Neil Patrick Harris announced the latest AFI Movie Club selection: STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE. The film has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – first appearing at #15 on the original AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies list. The film also boasts contributions by no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – writer/director George Lucas, star Harrison Ford and composer John Williams!
TRIVIA: Chewbacca the Wookiee was based on George Lucas’ dog, a large Alaskan malamute who would sit in passenger seat while Lucas drove around town. The dog’s name? Indiana!