Occupy Star Wars

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Star Wars just celebrated it’s 35th anniversary. The much loved movie might have made a mint for it’s creator, George Lucas and 20th Century Fox, the Hollywood studio that produced it, but not so much it’s principal characters. Despite all the sequels and attendant merchandizing ( i.e. the lunch boxes, the action figures, the sex toys, etc. ) the revenue never seemed to trickle down to the actual stars of Star Wars.

Darth Vader for instance ended up broke and homeless, begging for change on the streets of L.A. Years of struggling financially resulted in his disillusionment with the capitalist system. Upon seeing his former boss George Lucas and 20th Century Fox for the corporate oppressors they actual were, he later re-emerged from the underground as a  militant freedom fighter and he was joined by some unlikely allies…

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