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darcilicious
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Re: Disney is buying lucasfilm, starwars 7 comes out in 2015.

said by Varlik:

OK where is the image of the Death Star with Mouse ears?

that would teh awesome!
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Never mind I miss read it... Here is a Dark Vader though


RobinK

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reply to DarkLogix

said by DarkLogix:

Ya take that Lucas.

ever since I hear that 7-9 were cancelled I've been mad at Lucus.

Can't cancel something that was never official.
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DarkLogix
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It was official, when 1-3 were "officially" announced so were 7-9.

George just got burned with the flame wars over 1-3 so he scrapped 7-9, even though he had the books already.



RobinK

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No, it was never announced.

George Lucas said he is ending it with 6 movies because he wanted to end it with Luke and Anakin's story. He never really did know what he wanted to do with the franchise.

Just because George Lucas talked about it 30 years ago does not make it official. That is not how it works.
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Octavean
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Well, according to the USA today article episode 7, 8, 9 and possibly beyond sound fairly official now so,………

quote:
Disney expects to more aggressively expand the Star Wars film schedule, Iger said in a statement. Following the release of Episode VII in 2015, "our long term plan is to release a new Star Wars feature film every two to three years," Iger said.
Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX, Iger said, would follow "probably on a cadence of every other year and then go from there. . . . The (first) film is in early stage development right now."



TigerLord
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said by AVD:

the BSG reboot was epic, if not true to the story.

Moore's BSG is one of the finest sci-fi series that has ever existed, and I'm not saying that lightly.


RonS
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reply to Varlik

said by Varlik:

OK where is the image of the Death Star with Mouse ears?


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RonS
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They should do something based on "Legacy of the Force" Series. It is set 40 years after the destruction of the first Death Star so Luke, Han and Leia would be the right ages to bring the original actors back.
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TigerLord
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Considering what Lucas has done to the franchise, Disney can't do worse.



RobinK

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said by TigerLord:

Considering what Lucas has done to the franchise, Disney can't do worse.

You mean can't do worse than the prequels. But that is not saying much.

Don't expect anything as good as the original trilogy. The originals sets the bar too high. I expect the new movies to still be a disappointment because of that.
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Archivis
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The company that brought you The Avengers and The Pirates of the Caribbean can't make a decent Stars Wars trilogy?

I have faith. I may be the only one, but I have faith in Disney.
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said by Archivis:

The company that brought you The Avengers and The Pirates of the Caribbean can't make a decent Stars Wars trilogy?

I have faith. I may be the only one, but I have faith in Disney.

It's not the studio so much as it's the director. Avengers had a really good director and it turned out great.

Lucas directed eps 1, 2, 3, and 4. Ep 5 (Empire Strikes Back) was directed by Irvin Kershner. Ep 6 (Return of the Jedi) was directed by Richard Marquand. Marquand did a lot of TV work, but Jedi was only his second feature film. Kershner directed 17 movies, several TV shows, and a host of documentaries. He was a Saturn award winner for best director. It's no coincidence that Empire is the best of all six Star Wars movies.
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DarkLogix
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reply to RobinK

said by RobinK:

No, it was never announced.

George Lucas said he is ending it with 6 movies because he wanted to end it with Luke and Anakin's story. He never really did know what he wanted to do with the franchise.

Just because George Lucas talked about it 30 years ago does not make it official. That is not how it works.

Obviously its been lost to time, but back before 1-3 were even made he said he was going to do 7-9 later, but later announced that 1-3 was it.


DarkLogix
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said by Archivis:

The company that brought you The Avengers and The Pirates of the Caribbean can't make a decent Stars Wars trilogy?

I have faith. I may be the only one, but I have faith in Disney.

One person I know thinks they'll shift the target demo, to children.


Duramax08
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Luke, I am your father. ah-hyuck!

NOOOO!!!
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DarkLogix
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Leia and her new co-workers


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My only fear is that, while Disney did an awesome job with the first Pirates, the same can't be said of the other 3 (or 4? I lost count and interest pretty quick.)

I have a feeling they'll make an awesome movie in 2015, and then it'll quickly start sliding down to mediocre and forgettable at best.



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Ok so here is the next thing in the Starwars - Disney saga...

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUbH1SEsqiE


DarkLogix
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well Pirates was based on a ride at disney world so they had to invent story for it.

where as George already wrote the story for 7-9.



Archivis
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said by ekster:

My only fear is that, while Disney did an awesome job with the first Pirates, the same can't be said of the other 3 (or 4? I lost count and interest pretty quick.)

I have a feeling they'll make an awesome movie in 2015, and then it'll quickly start sliding down to mediocre and forgettable at best.

