star wars pirate AU a.k.a.
"pirates of the kessel run: curse of the millenium pearl"
so I was listening to Davy Jones’ theme for hours, and went “hey this reminds me of a sad, nautical mash-up of Across the Stars and the Imperial March”… then “hey, Anakin/Vader is basically Davy Jones, Captain of the Flying
DutchmanExecutor” and then this AU spawned in my brain. and He’s A Pirate = the Force theme and Two Hornpipes (Tortuga) = the Star Wars Cantina?? the parallels are based more on personalities/roles, ignore family relations :P
also I just wanted to try completely reversing the environment of the Anakin vs Obi-Wan final duel… (not that typhoons and giant space kraken are much of an improvement, ahaha)
This was probably the greatest thing I’ve seen all day!!!
Ladies and gentlemen, my new favorite gif.
Luckily Jar Jar and Watto are upstanding icons of tolerance.
My most popular post has received a lot of arguments lately, so I figured I’d respond to the most common points people bring up.
to get a general gist of Queen Jamillia’s and Oola’s screen time, here are the scripts for Attack of the Clones (Jamillia is in 359 word scene) and Return of the Jedi (Oola is in scenes that add up to 275 words)
Carries original statement was ‘I asked George (Lucas) if I could be more exposed (more screentime) and I got this (the bikini) of course, Carrie is an accomplished novelist, screenwriter and script doctor, but you can hear the sarcasm in that.
lupita in some star wars costumes
Genderbent versions of Han Solo and Slave Leia from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
If you like star wars puns, metaphors be with you.
WHY WAS THIS NOT IN THE FINAL CUT.
Or even the Special Editions. This is GREAT.
C3PO YOU F*CKER
I have a new favorite Star Wars moment.
I love how the guy who opened the door is just like “it’s too late he was a dick any way no one will miss him I’ll just close this door”
Vintage Ralph McQuarrie concept art for Star Wars (1977)