But we did get that. It was called "Return of The Jedi".Ah, remember how naive we were when we thought THAT was the bad Star Wars movie?
Jar Jar Binks makes the Ewoks look like fucking Shaft!
Chewie was Shaft.
Can't be done, dude. Leigh Brackett is dead.
Eh...Leigh Brackett didn't do much. Most of her stuff was thrown out during subsequent rewrites by Lucas and Kasdan. Lucas kept her name on the script out of respect.
What I wanted is them to not have thrown away almost the entire expanded universe.
Exactly what I wanted them to do, actually. Only difference is that I do consider the prequels as part of the "expanded universe"...
This exists, it is called Shadows of the Empire. Unfortunately on in novel form but it was pretty good when I was ten. Also my recollection is that there was a Nintendo 64 game for it also.
*ONLY in novel form