June 15, 2024 4:11 pm

Deadpool 3 Director Was Inspired to Include the ‘If You Will Not Turn to the Dark Side’ Return of the Jedi Moment
Deadpool 3 Director Was Inspired to Include the ‘If You Will Not Turn to the Dark Side’ Return of the Jedi Moment

Deadpool 3 Director Was Inspired to Include the ‘If You Will Not Turn to the Dark Side’ Return of the Jedi Moment

“You don’t know the power of the Dark side.” Darth Vader’s dialogue to his son Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi clearly doesn’t apply to Deadpool 3 director Shawn Levy. On the contrary, Levy understands all too well the power and the impact of 1983’s Return of the Jedi on movie history. In fact, Levy is paying homage to a key scene in the film.

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​The magnitude of that Vader versus Luke moment wasn’t lost on Shawn Levy, and the director pays homage to it in Deadpool 3. Read More