January 23, 2014 – Star Wars attracts legions of fans because of its creative and artistic genius. Its plot lines, scriptwriting and overall execution (Props! Costumes! Special effects! Other-worldly creatures!) fire up the imagination.
So what’s a creative fan to do if he or she has been waiting ever so patiently – for decades even – for Hasbro (which holds the master toy license) to produce the long-requested CANE ADISS creature from Jabba the Hutt’s palace? While this creature has ranked among fans’ Top Ten list of most requested productions to Hasbro, the company to date has failed to produce any likeness of the esoteric two-headed creature.
Cane Adiss has no speaking role and is only seen briefly in the dark background in one or two shots in Return of the Jedi. One blog commentator has described him as “two mutated giraffes about to get it on” (Dr3w at coreplanets .com). Cane Adiss’s cameo occurs after Han Solo is unfrozen from carbonite by Princess Leia in her Boushh bounty hunter disguise, and then you hear Jabba’s hoary laughter and the curtain parts. The camera briefly captures the two-headed Cane Adiss in the background.
A moderator from www.jeditemplearchives.com, named Sjefke, decided to create his own Cane Adiss with cannibalized parts and creative determination. This is all the more remarkable when you consider that in the film, the creature has no visible body. Essentially, it consists of two puppet heads on a stick. Read about Sjefke’s award-winning creation here and see the photo below.
And here is yet another fan’s interpretation of what a full-bodied Cane Addis might look like. More pics and description here.
Congratulations to Sjefke and “jabbapalacespy” from www.rebelscum.com for their one-of-a-kind creations!