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Looking at Lucasfilm Ep 87: How George Lucas helped to save “Captain EO”

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Brian Gaughan & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by paying tribute to Shawna Trpcic, the Lucasfilm costume designer who passed away last week. They then go on to talk about that “Jabba the Hutt” movie that Guillermo Del Toro worked on.


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

What was the key difference between the way “Magic Journeys” & “Captain EO” were developed

Which limited series for Disney+ did Shawna Trpcic receive Emmy nominations for

When was “Captain EO” originally supposed to open at the Disney Parks

Which Oscar-winning film did Guillermo Del Toro pivot to working on after Lucasfilm opted not to go forward with production of the “Jabba the Hutt” film that he developed

What did Gareth Edwards tell Kim Masters about what really happened on the set of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”


released October 11, 2023
Hosts: Brian Gaughan and Ji Hill
Fabulously edited bby Aaron Z. Adams


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Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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