Persuasive Essay On Star Wars Movie

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Star Wars: The Next Hit “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far way…” The opening lines of every Star Wars Episode can be quoted by most its viewers. This speaks to the impact that this movie franchise has had upon Americans. Even George Lucas could not have predicted the major success of his films. Forbes Magazine contributor Scott Mendelson believes that, “Star Wars hit such a chord precisely because it was an original and precisely because it was unlike anything that was currently available in the marketplace (Mendelson).” When Disney purchased Lucasfilms, they announced that new Star Wars films would be made. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the seventh installment in the Lucasfilm lineup and the first full feature Star Wars movie to be made by Disney (StarWars.com). With advanced ticket sales smashing …show more content…
J.J Abrams is the director of the film and has already released many big movies. His debut film was Mission Impossible III and has released two Star Trek movies (Brown). Having grown up a Star Wars fan, Abrams is a passionate director and has assembled a stellar cast for the film (Brown).” Since his Star Trek movies were a success, the new Star Wars film has a good chance at succeeding as well. Even the script consultant, Lawrence Kasdan, is familiar with the previous Star Wars episodes (Brown). Having penned Episodes V and VI, Kasdan will be able to give Episode VII the feel of the movies in the original trilogy. As for the actors, “going with a relatively unknown cast hints at Disney and Abrams looking at talent over name recognition. [This] makes perfect sense since name recognition isn’t something that Star Wars needs to draw in an audience (Brown).” However, Episode VII does feature some big names as it brings back cast members such as Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher. With such a talented production team and crew working hard, the film should be a

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