George Lucas Says “Fans Would Have Hated” His Star Wars Sequels
<img src=”https://https://static3.srcdn.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Star-Wars-The-Last-Jedi-Mark-Hamill-and-George-Lucas.jpg” /><p>George Lucas thinks his abandoned plans for <a href=”https://screenrant.com/tag/star-wars/”><strong><em>Star Wars</em></strong></a> <em>Episodes VII-IX</em> wouldn’t have gone down well with fans. Despite creating beloved franchises like <em>Star Wars</em> and <a href=”https://screenrant.com/tag/indiana-jones-5/”><em>Indiana Jones</em></a>, Lucas has become a divisive figure in popular culture. This began in earnest with <a href=”https://screenrant.com/star-wars-prequels-worst-reviews-most-brutal/”><em>Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace</em></a>; anticipation for this prequel was sky high in 1999, but despite featuring some groundbreaking effects, it was roundly lambasted for a dull story, stilted acting and for unleashing the horrors of Jar Jar Binks upon the world.</p><p>Lucas’ other <em>Star Wars</em> prequel movies would also meet a mixed response, as did his repeated meddling with the original trilogy, such as the infamous <a href=”https://screenrant.com/greedo-star-wars-trivia-facts-shot-first-han-solo/”>Greedo</a> shoots first change to<em> A New Hope</em>. Lucas has all but retired from filmmaking at this stage, and sold the <em>Star Wars</em> franchise and Lucasfilm to Disney in 2012. Lucas actually had plans for a new <em>Star Wars</em> trilogy before this, but once he sold the rights, <a href=”https://screenrant.com/star-wars-disney-george-lucas-deal-charlie-rose/”>Disney opted not to use his story concepts.</a></p> <strong>Click to continue reading <a href=”https://screenrant.com/george-lucas-star-wars-sequels-hated-fans/”>George Lucas Says “Fans Would Have Hated” His Star Wars Sequels</a></strong><br /><br /> <p>The post <a rel=”nofollow” href=”https://screenrant.com/george-lucas-star-wars-sequels-hated-fans/”>George Lucas Says “Fans Would
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