The scene from Empire that Lucas never wanted you to see

You remember that bit in The Empire Strikes Back when Han Solo tells Princess Leia, "You're as cold as this planet." You don't? That's because that scene was deleted. But the clip will make its way back into circulation with the Blu-ray release of the Star Wars saga on Sept. 16, 2011.

It turns out the words "You look like you could use a good kiss" weren't the only ones exchanged between Han Solo and Princess Leia in the corridor of Hoth's Echo Base. EW has the exclusive footage, here.

The deleted scene comes off as a bit date-rapey. But it's exciting—as well as mind-bending—to see an exchange that we know and love played out in a different way.

With lines like "You haven't learned how to be a woman," we think the alternate version isn't as good as the official one. EW, however, sees the alternate version as more adult.

What do you think?

Via EW.

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