In a newly released video from Star Wars Celebration, George Lucas thanked all the fans of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace during a 20th anniversary celebration panel for the film. In the video, he says that the movie is one of his favorites and that Jar Jar Binks is his favorite character. He also added:
“The fans are always such a big part of these films. And obviously, those of you who are here are the fans of Episode I, and I love each and every one of you.”
Watch the entire minute long video below. We’re looking forward to the special edition re-release of the below video with new visual effects, additional dialogue, and cast replacements.