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The idea of Star Wars recycling some original ideas is nothing new. Perhaps most notably, Luke Skywalker was originally set to be called Luke Starkiller in the film. However, creator George Lucas opted out of that name, and ultimately went with a name that sounded much less ominous. However, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, […]
The rumored Obi-Wan movie is reportedly gearing up for a production start next year.
Did we almost have a Han Solo movie before Disney bought Lucasfilm? It certainly seems that way. In a revealing new interview about the inspirations behind Solo: A Star Wars Story, co-writer Lawrence Kasdan reveals he was hired to write a Han Solo film before the big Disney purchase of Lucasfilm. Show More Summary
Kathleen Kennedy talks about George Lucas' brief involvement with Solo. A Star Wars Story. There are more rumours about Venom and the character's most famous comic book foe. Alex Garland teases a new sci-fi TV show in the works. Plus, new looks at Annihilation and the return of Legends of Tomorrow. Spoilers now! More »
The year in 1972. An 18-year-old Ron Howard is starring in George Lucas’ second film American Graffiti. Though Howard was already known for The Andy Griffith Show, Lucas is just starting out, with only THX 1138 under his belt. It turns out, way back in 1972, five years before the release of the first Star […]
George Lucas visited the set of Solo and helped out with a scene on the Millennium Falcon.
Following the controversial Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I couldn’t count the number of comments I saw that were of fans pleading Lucasfilm to let George Lucas back in to direct a Star Wars film. Now, it sounds like those fans will be getting their wish…sort of. RELATED – Solo: Ron Howard Teases Changes In […]
While visiting the set of Solo: A Star Wars Story, George Lucas helped out in a small, but key way.
Ron Howard has grown up in show business. He began his acting career at a young age as one of the main characters on The Andy Griffith Show and countless appearances on plenty of other classic TV shows. He was able to ride that waveShow More Summary
George Lucas visited the set of "Solo: A Star Wars Story," but he did more than just say hi. The creator of the "Star Wars" saga came up with a suggestion for a shot and director Ron Howard had the actors act it out. Lucasfilm head Kathleen...Show More Summary
On a Friday night a few weeks into filming, the almost entirely male crew threw a surprise birthday party for George Lucas. They ply the inexperienced 19-year-old Carrie Fisher with drinks. The scene gets a little scary, the men vying with each other for who is going to whisk her off. Show More Summary
The final shot of Kylo Ren was directly influenced by certain moments from George Lucas' Star Wars prequel movies.
Modesto’s Graffiti Night is an annual celebration re-creating the era of George Lucas’ 1973 movie “American Graffiti.” This photo accompanied a story by Patrick Goldstein in the June 22, 1986, Los Angeles Times. Goldstein reported:...Everything seems larger than life on what has become known as...
In 2008, we were basically living in another world. The Marvel Cinematic Universe didn't exist, we were still recovering from George Lucas' Star Wars prequilogy, and Fantastic Four was - ok let's be honest, in about the same place it is now. Show More Summary
Lucasfilm Executive Pablo Hidalgo explains George Lucas' role in helping create The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Two legendary guys are ringing in the new year together – Paul McCartney and George Lucas! The 75-year-old former The Beatles singer and the 73-year-old Star Wars director were spotted having lunch with their families on Sunday afternoon (December 31) in St. Barts. Paul‘s daughter, fashion designer Stella McCartney, was among those who joined the [...]
George Lucas admitted a long time ago that The Phantom Menace was too disjointed after an early screening.
Tweet Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi: Rian Johnston George Lucas is the Michael Palin of movie producers. No matter how many times we poke and prod the Star Wars franchise and beat it mercilessly on a hard critical surface producing not a glimmer of life; nothing will persuade him, like […]
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