It almost makes one wonder what would have happened if Disney had followed George Lucas’s script outlines more closely. . Let the debates begin. George Lucas reveals what he would have done with Star Wars episodes 7 to 9 The story would have focussed on midi-chlorians and the Whills Ever since George Lucas … But it was the right thing to do,’ the filmmaker said in a new book Let’s just say, I think that there’s room in the universe for another attempt at putting this beloved and big-souled property on film. I was two when Jedi came out and was graduating high school when I sat down to watch Phantom Menace, much to my horror and dismay. It’s not clear from Iger’s reflections just how much was changed, or what plot points Disney tossed out or kept alive, or how this would have all looked if Lucas had maintained control over his IP. The pair will adapt the Serial Productions podcast into a half-hour scripted series. One can only imagine what that must feel like. You know how you’re allowed to call your little brother a “dingus,” but nobody else is? However, as soon as production for the film began it was very obvious for him that he would not be getting what he wanted for the films. George Lucas is an idea guy. Behind Star Wars' Fans Love-Hate Relationship with George Lucas The Star Wars fandom is passionate and vocal at the best of times. Log in or link your magazine subscription, George Lucas Felt ‘Betrayed’ by Disney’s New, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Out at. Star Wars creator George Lucas has explained why he sold the hugely popular franchise to Disney in 2012. They went another ...[+] direction. George Lucas wanted Disney to use his script for the new Star Wars trilogy. Bob Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, divulged in his new book, The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, that Lucas low-key hates the current trilogy. George Lucas may not have cared for The Force Awakens, but right now it seems like he has little reason to hate on The Mandalorian at all. Already a subscriber? Kanye West Loves George Lucas ‘Star Wars’ Prequels & Hates Disney Sequels October 26, 2020 Jordan Ruimy Kanye West is a huge fan of the “ Star Wars ” Prequel Trilogy. Casanova’s Gang Was Taking Notes on a Criminal F–ing Conspiracy, Chance the Rapper’s Former Manager Sues Him and Brutally Roasts. © 2020 Vox Media, LLC. The Return Of The Jedi released in 1983. Star Wars 8: 'Cranky' George Lucas was NOT IMPRESSED with THIS about The Last Jedi STAR WARS 8 filmmaker reveals the one thing George Lucas was not impressed with about The Last Jedi. In a statement issued late on Thursday, Lucas says he misspoke and used a “very inappropriate analogy”. Defenders will likely point to the following comment from one of Lucas’ reps published by Hollywood Reporter : Tagged: George Lucas , Jon Favreau , lucasfilm , Star Wars This topic has 20 replies, 18 voices, and was last updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago by WitheyBD . “Now, in the first meeting with him about the future of Star Wars, George felt betrayed, and while this whole process would never have been easy for him, we’d gotten off to an unnecessarily rocky start,” Iger writes in the book, recounting that the filmmaker was “upset” and “disappointed.” There was no formal agreement that Disney would use Lucas’s stories, but Iger felt bad for surprising him with the news. "Will I keep doing this throughout my life? "He knew that I was going to stand firm on the question of creative control, but it wasn’t an easy thing for him to accept. Disney ditched my ideas for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' George Lucas says The creator of "Star Wars" says Disney "didn't really want" to use his ideas and came up with something new instead. The Last Jedi in particular was a divisive film. Has George Clooney Really Been Cutting His Hair With a Vacuum for Decades? The Mandalorian premieres on DIsney+ on November 12th. In an interview with Charlie Rose, George Lucas calls the "Star Wars" films his "kids" and says he sold them to "white slavers." © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. We all know that George Lucas had written some outlines for a sequel trilogy and was sore when Disney did not in the event use them, or at least “developed” them to the point that Lucas no longer recognized them as his own ideas. He has great ideas. The actor doubled-down on his claim and demonstrated his Flowbee technique on, How to Give Netflix, Hulu, and Other Streaming Services As Gifts. The story would have focussed on midi-chlorians and the Whills . George Lucas Was Disappointed With Lack of Originality in ‘Force Awakens,’ Disney Chief Bob Iger Says. These associates told Kamran that George Lucas hated The Last Jedi, and called it “soulless.” He also says that his associates told him that Jon Favreau hates The Last Jedi as well. George Lucas has thoughts on the current state of Star Wars.The franchise's creator has made no secret that he's disappointed that Lucasfilm, the company he sold to Disney in 2012 for $4.06 billion, hasn't followed his outlines for the direction of the series. We mean, those vocal individuals are entitled to their views. George Lucas Hates Disney’s Adaptation Of The Newest Star Wars George Lucas had sold the Star Wars franchise to Disney on the promise that they would honor what he wanted for the last