Blackstar Warrior: Can You Dig It?


Check out the trailer for Blackstar Warrior, a spoof/homage to Star Wars, the Blaxploitation films of the seventies, and what might have happened if these two cinematic strains had ever had the opportunity to cross-pollinate.

In all likelihood, this is as much as we’ll ever see from the universe of Blackstar Warrior, but I’d love to see more. I’d sacrifice a thousand Jar Jar Binks and Anakin Skywalkers to see one feature-length Blackstar Warrior film. Learn more about this short at

Things like this always make me question if there’s a point where an intellectual property makes the leap from private holding to public myth. If there’s any candidate for that, it would be Star Wars. Maybe one day school children will learn about Obi Wan and Darth Vader alongside Zeus and Perseus.

Via the fine folks at IO9.