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If David Lynch directed ‘Return of the Jedi’
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David Lynch
Return of the Jedi

As some of you probably already know, David Lynch was approached by George Lucas to direct the third film in the Star Wars trilogy, Return of the Jedi.

Here’s a short excerpt from an interview David Lynch did with MTV in the 80s addressing the Return of the Jedi rumors:

MTV: Is it true you almost directed “Return of the Jedi”? How close did you come?

Lynch: Not close at all. I had a meeting with George [Lucas]. I like George. It was his thing. I said, “You should direct this. It’s your thing! It’s not my thing.”

MTV: Did he flat-out offer it to you at the time?

Lynch: Yeah!

MTV: But you immediately declined.

Lynch: I called him the next day.

YouTuber “C-SPIT” re-imagined Return of the Jedi as if Lynch had actually directed it.

Below, an animation of David Lynch recalling his first meeting with George Lucas.

Via Nerdcore

Posted by Tara McGinley
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