Behind the Mask Authors

Lawrence Kasdan

Age: 75
Born: January 14, 1949

Wrote "Empire" and "Jedi" with George Lucas


Lawrence Kasdan co-wrote The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi which included Boba Fett, as well as The Force Awakens, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.


  • Lawrence Kasdan was hired to join the team in April 1978
  • 3rd draft is estimated to be August 1978; only a few pages have been published
  • 4th draft is dated October 24, 1978
  • 5th draft is dated February 20, 1979
  • Revised 5th draft is dated March 19, 1979

Boba Fett's 4th and 5th Draft Dialogue

(A very tough customer.) "I am in no hurry, Lord Vader. My concern is that Captain Solo not be damaged. The reward from Jabba the Hutt pays double if he's alive."

"But the chamber is for power goods. What if he doesn't survive? This slime is worth a lot to me..."

"Seal it." (Instead of "Put Captain Solo in the cargo hold.")

Boba Fett's Revised 5th Draft / 6th Draft Dialogue

By this point, Fett had all the ones we know and love.

Last updated: April 24, 2022
Article ID: 185