In 2005, George Lucas had simply completed making “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith,” the tenth movie within the sequence (if one counts the Vacation Particular, two Ewok-centric movies from the mid-Nineteen Eighties, and an animated “Droids” TV film). In Episodes I, II, and III, audiences met a younger character named Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd as a boy, Hayden Christensen as a younger man); the individual destined to turn into Darth Vader. Quite a lot of time and power went into zeroing in on Anakin’s plight, in addition to the precise circumstances that may trigger him to turn into a sci-fi wizard villain in a respiration masks. It was additionally implied within the prequels that Anakin was born of a virgin beginning, and that he was born with a large capability for Power-based superpowers. Evidently Darth Vader’s significance had now expanded into the function of full-blown anti-Messiah.
With this a part of the story crammed in, Lucas appears to have retroactively made all of the “Star Wars” films about its central villain, fairly than its many heroes. As a result of Vader was the daddy of Luke Skywalker, in addition to the heroic Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Lucas started to see themes of parenthood working via his movies. He stated:
“I made a sequence of films that was about one factor: Darth Vader. Initially, individuals thought it was all about Luke. The early movies are about Luke redeeming his father, so Luke’s the main target. However it’s additionally about Princess Leia and her battle to reestablish the Republic, which is what her mom was doing. So it is actually about moms and daughters and fathers and sons.”