Disney Plus Features Rare Deleted Scene In Original Star Wars Trilogy

The original Star Wars gang: Luke, Leia and Han

Disney Plus was made available in the US, Canada and The Netherlands this week (it didn’t come out here in here in the UK), and many people opted to watch the original Star Wars trilogy on the streaming service.

This means that many people have been getting to watch the first three Star Wars movies in perfect 4K, and they’ve also been able to watch some rather interesting deleted scenes.

These deleted scenes came from Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

One of the scenes takes place before Luke Skywalker meets Ben (Obi-Wan Kenobi) for the first time in Star Wars: A New Hope, and his close friendship with Biggs Darklighter.

The second deleted scene is a very rough cut of the cantina sequence in A New Hope, and is an alternative version of what went on in that scene.

The Disney Plus versions of the original Star Wars movies also have deleted from The Empire Strikes Back.

Disney Plus’ versions of the Star Wars trilogy includes deleted scenes

Greedo and Han Solo in Star Wars: A New Hope Lucasfilm

Greedo and Han Solo in Star Wars: A New Hope (Credit: Lucasfilm)

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One scene expands on Luke and Leia’s strange romance on the ice planet Hoth.

Another deleted scene is another version of Han and Leia’s kiss on board of the Millennium Falcon.

Finally, Disney Plus’ version of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi features a deleted scene in which Commander JerJarrod expresses concern about firing the Death Star on the forest moon of Endor.

There’s also the scene in which Luke builds his own green lightsaber.

I always love watching deleted scenes, and I love the fact that Disney Plus includes them on their streaming service, which is something that other streaming services (Netflix and Amazon Prime Video) don’t do.

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