three films. Who knows? Abrams, Rian Johnson, Kathleen Kennedy, and a handful of executives from Disney can put their heads together and churn out whatever they want, but without input from Lucas, for better or for worse, it’s not really Star Wars. Before Disney purchased Lucasfilm, George Lucas oversaw the Star Wars universe and introduced the world to some of the most iconic characters in Hollywood history, while creating a … The reality of a new Star Wars trilogy from Lucas has been an ongoing topic of conversation for years, but the sale of Lucasfilm in 2012 made fans realize that Disney’s vision would forever supersede what Lucas had in mind. George Lucas and Jon Favreau hate the Last Jedi according to writer and producer Kamran Pasha and Lucas is ‘Horrified’ at what has happened to Star Wars under Disney. In his new book, “The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company,” And the more profits a company has, the more controversial it becomes. An Investigation Into. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. It’s also important to remember that Lucas was under no obligation to sell before finishing his nine-movie cycle. *Sorry, there was a problem signing you up. The trade war stuff was interesting, but far too predominant. It arrives on Netflix a year late — and it’s an ideal balm for 2020. "In the first meeting with him about the future of Star Wars, George felt betrayed, and while this whole process would never have been easy for him, we’d gotten off to an unnecessarily rocky start. Let me know on Twitter or Facebook. After eight and five seasons on the Bravo reality series, respectively. Drakeo the Ruler’s First Post-Prison Album Flexes on the Justice System, What Is Shawn Mendes Like As a Boyfriend? Maybe more input and guidance from Lucas would have helped them hew closer to the ideas and fiction that Lucas intended. Their relationship with George Lucas… George Lucas Is Fine With Star Wars: The Mandalorian According to Disney CEO By Kofi Outlaw - November 7, 2019 01:10 pm EST Share 1 Comments 1 The Star Wars franchise is … He just had a hard time translating that to the screen, and I think it's very hard to do that. You\'ll receive the next newsletter in your inbox. Then again, it’s even more difficult to imagine having billions of dollars. Lucas mentions the “white slavers” around the 50-minute mark) The father of “Star Wars” also opened up about why he and Disney were split on their decisions for the franchise’s future. George Lucas “Horrified” By Disney’s Star Wars – Jon Favreau Hates TLJ! That’s not surprising. Disney investors have been trying to get George Lucas back for a few months now. Instead, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy (Lucasfilm’s president), and Iger blindsided Lucas with the new plot. What’s your take on all of this? The Fans Are Winning - George Lucas Hates Disney's Star Wars! Jack Shepherd … Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy revealed why she believes George Lucas expressed dissatisfaction towards Disney’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. direction. The 40 Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/ Disneyland Resort via Getty Images), EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, Michigan Economic Development Corporation with Forbes Insights. He could have finished his three next films first. They went another ...[+] direction. Disney is a giant in the entertainment business, which is bound to draw criticism. They went another ... [+] direction. The whole thing is perfect fodder for both sequel-trilogy haters and prequel-trilogy stans. The performances elevate this Showtime series, but the focus on plot thickening gums up the works. And yet, notice the pattern; before the Prequels, Lucas refused permission to explore Yoda's race at all, but he was gradually relaxing those rules prior to Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm. They hate George Lucas because he cast Sam Jackson as Mace Windu. "„Star Wars“-Schöpfer George Lucas verrät: Darum hat er die Reihe an Disney verkauft " „Star Wars“-Schöpfer George Lucas hat endlich verraten, warum e Ich weiß, dass alles, was ich suche, hier ist, Filme schauen, Serien schauen, Bildung, Spiele, Prüfungen, Nachrichten, aktuelle Ereignisse und … In 2012, Disney acquired LucasFilm for $2.2 billion in cash and $1.855 billion in stock. "George Lucas has revealed why he sold the house to Lucasfilm Star wars In George Lucas's comments on selling Star Wars to Disney... “I sold them to the white slavers that takes these things, and… They looked at the stories, and they said, ‘We want to make something for the fans. After creating a global phenomenon with the Star Wars franchise, fans were shocked when George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney back in 2012, even if … Well screw them all. The company’s decision to premiere its 2021 titles on HBO Max has major segments of the movie industry up in arms. George Lucas and Jon Favreau hate the Last Jedi according to writer and producer Kamran Pasha and Lucas is ‘Horrified’ at what has happened to Star Wars under Disney. Do I want to go through this again? "Alan Horn and I read George’s outlines and decided we needed to buy them, though we made clear in the purchase agreement that we would not be contractually obligated to adhere to the plot lines he’d laid out. Did Kathleen Kennedy