Monday, August 11, 2014

J.J Abrams Sends 'Force For Change' Thank You With Robotic Hand

By: Benjamin Hart

Just a few weeks ago the Star Wars: Force For Change initiative to benefit UNICEF ended. Throughout the campaign director J.J. Abrams encouraged fans to participate to have a chance at winning a role in Star Wars Episode VII. He even filmed a few videos on the Episode VII set, which you can watch here and here.

Today, Abrams' production company Bad Robot tweeted an interesting photo thanking everyone who took part in Force For Change. In it, hand written not from J.J. is being held by a familiar-looking robotic hand.

Now, I think it's safe to say we're all thinking the same thing at this point; could this be the hand of Luke Skywalker? Many recent rumors have pointed to Luke's hand and Lightsaber being a macguffin of sorts in Episode VII. And if this is indeed a human hand, I'd say this is a pretty solid confirmation of those rumors. But let's not jump to conclusions just yet. Considering how many different kinds of Droids there are in the Galaxy far, far away, plus the ongoing trend of Skywalker's losing right hands, this very well could be something completely different.

So what's your theory? Let us know in the comments below!

Update: Lucasfilm has revealed a video featuring D.C Barns, whom J.J mentions in the note, being surprised with the news of winning a role in Episode VII!

Follow The Star Wars Underworld on Twitter @TheSWU for more updates about this story and other breaking Star Wars news.


Post a Comment

This site is not endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. or Disney and is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The official Star Wars site can be found at Star Wars, the Star Wars logo, all names and pictures of Star Wars characters, vehicles and any other Star Wars related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of Lucasfilm Ltd., or their respective trademark and copyright holders. All original content of this site, both graphical and textual, is the intellectual property of The Star Wars Underworld - unless otherwise indicated.
Site template © 2011 Supported by PsPrint Emeryville and