Empire Every Day 085

085: Harold Weed, an Industrial Light & Magic staffer who assisted in designing the Wampa costume for the Special Edition, was cast as the Wampa for this movie after he was used as the model for the costume. As he is six feet tall, the ice cave set for the re-shoots was built with a height of four and a half to five feet to create the illusion of the Wampa being closer to eight or nine feet in height.

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