24 May '13, 8pm

The ‘Return of the Jedi’ That Could Have Been

The ‘Return of the Jedi’ That Could Have Been

Alternate ending (Photo: Screengrab/LucasFilm) The ending that "Jedi" audiences got in 1983 was marked by smiles and Ewok song. Lucas, though, was apparently unhappy. He has famously tweaked — and tweaked — the ending through the various "Jedi" rerelease and special-edition iterations: inserting Hayden Christiansen here, excising the Ewok song there, and adding a much-despised Darth Vader "Nooo!" to protest Luke's torture at the hands of the Emperor. If only perhaps Lucas had stuck with the original plan. According to "Star Wars" and "Empire Strikes Back" producer Gary Kurtz, the original plan entailed Luke going off with Vader "to make some amends," and Leia staying on her own to rule — and, oh by the way, in that version, Luke and Leia aren't brother and sister. "His sister was someone else way over on the other side of the galaxy," Kurtz told Film Threat in 2000. "...So...

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