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CT No Mark Hamill Car Accident - How does the OT change?

Discussion in 'Classic Trilogy' started by AveKender, Oct 27, 2017.

  1. AveKender

    AveKender Jedi Padawan

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    Big or small changes. How do you believe this would butterfly outwards to affect the trilogy's writing, marketing, and production?
     
  2. Qui-Riv-Brid

    Qui-Riv-Brid Force Ghost star 5

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    Nothing special. The pick-up shots for ANH get done and the Jundland wastes scenes get inserts and flow better.
     
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  3. Martoto77

    Martoto77 Jedi Master star 5

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    Virtually nil.
     
  4. Snafu55

    Snafu55 Jedi Knight star 2

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    He pretty much just doesn't look like he aged 10 years between ANH and ESB
    though that's such a nitpicky nitpicky detail...
     
  5. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Absolutely nothing in terms of story, they've even said the Wampa injuries weren't 100% to cover his injuries.
     
  6. cxcfffxx

    cxcfffxx Jedi Padawan star 1

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    I read in one place, that the first movie was to have re-recorded scenes, more because of the accident it did not. This is true?
     
  7. oierem

    oierem Jedi Master star 4

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    The accident happened when they were about to shoot the pick-ups for the Tatooine scenes in Death Valley (and they had to use a stunt-double instead). Anyway, we're talking about distant landspeeder shots.
     
  8. Rickleo123

    Rickleo123 Jedi Knight star 3

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    For Luke Skywalker? Nothing really changes storywise. Mark Hamill's career post SW would be a different story.

    The accident pretty much ruined his chances for steady film work in bigger budget studio films. So in some sense we would have lost Mark Hamill Joker and maybe gained half a dozen "action-adventure-thriller" films starring Hammil in the 80's.
     
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  9. Seagoat

    Seagoat PT and Music Section Dictator star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Luke looks slightly different. That is, the same as in ANH

    Though this may sound a little weird, perhaaaaps insensitive, I actually like how his look changed a bit more. I think Mark's jawline was a little stronger after the accident, which helps to drive home that Luke is maturing
     
  10. Rickleo123

    Rickleo123 Jedi Knight star 3

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    Stronger in what way? In all honesty it looks like one side of his face sagged a bit lower, probably caused by swelling and bloating that went away post surgery. Plastic surgery at the same wasn't as good as it is today either.
     
  11. Seagoat

    Seagoat PT and Music Section Dictator star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Hmm. That could be it. Or maybe I'm even seeing things, but

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    I thiiiink his lower jaw might extrude slightly less? Mostly at the sides
     
  12. Django Fett

    Django Fett Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I think all the promotional material that was done post production and after the pick ups shows Mark post accident, unlike only the later promotional material of Harrison shows him sporting his Force 10 from Navarone and Hanover Street haircut.
     
  13. Cedric T Sealion

    Cedric T Sealion Jedi Knight star 1

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    Is there an accurate account of his injuries? I recall hearing somewhere that the extent of his facial injuries was massively overstated. I can't see any difference in his features from ANH to ESB.
     
  14. The_Phantom_Calamari

    The_Phantom_Calamari Force Ghost star 4

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    They're definitely different. The most substantial difference is the shape of his nose. It's flatter and noticeably crooked post-accident.
     
  15. -NaTaLie-

    -NaTaLie- Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    How about... no George Lucas accident? How would that change the OT? :) (probably no OT or any other movies but who knows)
     
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  16. SateleNovelist11

    SateleNovelist11 Force Ghost star 5

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    Man, people are fascinated with this car accident in way that Mark Hamill never will be at all. I was in a car accident last year, and fortunately, all I suffered was whiplash on my legs.
     
  17. cxcfffxx

    cxcfffxx Jedi Padawan star 1

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    He says the accident was not as bad as people say.