With every new Star Wars episode, there are expectations that follow the epic science fiction saga that once reinvented the genre. The pressure to deliver something extraordinary is huge on the filming crew, actors and directors. After the 1977 release of Episode IV: A new hope, from the original triology Jorge Lucas and his team had their tense moments making sure that the next movie, The Empire Strikes Back lived up to the previous movie’s expectations.
While so, these amazing behind the scene pictures show how the team kept their calm on sets between filming, easing the tension of everyone around them.
Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Behind The Scene Shots With Actors Having Fun Anthony Daniels C-3PO
Peter Mayhew the man behind Chewbacca, Sharing a joke.
Director Irvin Kershner and Harrison Ford break out laughing.
Harrison Ford shares a funny moment with the filming crew and photographer
Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford pose for a photo while shooting under freezing tempratures in Norway
Harrison Ford And Carrie Fisher in a quick jam.
Carrie Fisher breaking out into a giggle while stormtroopers try to grasp the humor
Daredevil director Irvin Kershner melts Vader’s heart with a kiss.
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