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8 Little-Known Star Wars Facts

Ron Whitaker | 20 Oct 2015 15:00
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With the release of the first real trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, everyone's talking about the films. With that in mind, we thought it might be fun to dig up some lesser-known facts about the previous six films, just to give you something to wow your friends with. These eight Star Wars facts definitely qualify.

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Harrison Ford become Han Solo mostly by accident

There were a number of big name actors considered for the role of the iconic smuggler, including Burt Reynolds, Christopher Walken, Al Pacino, and Jack Nicholson, among others. Harrison Ford wasn't even on the list - he was brought in to feed lines to the auditioning actors because he had recently worked with Lucas on American Graffiti. Lucas like Ford's delivery with the feed lines so much that Ford ended up getting the part.

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