In a mere two minutes, "The Phantom Menace" trailer re-established the franchise's omnipresence for the next 20 years… and counting.
"They did not have any map of any sort beyond 'Return of the Jedi,'" Timothy Zahn says of Lucasfilm during the mid-1980s. "So, it was a very clean canvas."
Todd Fisher reveals what his sister, Carrie Fisher, thought immediately after seeing the first screening of "Star Wars" in 1977. He also reiterates his support for Lucasfilm to digitally recreate Princess Leia in future movies.
The most enduring contribution to the "Star Wars" series isn't a single action sequence or line of dialogue. Instead, it's a single costume: the golden bikini worn by Carrie Fisher's galactic badass, Leia Organa.