The director of ‘Fight Club’ and ‘Se7en’ has an amazing vision for a dark ‘Star Wars’ trilogy

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At this point, it’s hard to think of anyone other than J.J. Abrams spearheading the new Star Wars trilogy — cast and crew sortedfootage teased, and practical effects ballyhooed.

But there was a chance, however small, that David Fincher would have ushered in a new trilogy. Speaking to Total Film, the director of Gone Girl and The Social Network confirmed that he had been approached by Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy before ultimately saying no.

But if you want a glimpse into what a Fincher-esque version of Star Wars could’ve been, this is his interpretation of the original trilogy:

I always thought of Star Wars as the story of two slaves [C-3PO and R2-D2] who go from owner to owner, witnessing their masters’ folly, the ultimate…

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