10 Biggest Feuds In Star Wars History

Even the Skywalkers don't get on in the galaxy far, far away.

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For the most part, everyone who has worked on a Star Wars project has nothing but good things to say about their co-stars and directors.

Since its initial release in 1977, the cast and directors of Star Wars have gotten on well and have worked together to give us the best films they could possibly make.

For some of the actors, Star Wars has created friendships that will stand the test of time. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher bonded over the course of the first three films, and have been close friends ever since.

Similarly, Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen shared a brotherly bond when working on the prequels, and although the two hadn't seen each other since the prequel trilogy ended, they were exceptionally excited to work together again on the Obi-Wan Kenobi series coming to Disney+ this year.

Saying that though, it was only inevitable that Star Wars would stumble across some friction behind the scenes, considering the Star Wars story has been consistently expanding for 45 years.

Whilst most of the feuds behind the scenes are over now, some are either still going, or ended rather badly.

10. Terrance Stamp And George Lucas

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Terrance Stamp signed on to play Chancellor Valorum in 1999's The Phantom Menace, only because he was interested in working with Natalie Portman. Reflecting on the film, Stamp admitted "I had a terrible crush on Natalie Portman".

Apart from his disappointment that he would have very limited scenes with Natalie, Stamp would grow to hate working on the film because of Lucas' insistence on using CGI as much as possible.

Most of Stamp's scenes took place in the Senate Chambers on Coruscant, where he would be performing in a blue room against a piece of paper, "it was just pretty boring".

Things weren't great between Lucas and Stamp, since Stamp hated spewing bad dialogue into an empty blue room. In an interview with Empire in 2013, Stamp recalled "I didn't rate him [Lucas] that much as a director, really. We didn’t get on at all I didn't feel like he was a director of actors; he was more interested in stuff and effects. He didn't interest me, and I wouldn't think I interested him."

Worst of all, when reshoots for the film began, Stamp was required to come back to shoot additional scenes without pay. As if to rub salt in the wound, instead of pay, Lucas gifted Stamp some Star Wars stencils, which surely worsened an already strained relationship.

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