A visual effects company called FXitinPost, headed by Christopher Clements, has re-created the matchup between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader from A New Hope, and it is mind-blowing.
Watch scene 38 re-imagined above!
Visual effects company FXitinPost has re-created the matchup in A New Hope between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and it is exactly the blood-boiling fight between the two that we wanted to see as fans in the year 2020.
The original in A New Hope was ground-breaking; the update is just sick. nasty. awesome! The coolest thing about it? It truly captures the anger that has built between the two ever since episodes 1, 2, and 3 came out — anger that had no context before their releases.
With this scene re-done, we now have that bitterness portrayed the way want it.
As a reminder, as the timeline goes, this was the last time these two fought before the rematch in scene 38:
Star Wars fans around the galaxy have been buzzing about the scene 38 re-do ever since its release — and for good reason.
Why is this such a big deal? Compare the new one (featured video up top) to the original:
Again, groundbreaking. But not what it could have been. This was more like a fencing battle. The re-imagined one is more like all-out rage.
Check out the video below and see how this reimagined scene was put together!