George Lucas Says Boba Fett Didn't Die After All

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Filmed at Celebration VI’s “As You Wish” exhibit, George Lucas says Boba Fett didn’t die in Sarlacc, calls him a “survivor.”

[UPDATE: See how this fits in to the larger picture of what’s official / canon in our guide, “Is Boba Fett dead or alive?”]

Lucas was looking at the “Scavenger” helmet made by Cari Finken and Michael O’Brien of Legacy Effects, which sold for the most (over $19,000) at the auction, which ended yesterday.

Jump to 2:58 in this video and take a look:

This is a notable, hot-mic comment because it goes against what we last heard, which was in 1997.

When the Special Editions were released, George Lucas told MTV that Boba Fett was dead. We have the video here.

On a side note, just recently, Dark Horse Comics published a four part comic series called “Boba Fett is Dead.”

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  1. Regardless of who and what has been said, why would anyone think Boba Fett is dead and died in the Sarlacc Pit? After reading "The Mandalorian Armor", the first book of the Bounty Hunter Wars Series, We knew that Boba Fett had survived and was doing well as one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy.

  2. Me says:

    I read a book that said he was alive. I’m shocked!

    1. aaron says:

      Several books have him alive. However, when Disney bought Lucasfilm, they made all of those stories “legends” and as of today (see timestamp) he’s neither dead nor alive in the new canon.

  3. Don Keebals says:

    He survived and made a crappy spin off show on the Disney plex app on my iPhone.

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