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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.
The advances in technology are rapidly changing the way we live our lives and, in the case of actors, earning their next paychecks. As Alan Cumming told me during an interview for George Lucasí fairytale musical endeavor, neither he nor his Strange Magic co-star Evan Rachel Wood landed their roles through practical means.
Spoiler culture affects 100% of George Lucas' work. The man behind the original Star Wars movies had to deal with them all the time, as paparazzi and intrepid fans tried to snap as many pics and glean as many details as they could before the films came out. Now that heís moved on to different pastures, itís not as big of a problem anymore. But that doesnít mean he likes them any less.
It was revealed in a recent interview that George Lucas, the father of the Star Wars movies, had originally planned to make Episode 7 before Disney purchased Lucasfilm. He even began developing some ideas for the next installment, which he passed along to Disney. As it turns out, though, the Mouse House and J.J. Abrams didnít use Lucasí treatment ideas for the current script.
When George Lucas sold his company along with the rights to the Star Wars franchise to Disney back in 2012, it certainly felt as if history had turned a page on the visionary who had given popular culture so much. However, the exact reasons he had washed his hands of the legendary sci-fi franchise that he built from the ground up has been a mystery for a while.
George Lucas isn't someone you want upset at you. He's a very wealthy and very powerful man. That's why we're fearing for the the Academy after hearing news of the filmmaker's latest beef with the organization.
Did you know that Star Wars creator George Lucas originally made plans to write and direct the continuation himself before the big buy? Turns out it was a lot more extensive than he thought, which was why he put a cork on that inkling.
George Lucas sent Steven Spielberg a wonderful telegram just before the 1982 Academy Awards, which pretty much epitomizes their adorable friendship.