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[Mothership] These S’poreans have bragging rights to working on “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” https://t.co/Msco2RhwMi

[Mothership] These S’poreans have bragging rights to working on “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” https://t.co/Msco2RhwMi

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the Resistance and the First Order battled for the fate of the galaxy. Helmed by director Rian Johnson, The Last Jedi was released in Dec. 2017. As of mid-Jan, the movie has raked in more than US$1.2 billion at the global box office. Advertisement But as fans lined up to watch the latest entry in the Star Wars franchise, you might not have known that among the people who worked on the film was a dedicated Lucasfilm team, right here in Singapore. Where the magic happens The Sandcrawler is a big building in the heart of Singapore’s Fusionopolis campus. If you squint a bit and use your imagination, it kind of looks like the iconic mobile fortresses used by the Jawas in A New Hope. Pic from Lucasfilm. Pic from StarWars.com But the work that goes on inside the Sandcrawler is far more complex than salvaging abandoned droids and selling ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/singaporeans-the-last-jedi-...

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