Of course, Looney Tunes belong to Warner Bros. and Star Wars was being released by 20th Century Fox, which is likely the reason that the deal couldn’t be made to put Daffy Duck in front of a Star Wars movie. Getting different studios to work together like that isn’t completely unheard of, but it is rare, and one wonders how much either studio really would have wanted to make this happen. It was likely all George Lucas’ personal desire, and the director didn’t have the pull in Hollywood before the release of Star Wars that he would have after.
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April 6, 2021