and Rian Johnson kill his children? It turns out, Lucas had the final three films mapped out but Disney was under no obligation to see his ideas through to fruition. George Lucas went to the Frank Herbert School of World Building. There’s always a gray windswept beach. In his recent memoir, The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger reflects on the LucasFilm acquisition and Lucas’s early days working with Disney on the new trilogy (via Digital Spy): "He agreed to send us three copies of the outlines: one for me; one for [Walt Disney Company Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary] Alan Braverman; and one for [Co-Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney Studios] Alan Horn, who’d just been hired to run our studio. Screenwriter Kamran Pasha appeared on Geeks + Gamers, and stated that he has friends who work at Lucasfilm and have associations with George Lucas himself. "And so he reluctantly agreed to be available to consult with us at our request. That is, until Disney came along with pockets larger than the Challenger Deep. It wasn’t until 1999 that The Phantom Menace hit theaters. Here’s Iger again: "George immediately got upset as they began to describe the plot and it dawned on him that we weren’t using one of the stories he submitted during the negotiations. George Lucas told Cinema Blend in an interview posted yesterday that when he sold Lucasfilm to Disney in 2012, along with the company came some of his ideas for a new Star Wars trilogy. You may opt-out by. I also am reminded of the prequel trilogy, which Lucas had total control over, and which was, in every sense of the word, terrible. If it didn’t get Lucas’s blessing, is it really canon? ‘You Just Screwed the Film Business’: Panic Over the Warner Bros. News Sets In. I write about video games, TV and movies. I promised that we would be open to his ideas (this was not a hard promise to make; of course we would be open to George Lucas’ ideas), but like the outlines, we would be under no obligation.". George Lucas Hates Last Jedi & White Slavers Disney Kill Star Wars? I generally like the new Star Wars movies, though not as much as the originals. Despite creating beloved franchises like Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Lucas has become a divisive figure in popular culture., Lucas has become a divisive figure in popular culture. But there is little evidence to back that argument. 'I've spent my life creating ‘Star Wars’ – 40 years – and giving it up was very, very painful. George Lucas created Star Wars.He’s the godfather of the entire saga. “I think there’s plenty of examples where people create something that is fundamental to who they are, where it’s difficult letting go and watching that become something different. By Padraig Cotter Jun 12, 2018 All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. Pat Corcoran is claiming over $3 million in missed commissions after his April firing. Lucas later apologised for criticising Disney, the studio behind the new film. We got midichlorians for goodness sake. Kennedy’s comments come after Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed in his new book that Lucas was dissatisfied with The Force Awakens. Oscar Futures: Is Tom Hanks’s Long Oscar Drought Over for Good? George Lucas, famed creator of Star Wars, has been mostly silent on what stories he wanted to tell with potential Star Wars sequels after he sold the company to Disney. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/ Disneyland Resort via … Lucas tried to do way too much with CGI. Disney wants George Lucas to take the reigns from Kathleen Kennedy and save Star Wars.” Doomcock elaborated, “Yes my friends, 10 days ago I received the following rumor from my source. George Lucas wanted Disney to use his script for the new Star Wars trilogy. George Lucas’ Star Wars Holiday Special lived in infamy for decades, but the much-maligned film may have found its redemption with Disney. It’s easy to feel bad for Lucas, whose own creation was suddenly no longer his to shape and direct. George Lucas reportedly always believed that Boba Fett survived his apparent fate -- but claimed Palpatine could only return under one circumstance. Disney hate is nothing new, it has grown over the years. That’s even slower than another George I’m a big fan of whose name I will not mention. (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/ Disneyland Resort via Getty Images). That’s pretty much how George Lucas feels about the Star Wars franchise, according to Comicbook.com. As with all things Star Wars, from The Empire Strikes Back to Jar Jar Binks, the newest trilogy of films in the Skywalker Saga have been controversial. Last week, the rapper was a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience, West went on a rant about the “Star Wars” franchise. The release of Disney+’s LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is the most obvious nod to the 1978 made-for-TV special, but the franchise has had several other recent Star Wars Holiday Special references. After 20-year gap between nominations, Hanks will look to go two in a row with the Western, How to Tell If You’re in a Serious Lesbian Period Romance. They decided they didn’t want to use those stories, they decided they were going to do their own thing. The final installment in the Skywalker Saga, The Rise Of Skywalker, hits theaters on