TODAY IN STAR WARS HISTORY: 9/17/2003
Principal photography wraps on Star Wars: Episode III – not yet called “Revenge of the Sith.”
The last day includes the scene of Vader (Hayden Christensen), the Emperor (Ian McDiarmid), and Tarkin (Wayne Pygram) looking over the construction of the Death Star from the bridge of a Star Destroyer. As always producer Rick McCallum does the slate of the last shot which was numbered V177. (angle and storyboard shot #) McCallum said of this last day, “It was a special, wacky day, because we shot on seven different sets…”
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