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Although the filmmaker began work on "Episode VII" before selling Lucasfilm, he says Disney decided not to go with any of his ideas.
Long after virtually everyone else, the filmmaker finally caught the 88-second teaser for the J.J. Abrams film. But what did he think about it?
Lucas had intended to direct the first installment of the new trilogy and release it in May 2015, and then sell Lucasfilm -- but Disney had other plans.
Asked whether he was curious to see what J.J. Abrams had done with the franchise, Lucas replied, "Not really."
The first trailer has arrived for the fairy-tale musical inspired by William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream."
George Lucas told Charlie Rose he created the sci-fi classic to test whether audiences could still engage in traditional myth-sharing.
Brian Cronin uses the Force to uncover whether the original draft of "The Empire Strikes Back" depicted a vastly different Skywalker family tree.
Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR has an exclusive preview from a different galaxy, far, far away in "The Star Wars" #2, adapted from George Lucas' original story by Jonathan Rinzler and Mike Mayhew, on sale Oct. 2.
Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an advance look at J.W. Rinzler & Mike Mayhew's "The Star Wars"#1, the official adaptation of George Lucas' original "Star Wars" screenplay, on sale Sept. 4!
The creative teams behind Dark Horse Comics' popular line of 'Star Wars' comics gathered at Comic-Con International to preview what's about to arrive from a galaxy far, far away!
J.W. Rinzler spoke with CBR News about adapting George Lucas' original "Star Wars" screenplay for Dark Horse Comics, bringing a new cast of characters to life and the alternate world that is "The Star Wars."
In a candid, spoiler-filled interview, writer J.W. Rinzler discusses and artist Mike Mayhew's Dark Horse Comics adaption of George Lucas' original concept for his blockbuster multimedia franchise, "The Star Wars."
Kicking off his new weekly feature for SPINOFF ONLINE, CSBG's Brian Cronin examines the enduring belief that an alternate ending was filmed for "Raiders of the Lost Ark."
Lucasfilm has quickly confirmed that Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Toy Story 3," will pen "Star Wars: Episode VII," set to arrive in 2015.
Disney has made it clear the purchase of Lucasfilm on October 30 was for Star Wars and Star Wars alone. SPINOFF asks if this was a short-sighted reason.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York resident Brett White finds it difficult to get worked up over yesterday's announcement of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm.
With Marvel's "The Avengers" directed by Joss Whedon opening tomorrow, May the 4th, SPINOFF's Graeme McMillan wonders why the filmmaker hasn't been given the reins to "Star Wars."
Ralph McQuarrie, the famed concept artist for the first three "Star Wars" films, helping to create such iconic characters as Darth Vader, R2-D2 and C-3PO, passed away over the weekend at age 82.
Ahead of the 3D release of "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace," George Lucas tweaks some of the saga’s outspoken fans by setting the record straight: Greedo always shot first.
A new rumor has emerged with a potentially major detail about the storyline of "Star Wars: Underworld," the much-discussed, and currently shelved, live-action TV series. SPINOFF has details.
With all the furor and outrage over even more changes being made to the Star Wars movies for the Blu-ray editions, SPINOFF's Graeme McMillan shares his thoughts on why this is a good thing.
In the latest POP!, George and Lucasfilm's J.W. Rinzler discussed the newly released "Star Wars Art: Visions" which features the Star Wars universe as seen through the eyes of many comic book, pop and other artists.
With his passing, Al Williamson left behind a legacy that will continue to live on well into the future. We spoke with Mark Schultz, George Lucas and others about their personal and professional memories of the artist.
Rumors are swirling that Harrison Ford will team with George Lucas and Steven Spielberg for a fifth big-screen installment of the popular "Indiana Jones" franchise, taking on the Bermuda Triangle. SPINOFF has details.
CBR's Emmett Furey brings you a spoiler-laden review of the first new Indy adventure in 20 years, "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," opening everywhere May 22. Has Indy truly returned to fortune and glory? Read on....
In the latest edition of POP!, George Khoury takes a look at the heart of Generation X's greatest mythology, "Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope," it's contributions to pop culture, film making and so much more.