Topic: Something I read
I read on Wookieepedia that if Star Wars episode 4 was a financial failure Lucas was going to make Splinter of the Minds eye(A famous Star Wars book) the Low budget sequel. But if it was a succes he would do Empire Strikes Back and the rest of the Star Wars films we know so well today.
Star Wars's budget was 11 million and it grossed(made) 740 million in its box office performance which is about 70 times what it cost to make so it was a HUGE financial succes, so he did Empire strikes back and the rest of the saga.
But still its a funny thought about what would have happened had Splinter been made instead of Empire stikes back. Obviously with Star Wars's huge finacial succes it would not have happened though but it's still a funny thought.