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Rian Johnson Tweets Praise For New Fan-Made 8-Bit ‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer

By now you’ve probably seen the fan-made 8-bit video game trailer for The Last Jedi that’s based on the classic Super Nintendo video games. The retro video clip, created by John Stratman, caught the attention of fans and The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson today on Youtube. Read on for more details.

“Oh my god that is awesome. Well done!” wrote the ‘Episode VIII’ director.


A new shot-by-shot fan-made trailer titled “Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer the ‘8-bit'” has been shared online. The fan trailer attempts to mimic the original Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) 8-bit (actually 16-Bit) home video games that were popular in the 1980’s.


The clip posted on JoBlo Videos YouTube channel quickly drew attention, earning acclaim from fans and The Last Jedi director himself, Rian Johnson. The director tweeted his praise for the video mere hours after it had been posted online.


“Oh my god that is awesome. Well done!” Johnson tweeted. “Here’s something pleasant! Makes me want to replay Monkey Island.”




Here’s director Rian Johnson’s actual Twitter tweets:




Check out the fan trailer below, which features a delightfully nostalgic 8-bit soundtrack. The Last Jedi hits cinemas later this year on December 15th, and thankfully you won’t need to blow into a cartridge to see it.




For more 8-Bit clips, head on over to John Stratman‘s Twitter page.


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