What does Grand Moff Tarkin do to get Leia to confess?

The destruction of Alderaan left a massive asteroid field in the planet’s wake. When she refused to yield the location of the Rebel base, or the whereabouts of the plans, despite being tortured, Tarkin threatened to destroy Alderaan in an attempt to force her to confess.

What are the 3 Star Wars trilogies called?

The original Star Wars trilogy, formerly marketed as the Star Wars Trilogy (and colloquially referred to as the ‘original trilogy’), is the first set of three films produced in the Star Wars franchise, an American space opera created by George Lucas….Star Wars original trilogy.

Star Wars Trilogy
Produced by Gary Kurtz (IV–V) Howard Kazanjian (VI)

Was the original trilogy planned?

And that’s because the original trilogy wasn’t planned as well as you think. Just like the sequels, the classic Star Wars trilogy consisted of three films helmed by different directors.

Why did Tarkin betray the Republic?

He staunchly opposed the Jedi Order’s role as leaders in the Grand Army of the Republic, believing that peacekeepers should not direct the Republic war effort. A favorite of Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine, Tarkin served on the Strategic Advisory Cell and was promoted to the military rank of Admiral.

Did Tarkin know Palpatine was a Sith?

Tarkin is not aware of Darth Sidious the Sith lord and only knows “Emperor Palpatine.” The Emperor he serves cackles a lot and wears Sith robes and that’s alright with him.

Why is spice in Dune and Star Wars?

Here is everything that Star Wars took from Dune. (…) One of the most important plot points in Dune is the so-called spice melange, a mind-altering substance that allows for interstellar travel and that’s only known source – at least in the first book – is the planet Arrakis.

Why did Star Wars start with episode 4?

In the end, making the first film, Episode IV, was symbolic for being the opportunity Lucas needed to give fans even more stories that could potentially evolve beyond even that.

How does George Lucas feel about the sequel trilogy?

It’s very much the kind of movie they’ve been looking for.” It’s an unsurprising thought for him to have, given the mixed reception that his prequel trilogy got. It’s likely he set his feelings aside after a while and thought this was the chance for all fans to unanimously love his creation once more.