Beast -
        Reading that.... I can't help but imagine the three of them passing around a doobie.

        I am have a strong feeling that Funyuns were also involved.
      1. Bel-Cam Jos's Avatar
        Bel-Cam Jos -
        Anyone read Animal Farm? Napoleon and Squealer seemed to find "documents" that proved all kinds of things true. Amazing.
        But I am looking forward to Rinzler's next SW book.
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