Star Wait is being released on DVD Nov 1, 2005 with special celebrity commentaries from the original members of Mystery Science Theater, Freaks and Geeks, Amy Allen (Aayla Secura from Episodes II and III) and many many more.
Every time a new Star Wars film comes out, devoted fans from all over the world line up for 6 weeks on a street corner in Hollywood.
Who are these people? How do they deal with passerby making fun of them and most importantly, how do they go to the bathroom?
Star Wait (www.starwait.com) has those answers. Filmed over 6 weeks in the "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones” line and in the vein of reality shows like “The Real World,” Star Wait peers in on the lives of some of these colorful characters living in front of the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
Star Wait is being released on DVD November 1, 2005. DVD extras include: deleted scenes, a look at the “Revenge of the Sith Line” and celebrity guest commentaries including; The original members of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Joel Hodgson, Trace Bellieu, Josh Weinstein), cast members from Freaks and Geeks (Samm Levine and John Daley), Dana Gould (The Simpsons) Paget Brewster (Huff, Friends) Paul F. Tompkins (Mr. Show) and even a commentary from the punkers that got in a fight with the line members.
Star Wait runs 75 minutes and includes scenes like; How does a Christian band get along with Star Wars fans at 2 in the morning? Infighting among line members and with people in the street, and of course the final day leading up to the 12:01am showing of "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of The Clones."
Star Wait has been featured on: CNN, Good Day La, KNBC, KTLA, The Mark and Brian show and many other newspapers, television and radio programs. When it first hit the web, starwait.com was getting over 100,000 hits a week and is still a top destination to Star Wars fans from all over the world.
Star Wait is Produced/Directed by, Michael Rotman and Produced/Edited by Adam Schenck. Michael Rotman is an Emmy Nominated writer for his work on "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher." He has also worked as a writer /producer on shows such as; “Strip Poker,” The Simple Life” and “Nanny 911.” Rotman’s directing debut was "The Oz Witch Project" which Filmthreat said, "...deliver's more laughs in 9 minutes than most so-called comedy features." You can see more of his work on his web site: www.hackcomic.com