December 20th. Nicole Kidman Seen Recklessly Giving It Some Zazz in. He’s not necessarily a script guy, however, and a large part of the original trilogy’s success was his collaboration with other writers and directors who helped turn his ideas into engaging filmmaking. Do I want to go through this again? According to Hollywood wirter and filmmaker Kamran Pasha, George Lucas and Jon Favreau HATED The Last Jedi, and were horrified by Disney Star Wars. Other vid: … George Lucas, famed creator of Star Wars, has been mostly silent on what stories he wanted to tell with potential Star Wars sequels after he sold the company to Disney… All rights reserved. This, coupled with George Lucas’ public distancing from the Disney Trilogy in making it known that they didn’t use his treatments and went their own way instead lends credence to these comments. Of course, with the latest two films in the series–Solo: A Star Wars Story and Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi–controversy has only deepened. George Lucas wanted Disney to use his script for the new Star Wars trilogy. So what to make of all of this? One has to look through rosy-tinted glasses to believe such a thing. We caught up with the comedian on Instagram Live today. Did George Lucas Approve Of Star Wars Exploring Yoda's Species? https://screenrant.com/star-wars-sequels-disney-movies-george-lucas-opinion ", The Force Of Other Companies Buying Yours Out. Harris Mayersohn Has an Objectively Good and Cool Name. With a fandom deeply invested in the decades-long space opera franchise, you’re never going to please everyone. "Will I keep doing this throughout my life? George Lucas explains why he sold Star Wars to Disney, and the answer is much more than just the four billion dollars he was paid. When Lucas met with Disney to go over the trilogy’s direction, he discovered that the company would not be using all his ideas. He’d much rather have the story lines that he wrote and gave to Disney along with Lucasfilm, like the tale of Kira, a female Jedi Padawan who trains with grumpy exile Luke Skywalker. The movies would deal with creatures who feed on the force. That is, until Disney came along with pockets larger than the Challenger Deep. It’s the perfect present for these housebound times. a very large pile of money to comfort oneself over loss of creative control. There’s suddenly a storm of outburts about a week-old interview that George Lucas had with Charlie Rose. . Kennedy told Rolling Stone that Lucas can’t move on from his project. At first glance, then, The Mandalorian seems to take Star Wars in a direction Lucas would never approve of. That’s . Is it Dead? The series will be based on the DC Comics character introduced in 2019. The fact is, he didn’t. Dune hasn't translated well to the screen because of all the back information necessary to understand things. Kanye West is a huge fan of the “Star Wars” Prequel Trilogy. George Lucas thinks his abandoned plans for Star Wars Episodes VII-IX wouldn't have gone down well with fans. There’s suddenly a storm of outburts about a week-old interview that George Lucas had with Charlie Rose. She’s dreamed a little dream of a Fosse number. It’s easy to say, in retrospect, that Lucas would have done a better job. Back when Lucasfilm was first purchased by Disney and the new trilogy was first announced, it sounded like the idea was to use ideas that George Lucas already had … (Photo by Richard Harbaugh/ Disneyland Resort via Getty Images) Some parts of it may be bad, but at least they’re his bad stories. "George Lucas has revealed why he sold the house to Lucasfilm Star wars In George Lucas reveals what he would have done with Star Wars episodes 7 to 9. They hate George Lucas because he made Jar Jar Binks. They hate George Lucas because he made an Ewok's eye's blink and they hate him because he suggested Greedo shot first. Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy said that she feels George Lucas has a hard time letting go of his franchise. Last week, the rapper was a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience, West went on a rant about the “Star Wars” franchise. The Star Wars sequels that George Lucas had initially planned would have taken longer to make than Disney’s. Taken together, the two David E. Kelley series demonstrate the limitations — and diminishing returns — of copying one’s own success. There was no indication he would have, either. George Lucas is reportedly considering making his own sequel trilogy that he abandoned when he first sold Lucasfilm to Disney. Maybe fans would be happier now. Jeremy Jahns shares his thoughts on Bob Iger's new book, specifically the revelation that George Lucas felt betrayed by the direction Disney Star Wars went, as … The gray windswept beach. George Lucas with Alec Guinness on the set of Star Wars: A New Hope Credit: Getty In contrast to Disney, Lucas was willing back up his beliefs with action and cold hard cash. He built that universe and expanded it through two trilogies over a 30-year period.J.J. George Lucas Says "Fans Would Have Hated" His Star Wars Sequels Star Wars creator George Lucas thinks fans would have hated his plans for Episodes VII-IX. People dislike companies that have commercial sway over consumers and engage in questionable business practices. Darth Vader became an angsty emo teenager.

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