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'Star Wars' fan film featuring Darth Maul draws acclaim online

It's only been out for two days, but a new fan film documenting the backstory of Darth Maul, the main villain of "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace," is already drawing more favorable reviews than the original film.

The 17-minute short film "Darth Maul: Apprentice" was released Saturday on YouTube by T7 Production. The film features Darth Maul completing his training and doing battle with a pack of Jedi. It isn't long on plot, but the visual effects are impressive.

Silas Allen

Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri. Read more ›