Shawn Levy says it’s still a moment Deadpool 3 This is sure to delight eagle eyes war of stars fans.
While promoting his latest project, All the light we can’t seeThe director and executive producer of the Netflix limited series offered insight into how one of his next big projects — which has begun filming but is on pause until SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP agree on a new deal — will pay tribute to a different franchise universe He loves and develops a feature for.
The joke comes from someone new Essay for esquire, in which Levy addresses the state of moviegoing and belief in the future of the “authentic, communal event” of the theatrical release. He begins with a memory of the 1983s Return of the Jedi in the theater — and a moment that elicited a “pinhead silence” from the audience — before the experience was woven into a larger commentary on the power of blockbusters and their ability to bring people together.
The moment in question is the scene “where Luke is hiding from Vader in the Emperor’s room and Vader gives the speech that begins, ‘If you don’t turn to the dark side, then maybe your sister will.’
At the end of his piece he returns to this moment and offers a glimpse of how Deadpool 3 will pay tribute to this scene.
“For a key scene in the film, I said to my stunt and action team, ‘Guys, this is it.’ Jedi Wait a minute,’” he recalled. “I pulled up that scene of Vader and Luke on my phone and studied again how it was photographed, how it was blocked, the framing, the pacing.”
Without giving much more away, Levy notes Dead Pool Audiences should recognize the moment that inspired him and will hopefully inspire fans to appreciate the theatrical experience the way he did war of stars.
“The sharp ones war of stars The fan will see the shot in mine Dead Pool “The film was inspired by a moment I saw in the cinema decades ago,” he said. “It’s an eternal memory. And that’s a treasure.”