I thought the others were fantastic. I don't know. I'm sure I won't be disappointed.
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I am hopeful that Disney will do a good job with this.

I keep hearing people say that George wrote 7-9 but I never heard this until now. I thought Timothy Zahn's books were essentially 7-9 and Lucas had given him permission to do those books as essentially 7-9.
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DarkLogix
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said by Voxxjin:

I am hopeful that Disney will do a good job with this.

I keep hearing people say that George wrote 7-9 but I never heard this until now. I thought Timothy Zahn's books were essentially 7-9 and Lucas had given him permission to do those books as essentially 7-9.

Yes George has the scripts done for 7-9 for well over a decade.


Octavean
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said by DarkLogix:

said by Voxxjin:

I am hopeful that Disney will do a good job with this.

I keep hearing people say that George wrote 7-9 but I never heard this until now. I thought Timothy Zahn's books were essentially 7-9 and Lucas had given him permission to do those books as essentially 7-9.

Yes George has the scripts done for 7-9 for well over a decade.

If so it makes me question his confidence in his own work if he sat on them for that long,.....seemingly with no intention of ever bringing the work to life.

Or maybe he got all OCD all over them and kept rewriting them,.....even today.


DarkLogix
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What I heard was after 1-3 he was burnt out.

I still remember back in high school hearing the announced plans that they were going to make 1-3 then redo 4-6, and then make 7-9

but after 1-3 they said sorry we're scrapping the plan and just remastering 4-6 instead and ending it there.

I have a friend from back then that read the books and would tell me about some of the cool things in it, I didn't read them because it looked like a mountain of books and the books for 7-9 were about 6-9 books. and referenced other books outside of the 9, just looked to big to get into.



DarkLogix
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From what I remember 7-9 should have stories about Han and leia's kids.

a planet I refer to as the forceless planet (animals that eat the force thus jedi/sith powers don't work)

Darth Vader's replacement

Luke starting a new republic

basically all 3 trilogies are about Vader

1-3, the rise of Vader
4-6, the fall
7-9, the legacy



TigerLord
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reply to RobinK

said by RobinK:

You mean can't do worse than the prequels.

Thanks to behind the scene footage and documentaries, it is now pretty well known Lucas was teamed with many talented people during the original trilogy. His then-wife rewrote massive passages of both Hope and Empire, for example. While Lucas must be credited with a vivid imagination and the ability to cohesively express his ideas, he is a an average writer at best, with zero dialog writing abilities. The dialog in all his films are atrocious.

The prequels were his sole doing, nobody could challenge him, whereas this was not the case in the 70s. Many other creative minds had creative input in in IV-V-VI and it shows.

Just take Red Tails and Revenge of the Sith, Lucas' last two films. Atrocious, nearly embarrassing dialog action. Wooden and/or overly cliched characters. Lucas only has eyes for the grandiose and the big, as proven by the SFX in his movies. Which usually are groundbreaking or pushing the limits.

Then compare character development in shows like Breaking Bad (or if you want to stay in the genre, Battlestar Galactica) and to Lucas' films, and you'll see a contrast so startling you'll suffer an epilepsy attack and your balls will drop three inches.

TL;DR Lucas was sole creator in prequels and is 100% responsible for the mess he created, whereas during IV-IV-VI, he was teamed up with other creative minds who had direct input into the movies, correcting or enhancing Lucas' vision.


RobinK

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reply to DarkLogix

said by DarkLogix:

Yes George has the scripts done for 7-9 for well over a decade.

All this talk about Episode 7-9 is rumors.

Can you point me to George Lucas saying he had completed the script for movies 7-9?

George Lucas had plans and plot outline (which were probably changed so much Lucas had no idea what would happen following Jedi). I never read anything about having completed a script. And three of them at that. Unless you can point to some factual information, you are just spreading FUD.
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DarkLogix
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said by RobinK:

said by DarkLogix:

Yes George has the scripts done for 7-9 for well over a decade.

All this talk about Episode 7-9 is rumors.

Can you point me to George Lucas saying he had completed the script for movies 7-9?

George Lucas had plans and plot outline (which were probably changed so much Lucas had no idea what would happen following Jedi). I never read anything about having completed a script. And three of them at that. Unless you can point to some factual information, you are just spreading FUD.

you go find it, I'm not about to hunt for something I read 12 years ago.

It was in the original announcement long ago for 1-3, it was actually an announcement of 1-3 and 7-9 with plans to re-do 4-6 in between.


Octavean
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This is all I could find with Google:

»www.supershadow.com/george_lucas···/32.html

Looks like an interesting read no matter what.