Star Wars Documentary Attempts to Decipher 40-Year-Old Mystery

A U.Ok. documentary crew is seemingly setting out to study which actor was the Star Wars Storm Trooper who famously banged his head in one in all cinema’s most well-known bloopers. Star Wars followers will apparently study which of at the least three males who all declare to have been the unlucky additional was really concussed by a spaceship, and which ones is both mendacity, misremembering or, most certainly, additionally hit his head on that very same low-hanging door however was not caught on movie doing so. You can see the trailer for the movie, which comes out later this month, within the tweet under.

The movie will apparently embody numerous movie star cameos, and a “jury” to appraise the boys’s claims, which incorporates well-known geeks Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg in addition to numerous others. Smith, it appears, is his common gregarious self and brings some power to the trailer along with his enthusiasm about discovering the reality behind a decades-old thriller relating to Star Wars.

Filmmaker Jamie Stangroom funded the movie partially on IndieGoGo, though a lot of the finances seems to have come via conventional channels.

Per his description on the IndieGoGo web page, “The Empire Strikes Door is a enjoyable mini documentary (30 minutes +) which goals to remedy a Star Wars thriller! We know who Luke’s father is. We know who stole the Death Star plans. We even know who shot first! What we do not know is the identification of the stormtrooper who cracked his cranium towards a Death Star door, in one in all cinema’s most well-known bloopers….I needed to monitor him down, and relive his recollections of that fateful day. It sounded easy, till I really began trying. It wasn’t that I could not discover him, it is that I saved discovering extra of him! I now have three suspects, and no concept who to belief.”

The trailer is taking part in issues faux-seriously, and Stangroom’s Twitter replies are stuffed with followers who’re excited for a barely much less reverential tackle the franchise that has been setting field workplace information for over forty years.


One of the boys, actor Laurie Goode, launched a single on iTunes in 2016, titled “Who Was the Stormtrooper Who Banged His Head!?” and spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about his time on the movie the following 12 months.

The Empire Strikes Door shall be out there on September 25 on Stangroom’s YouTube channel.

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