One of the great mysteries of sci-fi lore is George Lucas’ aborted Star Wars Underworld television series, which spans dozens of proposed scripts that never actually made it in front of a camera. So, what kind of story was Lucas looking to tell?
It’s no secret that George Lucas isn’t super-psyched about Disney’s direction with the Star Wars franchise, but the sci-fi auteur might have taken things a step too far in a recent interview. Now, he’s walking it back.
The dino-sequel Jurassic World had the biggest opening in history earlier this year, but didn’t get to hold onto the crown very long. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens now on top of the pile, the Jurassic team has graciously passed the trophy.
We’re less than two week from release, and still hardly anyone outside of J.J. Abrams’ team and the higher-ups at Disney have actually seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But the franchise’s architect George Lucas has seen the new sequel — here’s what he had to say.