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Although Colin Trevorrow has already been confirmed as the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, some fans are taking this action to get George Lucas to replace him.
It turns out that Mark Hamill knew about George Lucas' plans for the Star Wars prequels all the way back in 1980. Pity he didn't try and change his mind. Boom.
Star Wars creator George Lucas got in some hot water recently when he referred to Disney a bunch of "white slavers," but he has now backpedaled from that ill-advised remark and apologized.
Back when Lucasfilm was first purchased by Disney and the new trilogy was first announced, it sounded like the idea was to use ideas that George Lucas already had as the foundation of the new films. That didn’t last very long.
The man who helmed the Lord of the Rings franchise shares his thoughts on the creator of Star Wars.
In the last 40 years Star Wars has continued to be as big a deal today as it was when it premiered, if not even bigger. But, George Lucas simply wanted to make a movie that young people could relate to.
Nowadays everyone hates George Lucas. But it's easy to forget how talented a filmmaker he was. In fact, in his prime, George Lucas was a downright movie genius.
With a new Star Wars movie on the way, George Lucas is on lot of minds, but it's not just fans, as contemporaries like Francis Ford Coppola are also giving him some thought, and the Godfather director has one big issue with that galaxy far, far away.
We learned a few days ago that George Lucas has already seen The Force Awakens. The word coming off that screening was that Lucas liked the movie. Now, however, Lucas has spoken publicly about the film, himself.
Despite the fact that he guided the franchise from birth, George Lucas didn't have anything to do with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but he had a very good reason for sitting this one out.
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 doesn’t 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 don’t 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 – as well as love – 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.