Monday, November 29, 2010

Did you know?

(Thanks for sharing, Ryan G.)

Director George Lucas had trouble getting funding for Star Wars because most studios thought that people wouldn’t want to see it.
All the major Hollywood studios passed on Lucas’s script until 20th Century Fox gave in to his final desperate attempt (even though they also thought the film would flop!). Star Wars went on to become the highest grossing film ever at the time! Shows how much studio executives really know... 

Nov 27, 2010 09:00 AM by Emily L, IL - Facts