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Kyle Newman's Fanboys, a celluloid tribute to Star Wars fans, was supposed to hit theaters in 2007, but distributors The Weinstein Company thought they could turn it into a bigger event. They hired Steven Brill to reshoot scenes with more dirty jokes and nudity, and removed a key downer cancer bit from the plot. After news of the new version leaked, an online rebellion was mounted that was every bit as dramatic as the Clone Wars.
Here Newman talks about the monumental campaign which was waged in order to get his original vision into theaters.Kyle Newman's Fanboys, a celluloid tribute to Star Wars fans, was supposed to hit... more