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Had He Kept Lucasfilm George Lucas Would Have Made Three More Films Further Explaining the Nature of the Force

George Lucas appeared on James Cameron’s series Story of Science Fiction and at one point went into the origin behind the idea of midi-chlorians and their connection to real life science, and how he blended that with his mythical Force to further explain its tangible side in the prequels, uncovering his idea behind the nature of […]

Star Wars Concept Art Shows That George Lucas’s Influence Can Be Seen In The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi

We’re not even done with the Sequel Trilogy yet, with the third movie just less than two years away, and fans are already wondering about what could have been had the Maker himself decided to stick around to direct at least The Force Awakens like he had originally planned to do. Some newly-unveiled concept art released in […]

Exploring the Modern Myth (Part 1): An Introduction to Joseph Campbell – The Grandfather of Star Wars

If George Lucas is the father of Star Wars, that makes Joseph Campbell its grandfather. Many of you have probably heard of the world-renowned scholar, famous for his work in the fields of comparative mythology and comparative religion. It was at Skywalker Ranch, way back in 1988 (while Lucas was still developing his ideas for […]

George Lucas Still Occasionally Gives Input on the Jedi!

He may be retired, but George Lucas can’t help but be a presence in the creation of Star Wars even if his role does seem to shrink with each passing release. Entertainment Weekly has a nice piece out today that gives us a bit of insight into the ongoing presence of the creator. Tim Levers (Rebo)

The Dreamer, The Rebel: Happy 73rd Birthday George Lucas!

Happy Birthday George Lucas! The maker turns 73 today. If it were not for him there would be a galaxy sized void in our hearts and souls, in more ways than we could possibly imagine… John HoeyJohn Hoey is the Co-Lead Editor and Senior Writer for Star Wars News Net and the host of The Resistance […]

Editorial: George Lucas Should Be at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Could He Be One of the Surprises?

It has been a whirlwind few years since Disney purchased Lucasfilm and woke the dormant beast that was the Star Wars franchise. When George Lucas sold his company, and the rights to the franchise, he announced his intention to retire and remove himself completely from Star Wars. This of course meant he would no longer […]

J.J. Abrams Talks his Favorite John Williams Star Wars Track.

J.J. Abrams shares his thoughts on his favorite Star Wars soundtrack cues and fans finally get to see legendary composer John Williams receive his AFI Life Achievement award tonight on television. Read on for more details. Chad Stevens (Sen Cosmicflight)

John Williams Receives AFI Lifetime Achievement Award. George Lucas Retires from Filmmaking.

  At a ceremony in Los Angeles last night, John Williams became the first ever composer to receive AFI’s lifetime achievement award. The star studded affair celebrated Williams 150+ composing credits and celebrated a man who has had an immeasurable impact on the world of film. Variety has a story this morning on the events […]

Happy Birthday George Lucas!

He may not be actively involved with the day to day operations of Lucasfilm or be an active participant in the ongoing business of creating Star Wars anymore, but today is a day to thank and celebrate the man who made it all.  Today is the 72nd birthday of George Lucas. The visionary, quirky, genius […]

Star Wars Creator George Lucas Recognized at Kennedy Center Honors

George Lucas was one of five honorees at the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday night.  Lucas was called out for his legacy in the film industry.  Legendary Director and friend of George Steven Spielberg spoke specifically of Lucas the groundbreaking visionary. Tim Levers (Rebo)

George Lucas has Seen The Force Awakens and he Really Liked it!

After several interviews from the past few weeks, where Gorge Lucas expressed his bitterness on the fact that Disney decided not to use his ideas for the upcoming trilogy, now George Lucas revealed that he actually already has seen the movie and he “really liked it”! Val Trichkov (Viral Hide)Founder of SWNN, MNN and The […]

UPDATE 2! EW Adds Additional Detail and Quotes from Abrams. George Lucas Discusses Why He Stopped Directing Star Wars Movies and His Lack of Involvement in the New Films

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Vanity Fair has a brief but illuminating interview today with the creator, George Lucas.  It it Lucas opens up about why exactly he won’t be directing any more Star Wars movies.  It seems he just didn’t want to deal with the criticism and backlash anymore. Tim Levers (Rebo)

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