10 Things You Never Knew About The Star Wars Franchise

Luke Skywalker Was Once Supposed To Be A Girl

There were a number of drafts of A New Hope before the one that we all got to see. One such draft had Luke Skywalker as a girl, because George Lucas didn’t think there were enough female characters in the film.

Ewan McGregor Made Star Wars A Family Affair

McGregor took on the role of a young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel films, but he wasn’t the first one in his clan to do so. Denis Lawson played Wedge Antilles, a rebel pilot that actually managed to make it through episodes IV, V, and VI alive. One of the few pilots who did. He is also Ewan McGregor’s uncle.