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Lucas Approves 20-minute Star Wars

From CNN:

U.S. director George Lucas has given permission for the Star Wars saga, which lasted for over 13 hours, to be shortened to a production of just 20 minutes, officials from the Reduced Shakespeare Company said Tuesday.

“This is my boyhood dream, in the space of 20 minutes I’m going to be Jabba the Hutt, Jar Jar Binks, Darth Vader and Anakin Skywalker,” said the company’s Adam Long, who will write and direct the piece and star in it, with two other performers. “Everyone loves Star Wars but I love it more than anyone on the planet.”

Playing Jar Jar Binks a boyhood dream? Methink thou art a general offence…

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