TV & FILM
brian-mcgee - June 13, 2018
When George Lucas inked that four billion dollar deal with Disney for Lucasfilm, he allegedly presented them with his outlines for Episodes VII, VIII, and IX. However, Disney decided to move in a different direction, and Lucas hinted as much in a recent interview he did with James Cameron for the latter's AMC miniseries James Cameron's Story Of Science Fiction.
However, Lucas apparently let on even more in further interviews. Livio Ramondelli—an illustrator for IDW Publishing—tweeted out these excerpts from an upcoming book that goes into further detail with the various people Cameron interviewed during his special...
As far as I've seen, these are the first specifics George Lucas has shared about what his vision of Episodes 7-9 would have been. This comes from @insighteditions awesome companion book to "James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction series" on AMC: pic.twitter.com/Wtlw8zlrqv
— Livio Ramondelli (@LivioRamondelli) June 12, 2018
So yeah, those of you who love midichlorians and the whole Jedi mythos that Lucas established in the Star Wars prequels are likely beside themselves with anger at the moment. Personally, I don't know that I would have wanted a deep dive into the "microbiotic world" of Star Wars, but then again I never really thought much of the prequels. I'm sure many of you feel otherwise and will let me know about it in the comments section below.
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