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That's impossible, even for a computer

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This might be old news to most, but I looked something up on a whim today that I’ve always wondered about.
When I was a kid, I always thought the pilot in the briefing room that Luke was talking to was Wedge. After a while I began to doubt it though, because he didn’t look the same. At some point I just started pretending it was Wedge because I thought it was cool for him to appear there.

Anyway, after about two minutes of research I just discovered that it is supposed to be Wedge, but he was played by Colin Higgins rather than Denis Lawson.
https://futureofstarwars.wordpress.com/2017/01/01/the-mystery-of-wedge-antilles/

Who knew? According to that article, Denis Lawson’s lines in SW and Empire were all dubbed over, too. They must have done a good job, because I’ve never noticed.

Bonus question: What’s your favorite Wedge Antilles quote?

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Yeah, that guy in the briefing room has been referred to as “fake wedge” for as long as I can remember.

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It’s actually funny because it seems like a lot of us connected him with Wedge since before we were aware that it was intended.

Keep Circulating the Tapes.

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Anybody else ever notice that Wedge was dubbed? It’s never been obvious to me.
Maybe I’ll notice now on my next viewing, which will be kind of unfortunate.

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I like the “That’s impossible” line too, because apparently he was right. Maybe Luke was unknowingly using the force to bullseye those womp rats.

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Head canon: He was a different guy named Wedge, and he decided to abandon the rebellion between the briefing and the launch of the attack.

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Darths & Droids explained it rather simply: Wedge is a shapeshifter.

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flametitan said:

Darths & Droids explained it rather simply: Wedge is a shapeshifter.

“I think he’s a he, and I think he is a Changeling.”

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Hal 9000 said:

Head canon: He was a different guy named Wedge, and he decided to abandon the rebellion between the briefing and the launch of the attack.

Antilles is a common name in the SW galaxy, so sure, why not say Wedge is too?

Wedge Antilles is the John Smith of Star Wars.

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Perhaps he’s Wedge Organa.

I can no longer call myself a Star Wars fan. I’m sick of the same played-out aesthetics/tropes being remixed/regurgitated time-&-time again; I’m sick of the deteriorating characterization/worldbuilding which have been in play since 1983; I’m sick of the toxic fanboys from all ideological camps; I’m sick of the capitalist pigs who refuse to allow this IP into the public domain where it rightly belongs. So while I may still admire the first two films for their technical achievements and characters, I’m no longer capable of enjoying Star Wars in any capacity due to the reasons delineated above.