Date: 23rd June 2001
SAMUEL L JACKSON is battling to have a violet light sabre in Star Wars: Episode II (2002) Director GeORGE LUCAS has yet to agreed to the PULP FICTION (1994) star's eccentric request however.
Jackson says, "I can tell you I asked for a violet light. George thought about it and he said, Well, the good guys have this colour light and the bad guys have that colour light. ' "So he's debating whether he'll make my light something different or as common as everybody else's. But you know, I don't care as long as it comes on. " The film will be released in Britain next year (02). (KW/WNWCAN/RP)