These are the fun trivia facts you’ve been looking for. And yes, many Bothans died to give us this information. But here’s some things you might not have known about Star Wars, arguably the greatest trilogy ever made.
[ 20 photos ]20 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars
Star Wars Figurine Success
Star Wars is the most successful movie-related toy line ever sold, with 250 million figurines sold between 1978 and 1986. One of the few things that didn’t work out so well was the chocolate bar called “Carbonite Cruch.”
Interestingly enough, George Lucas waived the normal writer/director fee and only asked for $175,000 plus 40% of the merchandising rights. Studio executives leapt at this opportunity because Doctor Dolittle merchandising had just bombed. Whoops.