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Raiders of the Lost Ark: Karen Allen Talks Marion’s Independence
There are numerous female companions Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) came across upon his adventures, but the only one who got a second adventure in the George Lucas' film franchise was Marion Ravenwood, played by Karen Allen in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) The[...]
Mark Hamill: George Lucas Wanted Daffy Duck Playing Before Star Wars
It's no secret Star Wars creator George Lucas was inspired by numerous forms of storytelling, from adventure serials of Buck Rogers to the samurai films of Akira Kurosawa According to Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill, if Lucas had his way, he would have included something extra for audiences to prep them to see his feature[...]
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). Image courtesy of Lucasfilm
For those for a happier ending for the original protagonist of the Star Wars franchise in Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) had creator George Lucas had his way, you'd be sadly mistaken In Episode VIII, which in the current Disney/Lucasfilm canon is The Last Jedi (2017), the Jedi master astral projected himself at the end of[...]
Kanye West and Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
They said George Lucas' prequels were worse than the corporate-made Disney Star Wars Like Revenge of the Sith? We saw how Darth Vader was made! Like I watched that 10 times during COVID 'Don't jump Anakin, I've got the high ground!' I'm saying the prequels are better than anything…and I'm sorry Disney/Star Wars design team…no man,[...]
The Mandalorian and The Child (Image: Disney+)
Filoni was asked what feedback (if any) he received from George Lucas about the first season of The Mandalorian, and it sounds like their discussions tend to lean more towards larger filmmaking and production topics: "When I talk with him, I like to get more knowledge He'll give me some reminders, especially before I shoot[...]
Star Wars Fans Start Petition For Extended Cut Of Revenge Of The Sith
The original cut of the film has a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes, and apparently, there have been rumors for years that George Lucas has a four hour cut of the film The entire filming process of Sith was well-documented already in online blogs and production videos on the official Star Wars website[...]
LOS ANGELES - FEB 13: Ronald D. Moore arrives for the ‘Outlander’ Season 5 Premiere on February 13, 2020, in Hollywood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock.com)
Moore arrives for the 'Outlander' Season 5 Premiere on February 13, 2020, in Hollywood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock.com) But we can't help playing a round of "What Might've Been"; in this case, that time in 2004 when George Lucas was looking to develop a live-action Star Wars spinoff series entitled Star Wars: Underworld Moore was part of the[...]
“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”
While The Last Crusade was supposed to be the final film of the franchise, creator George Lucas decided to write The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) 19 years later The only common thread among them is Lucas, Ford, writer Philip Kaufman, and director Steven Spielberg. The Indiana Jones franchise grossed a combined $1.961 billion worldwide[...]
“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”
It also teased their son Mutt Williams (Shia LaBeouf) would succeed the protagonist Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr's (Ford) place. Created by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg returns as franchise director to helm the fifth film Crystal Skull co-writer David Koepp is expected to return to pen the script with Jonathan Kasdan In an interview with the Today[...]
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker- A Mess of a Movie, But Ultimately Enjoyable [REVIEW]
While the public's largely accepted the Star Wars' franchise permanent place in pop culture, there seems to be an ongoing internal struggle between fans and the conglomerate. Lucasfilm Why We Can't Have Nice Things Since Return of the Jedi's release, George Lucas decided to renovate and reinvent the Star Wars franchise through his Special Editions and the prequels[...]
"Star Wars": New Picture of Rey from "The Rise of Skywalker"
(Knives Out is spectacular and you should really go see it.) I also really like JJ Abrams and his workmanlike ability to synthesize Spielberg, Lucas, and all the other filmmakers I love into substantive popcorn flicks, from Star Trek to Super 8. Return of the Franchise One of the reasons I loved The Force Awakens so much[...]
Disney Has Chance to Fix Han/Greedo Scene in Star Wars for Disney+, Makes It Worse Instead
In the days since the new version was released, Disney has denied culpability in the edit, blaming it instead on the final acts of George Lucas before selling Star Wars to Disney, and if we know George Lucas, that does sound like something he would do But what about the deeper mystery, the meaning behind[...]