JEDI JUNKIES features Star Wars fans from all over the world and interviews with celebrity insiders, including Olivia Munn (Attack of the Show, Newsroom), director Eduardo Sanchez (Blair Witch Project), and actors from the Star Wars films, including Ray Park(Darth Maul) Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Orli Shoshan (Shaak Ti) and Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett).
A few of the many fans profiled in the film include:
Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan – creators of the popular “Chad Vader” fan films on YouTube.
Dennis Ward – writer/director, “Stuck on Star Wars.” Ward built a life-size Millennium Falcon in his backyard for his film.
John Bardy – directed and produced “Tremors of the Force” and other Star Wars fan films.
Flynn – founder of New York Jedi, a choreography troupe. The group creates elaborate lightsaber battles for “Big Apple Con” and other events.
Bob Iannaccone - creates stainless steel lightsaber replicas for a living out of his tool shed.
Aerosith – a Star Wars tribute band that performs at special events.
The Special Edition DVD is loaded with features including:
Filmmaker Commentary; Deleted and Extended Scenes; Three Featurettes: The Stars of Star Wars, Build Your Own Action Figure, and The Cult of Slave LeiaType your paragraph here.
JEDI JUNKIES is a one-of-a-kind documentary film about the world’s most dedicated Star Wars fans. From lightsaber-wielding martial artists to filmmakers who dedicate their time and energy creating fan films, the film offers viewers a rare glimpse into extreme fans’ personal and professional self-expression.