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Return of the Jedi: Still No Profits?

According to David Prowse, he’s yet to receive a residual check from the third (or sixth) Star Wars movie. For those not “into Hollywood,” this is a pretty common practice for accountants to massage the numbers so movies never make a profit on paper, even though people like George Lucas make enough money that they could buy up a small continent.

David recently won critical acclaim playing yours truly despite his battle with prostate cancer.