In his most recent video, Mr Sunday Movies explores some of the unused Star Wars concept art, scrapped versions of the script, and actual filmed scenes that didn’t make it into the final cut of The Force Awakens.
The deleted scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens extend beyond what was left on the cutting room floor and go back as far as 2012 when the filmmaking process began. That means there’s a whole lot of unused concept art, two scrapped versions including one by George Lucas and of course what was filmed but didn’t make it into the final film (spoilers).
With Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm towards the end of 2012 a number of artists were given the go ahead to create a set of guided imagery that served to get the creative juices flowing. Many of these images can be found in the hard cover book, The Art Of Star Wars The Force Awakens and include a proto Finn and Rey, the first lightsabers and a pony tailed Luke Skywalker looking trapped and forlorn. (read more)