Tag: George Lucas

  • (Text) Is Star Wars: Episode VIII being rewritten?

    Disney did not say why the film had been delayed until 15 December 2017, but there had been speculation that the script was being rewritten.

  • (Text) What Star Wars: Episode VIII can learn from Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (J. J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan and Michael Arndt) has been released and it’s… well, it’s not good. But I’ll be seeing Star Wars: Episode VIII (Rian Johnson) anyway, to see if Snoke turns-out to be Plagueis. That’s the kind of twist that would make Star Wars: Episode VIII remembered by fans. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens drew on Star Wars Episode IV (George Lucas), and it’s likely that Star Wars: Episode VIII will draw on Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan) to be a “dark sequel” while also being the low point of the trilogy before the expectedly triumphant third act.

  • (Text) Is Supreme Leader Snoke Darth Plageuis?

    I won’t pretend to be the first person to theorise this. Other than whether Han would die, or if Rey is Luke’s daughter, Snoke being Plageuis is amongst the most commonly-circulated possibilities amongst online Star Wars fandom. Is Andy Serkis’ character, Snoke, the same character as Darth Plagueis, whose canonicity is something of much repute. Plagueis was first mentioned by Palpatine in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (George Lucas) , and hasn’t been acknowledged in the Saga since:

  • Top 10 Star Wars Deleted Scenes (Original Trilogy)

    (Via Collider) The Anniversary‘s John Campea on scenes deleted from Star Wars by George Lucas, Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas.

  • Awaken

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Star Wars released its VII Episode today. That’s VII Episodes of C-3PO, R2-D2 and everything from that evocative Main Title, to the iconic medal ceremony. It’s also VII Episodes of Star Wars fans. The Saga has endured good Episodes and bad Episodes, but even during the hiatuses between the Original Trilogy, Prequel Trilogy […]

  • RETURN OF THE JEDI by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas

    It’s two days until the United Kingdom foreign preview release of Star Wars: the Force Awakens – Episode VII in the saga. At least, officially. There are some midnight screenings, but the official release date is still the 17th. Which is the date I’m sticking with regardless – it makes the counting-down easier. So, rather than going in […]

  • THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK by Lawrence Kasdan and Leigh Brackett

    It’s three days until the United Kingdom foreign preview release of Star Wars: the Force Awakens – Episode VII in the saga. At least, officially. There are some midnight screenings, but the official release date is still the 17th. Which is the date I’m sticking with regardless – it makes the counting-down easier. So, rather than going in […]

  • Episode VII THE FORCE AWAKENS

    The opening crawl is an iconic event in every Star Wars Episode. Through Episode I THE PHANTOM MENACE, Episode II ATTACK OF THE CLONES, Episode III REVENGE OF THE SITH, STAR WARS, Episode V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and Episode VI RETURN OF THE JEDI, every live-action Star Wars film has included an expository crawl of text […]

  • STAR WARS Episode IV A NEW HOPE From the JOURNAL OF THE WHILLS by George Lucas [film]

    It’s four days until the United Kingdom foreign preview release of Star Wars: the Force Awakens – Episode VII in the saga. At least, officially. There are some midnight screenings, but the official release date is still the 17th. Which is the date I’m sticking with regardless – it makes the counting-down easier. So, rather than going […]

  • Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith by George Lucas

    It’s five days until the United Kingdom foreign preview release of Star Wars: the Force Awakens – Episode VII in the saga. At least, officially. There are some midnight screenings, but the official release date is still the 17th. Which is the date I’m sticking with regardless – it makes the counting-down easier. So, rather than going in […]