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Entertainment Infamous ‘Han Shot First’ Scene From ‘Star Wars’ Gets New Edit Thanks To George Lucas And Disney+

03:15  13 november  2019
03:15  13 november  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

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The first Star Wars movie has arrived on Disney+ , and there's another change to this controversial scene . Of all the many changes that George Lucas made to the original Star Wars trilogy over the course of its various reissues and rereleases, there are none as controversial as Greedo shooting

The Han shot first scene has been altered. Again. Since this was a Lucas change, odds are we’ll never know exactly why he did it. And we’re still waiting to get an official spelling on the word Greedo says. Star Wars : A New Hope, complete with new Han and Greedo scene, is on Disney+ .

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In one of the biggest changes, the infamous "Han shot first" scene has been edited once again, giving the alien Greedo a new line just before he's killed by Han Solo.

The scene was famously first re-edited in 1997 with the release of the "Star Wars" special editions, having Greedo shoot at Han first, instead of Han shooting him preemptively. Since then, director George Lucas has fiddled with the scene multiple times for subsequent DVD and Blu-ray releases.

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George Lucas talks about his decision that has split Star Wars fans for decades and we’ve got the details right now on Clevver Newsfeed. George Lucas once again insists that Han shot first and is setting the record straight on why. Coke versus Pepsi. Marvel versus DC. White and Gold versus Blue

Disney+ allows George Lucas to make one last However, Lucas clearly had misgivings about making Solo the kind of man who would shoot first in such a moment, leading to his oft-discussed decision to alter the scene in later versions of Star Wars .

Disney has confirmed to Vanity Fair that new edit was made by Lucas himself prior to the studio's acquisition of Lucasfilm and the "Star Wars" franchise in 2012.

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Fans on Twitter generally aren't happy about the new change, but many have been amused by the line Greedo shouts, which sounds like "Maclunkey."

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