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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[...]
According to a new book published today by Oscar-winning film editor Paul Hirsch, writer-director George Lucas once described Star Wars as a Disney movie. Chicago Review Press Writing about George Lucas' comments during production on the first Star Wars: "This is basically a Disney movie," he said, "and those movies always make $16 million You can look it[...]
"Star Wars": Lawrence Kasdan Talks "Solo", Moving on from Franchise
The only other person outside of creator George Lucas, who's as creatively synonymous with Star Wars, is Lawrence Kasdan Kasdan wrote three of the nine episodic films and the standalone, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) in the franchise He spoke with SyFy at the Austin Film Festival about his return to Star Wars and[...]
George Lucas Felt Betrayed by Disney's Direction on Star Wars
With the release of Bob Iger's memoir today, some new comments from George Lucas about the direction of the Star Wars franchise have been made public. What we knew before the book's publication was that Lucas delivered some story ideas to Disney when they purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion There's always the worries that[...]
'The Clone Wars' Season 7 Trailer from Star Wars Celebration! [SWCC]
As the first ever Star Wars live-action show The Mandalorian and Disney's new streaming service usher Star Wars into a new era, is Star Wars animated content in danger of being sidelined? It was George Lucas himself who started Star Wars down the path to animated success through his subsidiary Lucasfilm Animation[...]
What's Going on With 'Flash Gordon' Remake Post Disney's Fox Purchase?
We're only beginning to scratch the surface of all the possibilities in a Disney-owning-Fox world; what films and limboing projects may yet see the light of day with the House of Mouse acquisitions? One that we had totally forgot about was a long-gestating reboot/remake of classic serial comic, Flash Gordon. If you know your Star Wars lore,[...]
Clone Wars sdcc 2018
And, of course, to drop the bomb that The Clones Wars is coming back via Disney Direct, Disney's new streaming service. Along with the members of his team, Filoni brought along a host of his own original drawings, created during his story meetings at George Lucas's famous ranch Athena and Dave recounted these yearly two-week sessions,[...]
We May Still Get a Willow Sequel, Ron Howard Says
The high fantasy film was directed by Howard, starred Val Kilmer, was produced by George Lucas, and was advertised as a big giant high fantasy epic that would possibly reinvent the genre Needless to say, that's not what happened, and the film has sort of sat on the back shelf of '80s fantasy titles. In an interview with[...]
Let's Talk About AMC Visionaries: James Cameron's Story Of Science Fiction Episode 1
Wells "War of the Worlds"-  how making it the general populace affected by invasion was his stab at English Colonialism. "I wouldn't have done War of the Worlds if not for 9/11.  America is not used to being attacked," Spielberg said. Then Christopher Nolan joins Cameron, and they talk about the possibility of intelligent life.  The conversation[...]
[#WonderCon] That Time George Lucas Visited the Ready Player One Set
Moderated by Access Hollywood's Scott Mantz (who did NOT bring up La La Land once, surprisingly), some new stories about the production emerged, including a pal of Steven Spielberg showing up on set. Apparently George Lucas visited, and he wouldn't stop giving Steven a bad time about shooting digital[...]
Indiana Jones 5
There were also the random reports about a Chris Pratt-fronted Indy, but those have since been largely dismissed. There have also been no shortage of rumors about what the 5th film may be about, but everyone confirms there will NOT be an appearance of Shia LaBeouf's Mutt character from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (*sigh of relief*). Back[...]