It’s a long wait until Star Wars: Episode VII arrives in late 2015, but the folks at Lucasfilm are at least kind enough to keep us entertained with some classic goodies.
The team behind Episode VII is scouring the globe looking for fresh faces to star in the next generation of Star Wars films, and now have the script pages they’re using to do it.
Want to see the furry, masked little critter who was originally supposed to play Yoda in Star Wars?
Trying to distract yourself from waiting on Star Wars: Episode VII? This vintage footage of George Lucas talking up the original series is a pretty goo start.
Ever been curious what’d have happened if George Lucas traded in the melodrama for a more Space Balls-style take on Star Wars? Well, wonder no more.
As he preps to direct Star Wars: Episode VII, J.J. Abrams is trying to figure out exactly what makes the franchise so awesome to begin with. His best guess?
Yeah, you know arguably one the most famous plot twists in science fiction history? Turns out it wasn’t a part of George Lucas’ initial plan for the original Star Wars trilogy.
Sure, in many ways he's the father of modern sci-fi cinema, but, before that, George Lucas wasn't exactly what you'd call a top tier earner.
Apparently the studio was so confident in the Star Wars franchise, the first teaser for Empire Strikes Back didn’t even feature any footage. Really!
It turns out that "creative consultant" might not begin to describe the involvement George Lucas has in the next phase of Star Wars.