It’s safe to say that George Lucas’ Star Wars prequels are…not exactly beloved. But a genius Twitter user has found a way to breathe new life into the oft-derided films. And it involves Owen Wilson.
Josh Billinson started the trend by taking the climactic lightsaber fight from The Phantom Menace and replacing the lightsaber whooshes with…Owen Wilson saying “Wow!”
Star Wars, but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying "wow" pic.twitter.com/t5Yll0AV4h— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) July 14, 2017
Once that took off, astute Youtuber Ursinarium gave a scene from Revenge of the Sith the Wilson treatment:
Look, if Lucas could go back and redo the special effects in his original trilogy, why can’t he do an all-Owen Wilson version of the prequels?
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