Taika Waititi’s Favorite Star Wars Moment is a Quiet Lesson

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It looks like Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi's favorite Star Wars moment doesn't have anything to do with lightsaber battles or space fights.

Disney just recently released a docuseries exploring the making of Jon Favreau's hit Star Wars series, Star Wars: The Mandalorian, and in one of the episodes of the show, IG-11 actor and episode director Taika Waititi reveals his favorite moment in the galaxy far, far away (via Looper).

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While most Star Wars fans would opt for major scenes in the franchise, say, the Duel of Fates battle in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace or the Death Star run in Star Wars: A New Hope, Waititi's favorite scene is a quiet moment shared between Yoda and Luke Skywalker.

In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back we get to see Luke Skywalker in Dagobah to train under Jedi Master Yoda. During one of his lessons, Luke is made to retrieve his X-Wing from the swamps of the planet by using the Force. When Luke fails, he laments to his master about how heavy the ship is.

Teaching Luke a lesson in faith, Yoda raises three of his green fingers and easily raises the ship in the air by using the Force.

"I don't believe it!" Luke says in surprise.

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"That is why you fail," Yoda tells his student.

It's a quiet moment and Waititi's favorite. Perhaps we can expect the same quiet scenes when Waititi's Star Wars film releases?

Last week, Lucasfilm announced that Waititi was developing a brand new Star Wars feature, and while we don't really know that much about the project, fans are more than excited about the movie.

Star Wars: The Mandalorian season 2 is expected to premiere sometime late 2020.

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