Disney’s Lego Star Wars holiday special is an attempt to re-create one of the most controversial Star Wars films. To be fair, many fans of the Star Wars franchise would point to films from the prequel or sequel trilogies. However, most fans universally agree with series creator George Lucas that the holiday special was particularly bad. Though it did have its moments and still has a small but determined fan base. Fortunately, the new Lego Star Wars holiday special will take a slightly different approach. Specifically, it is going to use Legos to tell the story with the new trilogy characters in a new way.
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It’s important to remember, that the original Star Wars holiday special was intended as a filler. That is to say, to fill the gap between Star Wars episode for a Star Wars episode five. Due to production delays it was feared that fans would lose interest. Therefore, the holiday special was made much to George Lucas’s regret. It is not intended to be part of any of her Canon stories of the Star Wars series. It does however serve the purpose of capturing Star Wars fans attention. Except it wasn’t in the way that the fans or the creator wanted.
Disney’s Lego Star Wars holiday special will be similar and yet differ, on several levels. The first and most important difference is that unlike the original special fans know this is a comedy. That is because every Star Wars Lego special has been a Legos comedy with a Star Wars twist. The other notable differences that it’s going to use characters from the sequel trilogy. specifically, it is going to focus on ray Skywalker as she adventures through the different events of Star Wars past. This is clearly evident in the trailer that Disney plus has released. While fans, actors, and creators all agree the original holiday special wires on pleasant this new one should be festive.