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Unseen Empire Strikes Back Storyboards!
Wheeljack35 - December 02, 2011

io9 has posted some unseen Empire Strikes Back Storyboards Detailing the Battle of Hoth!

The Battle of Hoth - The Grandest battle of the original Star Wars trilogy.Take your first look at some never-before-seen concept art that shows how every shot in the defense of the rebel base was planned out.

A small number storyboards used for the early conceptualization of The Empire Strikes Back now reside in private collections, and the storyboards go for thousands of dollars at auction. These boards and are based on the fifth draft of the script and most of the boards here are being shown to the public for the first time.

These storyboards show off the work of Nilo Rodis-Jamero and Joe Johnston (designer of Boba Fett's armor and director of The Rocketeer and this past summer's Captain America movie)

After finalizing the shooting script of Empire Strikes Back, George Lucas commissioned a final set of storyboards, storyboards likely residing in a Lucasfilm vault.

The Empire Strikes Back Notebookshows few of the final draft storyboards. Here are the early storyboards of the Battle of Hoth, in the gallery.



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