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George Lucas admitted that it's going to be very weird to see a Star Wars film for the first time without being involved in the production. He even compared the experience to a painful divorce.
While George Lucas was the man behind Star Wars from the beginning he only directed the first film in the original trilogy. When it came time for the prequel trilogy however, Lucas famously, or infamously, directed all three of the films.
When Disney first announced the return of the Star Wars saga it was originally reported that the new films would be based on stories written by the franchise creator George Lucas. Them it turned out that was not the case.
Though George Lucas may have helped birth some of the biggest movies of all time, now that he's moved on from Lucasfilm, don't expect to see him direct any big budget movies anytime soon.
Few movies have had an enormous impact on both the film industry and pop culture, but Star Wars, a.k.a. Episode IV: A New Hope, can count itself on that list. However, that doesnít keep it safe from receiving an Honest Trailer.
George Lucas takes a lot of heat for how he altered the original versions of his Star Wars films, but he once had a very different view on the idea of people altering old films.
If you're not entirely up on your Star Wars trivia, it may surprise you to know that Luke Skywalker wasn't actually the original name of the hero in the original 1977 film. Instead, writer/director George Lucas initially intended the character to be named Luke Starkiller.
George Lucas knows that you donít like the Prequel Trilogy. If he has paid any attention to the criticisms hurled at his last three Star Wars films, he understands that the movies centered around the rise and fall of Anakin Skywalker failed to live up to fan anticipation.
Most people will agree that the Star Wars prequels have their fair share of flaws. Despite the mixed reaction to the more recent trilogy, Star Wars creator George Lucas has opened up about his inspiration Ė as well as love Ė for one of the series more hated elements: Jar Jar Binks.
The Star Wars expansion extends far beyond The Force Awakens. The latest development, however, will allow fans to set aside the boundaries of 2-dimensionality and step inside their favorite movie scenes.
Whether or not Han shot first is the most heated debate in all of Star Wars lore, but a newly unearthed draft of the A New Hope script may close the book on this argument once and for all.
George Lucas has revealed that he never believed that the technology would exist for him to make the Star Wars prequels.
The indelible visuals of the Star Wars films often overshadow the critical element of sound. However, thanks to a fan-made supercut showcasing the work of sound man legend, Ben Burtt on the Original Trilogy of films, the spotlight on the amazing audio effects of those films can be fully appreciated.
It was all the way back in January that we exclusively reported that George Lucas' ideas for Star Wars: Episode 7 were ignored by J.J. Abrams and company, as the production decided to go in a different direction with what would wind up being Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But why was it exactly that the Star Wars creators notes were ignored?
Whatís a Jedi to do when he or she falls in love? Suppress those feelings, apparently.This didnít sit well with one young Star Wars fan, so he did what any hopeful Padawan would do, he wrote a persuasive letter to George Lucas to rectify the situation.
George Lucas, the father of Star Wars, one of historyís most beloved movie franchises of all time, the founder of Lucasfilm, is a man of simple tastes. Even for a conversation with Stephen Colbert at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in front of an audience of hundreds of people, he still dons his same old grandpa jeans and white sneakers.
Stephen Colbert and George Lucas are sitting opposite each other having an intense conversation. The setting is the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. The topic is Howard the Duck.
Mark Hamill has opened up about George Lucas' directorial style on Star Wars, and he's far from complimentary.
This may come as a shock, but James Earl Jones was not the first person to audition for the role of Darth Vader in Star Wars, nor was he George Lucasí first choice. We know, thatís pretty much blasphemy at this point, but this comes from the mouth of Lucas himself. During a recent ceremony honoring James Earl Jones, the father of Star Wars made a special appearance to reveal the 11 other names he considered for Vader.
The prequels might have been panned critically, but it wasn't all bad. These Star Wars prequels characters make the prequels worth watching.