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Someone Re-Wrote The First Three “Star Wars” Films In Shakespearean Verse

30 January 2014 No Comment

The Empire Striketh Back is out out now, forsooth.

Do you like like Star Wars but feel it's been lacking a literary edge? Try this re-working of George Lucas's fantasy space epic – all written in Shakespearean iambic pentameter.

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The Empire Striketh Back, out on 25 March, is in fact Ian Doescher's second adaptation – Star Wars – A New Hope came out last year.

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As if that wasn't enough, Doescher, from Portland, Oregon, is planning to release The Jedi Doth Return in July.

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The Shakespearean style works surprisingly well in the Star Wars universe.

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