Scene from the Cantina in Star Wars: A New Hope (VO). – Credit (s): Lucasfilm
If the saga Star Wars has not ceased for many years to fascinate entire generations, all the same remains a primordial question: Who fired first ? Was this our favorite bounty hunter Han Solo? Or was it Rodien Greedo? An endless debate since the release in 1977 of the first part Star Wars and which its director finally ended recently, this scene having, moreover, been decisive vis-à-vis the apprehension of the character played by Harrison Ford. Indeed, according to George Lucas, “[il] never created Han Solo's character for the purpose of making him a ruthless killer. All the good guys finally shoot in self-defense. When I staged the scene in 0000184, you couldn't tell who fired first. “ Although this last statement could does not really end the debate for the most picky fans, the filmmaker still seems to suggest that Han Solo has finally replied and therefore backed off. iné his weapon after Greedo. Despite the fact that
a new discovery proves that Han Solo fired the first , the director didn't seem to want to do one of the main characters of the saga Star Wars a being able to take down someone without warning. A choice that ultimately does not appear surprising given the evolution of the bounty hunter throughout the saga!