‘Return of the Jedi’ Photos: Upcoming Book Has 500+ Pictures

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
May 8, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

“Return of the Jedi” photos: A “treasure trove” of pictures will be part of a new book “The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.”

The book, by J.W. Rinzler, is slated for release on Oct. 1  of this year.

Star Wars’ stars from both sides of the camera—including Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Alec Guinness, director Richard Marquand, producer Howard Kazanjian, Ralph McQuarrie, Joe Johnston, Dennis Muren, Phil Tippett, and mastermind George Lucas—weigh in with candid insights on everything from technical challenges, character design, Ewoks, the Empire’s galactic city planet, and the ultimate challenge of bringing the phenomenal space fantasy to a dramatic close,” according to a book description.

The book will feature more than five hundred images. 

Rinzler shared a few of the photos with Entertainment Weekly.

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.