Episode 137 - J.W. Rinzler And The Early Drafts Of Return Of The Jedi


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Return of the Jedi month rages on and this week Jason and Gabe are talking about the early ROTJ screenplay drafts with the none other than the author of The Making of Return of the Jedi and so much more, J.W. Rinzler! Together they all dive into red hot juicy subjects like : how did the drafts of Jedi evolve? What was Leia originally going to be doing during the film's opening? What kind of influence did the conerpt art have? Who was a mysterious Imperial character who got cut? How did the relationship between Vader and Palpatine change? What was added during the epic ROTJ story conferences? PLUS : When did Alec Guinness almost quit Star Wars? What doesn't Lucas get enough credit for & just how many Star Wars movies were originally planned? So put on that Vader helmet, declare yourself Emperor and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS! Visit J.W. Rinzler's site for info on All Up, his Star Wars books and more: http://www.jwrinzler.com J.W. Rinzler on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jwrinzler Blast Points t-shirts are now available! Get them here: www.etsy.com/shop/Gibnerd?section_id=21195481 visit the Blast Points website! www.blastpointspodcast.com reviews! comics! recipes, articles and tons more! if you dug the show please leave BLAST POINTS a review on iTunes and share the show with friends! If you leave an iTunes review, we will read it on a future episode! honestly! talk to Blast Points on twitter at @blast_points leave feedback, comments or ideas for shows! also like Blast Points on Facebook for news on upcoming shows and links to some of the stuff we talk about in the show!! Join the Blast Points Super Star Wars Chill Group here www.facebook.com/groups/BlastPointsGroup/ we are also on Instagram! Wow! your hosts are Jason Gibner & Gabe Bott! contact BLAST POINTS at contact@blastpointspodcast.com send us show ideas, feedback, voice messages or whatever! May the Force be with you, always.

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