(1980) was one of the many sci-fi shoot-em-ups to be released in the wake of George Lucas. Produced and co-directed (uncredited) by indie master Roger Corman, the film was an unapologetic knock-off of Akira Kurosawa's 1954 action classic.And its 1960 American adaptation. All set in a far-future outer space. With special effects produced by the then-fledgling James Cameron. Featured a number of creative spaceship designs. Central to the story was the "Nell, " a sentient space fighter piloted by Richard "John Boy" Thomas who had earlier gained fame on CBS's. Casting: Millennium Models International (MMI). The item "Nell Spacecraft from Battle Beyond the Stars 1144 Resin Model Kit" is in sale since Thursday, April 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Science Fiction\Other Sci-Fi Models & Kits". The seller is "fantastik-plastik" and is located in Lake Forest, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.