“On Aug. 10, Colbert showcased his lightsaber skills in front of a green screen on his Comedy Central show ”The Colbert Report.” Soon, fans were filling in the background with video, placing the host in the realm of ”Star Wars,” and posting them online,” reports the New York Times.
What a clever idea. I have posted his original green screen clip below and the best fan made example so far. You can view more at http://www.codebot.org/colbert/.
Original Green Screen
Stephen Colbert vs. Rancor