SCIENCE CHANNEL CELEBRATES THE FORCE AWAKENS WITH SPECIAL NIGHT OF STAR WARS THEMED PROGRAMMING ON DEC. 16
Mark Hamill Narrates RAIDERS, RAPTORS AND REBELS: BEHIND THE MAGIC OF ILM Featuring Interviews with George Lucas, Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr. and James Spader
MYTHBUSTERS "Star Wars" Themed Episodes Airs at 9 and 10PM
Science Channel celebrates the upcoming premiere of "The Force Awakens" with a special block of "Star Wars" themed programming on Dec. 16 beginning at 8PM with RAIDERS, RAPTORS AND REBELS: BEHIND THE MAGIC OF ILM STAR WARS followed by two MythBusters "Star Wars" themed episodes featuring the MythBusters duo of Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman in MythBusters: Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth followed by MythBusters: Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth at 9 and 10PM, respectively.
For four decades, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a division of LucasFilm, has taken the impossible and made it possible. Magical cinematic milestones have become inspiration for real life scientific and technological innovations that have forever changed entertainment and the world. Featuring exclusive interviews with George Lucas, Joss Whedon, and an army of ILM masterminds, including John Knoll and Dennis Muren, Science Channel's RAIDERS, RAPTORS AND REBELS: BEHIND THE MAGIC OF ILM gives Science Channel viewers a rare look at ILM, where scientific and technological wonders unfold, on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 8PM.
The brain-child of director George Lucas, ILM has come a long way since its inception in 1975 when Lucas was armed with one million dollars, an ambitious script and a dream that would become STAR WARS, the worldwide pop culture phenomenon. George Lucas and ILM forever changed the way films are made while inspiring a new generation of both film-makers and scientists. RAIDERS, RAPTORS AND REBELS features interviews with artists, scientists, technicians, directors and actors as they tell the stories behind some of the world's favorite movie moments from films that include "star Wars".