With a boatload of new Star Wars films apparently on the way, now might be a pretty good time to get caught up on the other six films in the canon.
One of George Lucas' longtime lieutenants has some major problems with modern day effects work.
Leave it to George Lucas to clear up all the confusion, and confuse us some more, about Star Wars: Episode VII.
It's official! J.J. Abrams is directing Star Wars, and George Lucas has given him his stamp of approval.
In an omen later fulfilled when Disney bought Lucasfilm last year, it appears the famous mouse has been lurking on Cloud City.
George Lucas has talked openly for years about his inspirations for Star Wars, including everything from ancient mythology to the films of Akira Kurosawa. But one eagle-eyed writer just noticed that he may have also drawn inspiration from a less-expected place: Vogue magazine.
Darth Vader is the quintessential sci-fi villain now. His voice, his clothes, that helmet ... everything about him is iconic. But apparently, George Lucas had an entirely different actor (and concept) in mind that would have made Star Wars remarkably different.
The robot apocalypse is coming—and it apparently even caught George Lucas himself by surprise. Professional wrestler Chris Jericho hosts Syfy's upcoming Robot Combat League series, which pits giant mechs against one another in a boxing rink ala Real Steel, and said he was surprised to learn that Lucas himself thought the premise was ahead of its time.
We've already heard from a ton of directors about whether or not they'd be interested in tackling Star Wars VII, but it seems at least one of the biggest names out there was already approached—and officially turned down the job.
Until now, it seemed as though we'd never see the third of George Lucas' original concept of three Star Wars trilogies. But now that we are, it's interesting to note that there was once supposed to be four.