“Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology”: A new fan-made trailer for a non-existent Boba Fett feature

By on September 3, 2015

Matt Delhauer over at the Nerdist posted a great fan-made trailer recently that shows how eager with anticipation the Star Wars fans are (and we have just three months before the premiere of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, which we’ve already told you about here and here), so eager that they’re starting to make their own films for the franchise.

Check out this trailer by Eric Demeusy for “Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology.”

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Matt writes:

After the announcement of spin-off Star Wars films in the Star Wars universe (now called Star Wars Stories), starting with next year’s Rogue One, many have wondered if this also meant a return of the fan-favorite bounty hunter, Boba Fett. Lucasfilm has confirmed that the second Star Wars Story film, due out in 2018, will feature Boba Fett.

It seems Eric Demeusy, a Star Wars fan and filmmaker, isn’t content with just waiting around, though–so he decided to make one of his own.

Demeusy’s fan-made trailer, titled Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology, sees Boba Fett escaping the Sarlacc Pit on Tatooine and trudging through the desert before finding his ship, Slave-I. While this is as far as the trailer goes, the Vimeo page for the trailer extends on Demeusy’s story.

‘After being trapped for 30 years in the Great Pit of Carkoon, infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett makes a death defying escape and finds himself fighting alongside the Rebellion to establish a New Republic.'”

More here.

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Credits:
Director: Eric Demeusy
Producer: Demeusy Pictures
Writers: Eric Demeusy, Jason Mitcheltree
Director of Photography: Jason Mitcheltree
Assistant Camera: Melissa Kohler
Jib Operator: Jose Diaz-Oldenburg
Visual Effects: Eric Demeusy
Compositor: Evan Langley
Special Thanks: Skyward VFX

(h/t Nerdist)

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About Bryan Thomas

Bryan Thomas has been a freelancing writer/critic for All Music Guide, assistant editor for the When You Awake blog, and a contributor to Launch, Music Connection, Big Takeover and numerous other publications and entertainment websites, blogs and zines, most of them long gone. He's written more than sixty sets of liner notes. He’s also worked for over twenty years at mostly reissue record labels -- prior to that he worked in bookstores and record stores, going all the way back to the original vinyl daze. He lives in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA.