Star Wars Celebrating 40 Years Since The Release of Episode IV

Lawrence Kim
May 27, 2017

"Whether you've seen it or not, Star Wars is impossible to escape". There was this Chewbacca toy - he has some belt thing he wears around his shoulder with small compartments on it, and in each of the compartments was a small Star Wars toy. But that's about all we know. According to the ever-ardent Star Wars watcher and YouTuber Mike Zeroh, three trailers were put together for the film and that they are now in testing.

An action shot of Daisy Ridley as Rey shows her leaping across rocks while grasping a blue lightsaber, likely while on the remote island where she discovered the missing Luke Skywalker at the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Star Wars movies have become part of our pop-culture DNA over the past 40 years, being loved by everyone - even really famous people.

Another of Driver's co-stars, John Boyega, is a little more forceful when it comes to rallying Driver round. He said: "After I had a draft, I would sit down with her when I was working on re-writing".

Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015. Where Alien, Star Trek and Terminator have fizzled somewhat in recent years, George Lucas's brainchild continues to dominate cinema screens.

"So far, fans and critics have remained silent about the new film's multicultural cast, including Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), whom Finn shares many scenes with". Star Wars is a universe that encompasses us all.

Is it fair to say that's why those films weren't very good?

But by the same measure, it's hard not to think that the Star Wars Prequels wouldn't have benefited from Marcia Lucas' influence in the same way the Originals did.

To celebrate the 40 anniversary of Star Wars, we're looking back at our 40 favorite moments from the history of comics from a galaxy far, far away-one day at a time.

Alex Moreland is a freelance writer and student based in London.

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