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Star Wars Producer Raps Communists in Killer Heroes Movie

After ridding the universe of the Dark Side of the Force, Rick McCallum is aiming his cinematic light sabers at the Czech Communists.

The 60-year-old “Star Wars” producer moved to Prague with his Czech wife months before his former employer, George Lucas, sold his company to Walt Disney Co. for $4.05 billion. McCallum has now started work with local filmmakers on the real-life escape tale of five anti-Communists who sparked a major manhunt across East Germany in 1953.