Talk about a Big Chill (get it? because that was the name of Kasdan's....eh, nevermind). While giving an interview to IGN about what his role as producer and writer of the new Star Wars movies will entail, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi co-writer Lawrence Kasdan kind of passive aggressively made sure to let everyone know that he thinks the prequels are garbage too.
I was pleased that there would be new ones, that there was a chance to capture some of the spirit of the original trilogy that I'd worked on. I thought there's an audience out there — my grandchildren, lots of original Star Wars people — and there always will be. It's only good that we try to do some more great ones. Read More »