Friday, December 12, 2014

[Wampa Week] Cut Scenes

On John Rozum's blog, I learned that Wampa was originally going to have giant bug eyes.  There was going to be a lot more of them in a whole subplot inside the Rebel base. The first costume looked fake so they cut it:

Then a new costume was made, but it proved too cumbersome for the actor inside.



They did film some scenes with Wampa in the base:

But it all looked really dumb and had to be cut.  But oh what might have been! Here's one artist (Robert Shane)'s interpretation of a scene where Wampa got his day in the sun:


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