Forty years into the saga, it’s hardly surprising that not only obvious elements such as the EU continue to inspire fresh new moments and adventures in the canon era, but also peripheral works. The digital release of The Last Jedi has revealed that the crystal caverns on Crait were inspired by a very popular Disneyland ride.
Rian Johnson confirms on the Last Jedi bonus features that the crystal caverns on Crait were inspired by Star Tours. Awesome. pic.twitter.com/x0VtZQXY1z
— Sean Stangland (@SeanStanglandDH) March 14, 2018
Laughing Place take a look at one such moment and how the crystal caverns on Crait were inspired by the original Star Tours and a bumpy right turn into an comet shower.
For those of you who thought that crystal caverns in Star Wars: The Last Jedi were inspired by Star Tours, congratulations, you’re right! In the special features on the digital release of the film, director Rian Johnson said that he took inspiration from the original Star Tours ride where travelers are flown through icy comets.