The creator of the Star Wars universe George Lucas may be an idol to many but underneath that fury exterior is a thug, of the funniest kind of course. A very brief glimpse of the thug life in action was captured during the Force Awakens world premiere, on the red carpet of all places. After a quick chat with reporters Lucas is approached by Jurassic World producer Frank Marshall who insists on reminding Lucas that Jurassic is Number One! Pertaining to the fact that his movie is (at the time) holder of the opening weekend record. A comment that just happens to set Lucas up for the ultimate thug life response.
With the Star Wars universe expanded by 2 hours and 16 minutes and with the opening weekend box office record reset to $528 million we must now face the fact that our next George Lucas thug moment may be a while away sadly. So for now sit back relax and hit the play button to see the hard man of sci-fi in action.
Continue reading George Lucas a Thug Life.
A little over a week ago now a single piece of news shocked the tech world to its core. LucasFilm had been acquired by Disney, George it seems had passed the Star Wars torch on to a new generation of cinematic wizards.
Disney announced the news on October 30. Disney CEO and George Lucas finalised the deal, signing on the dotted line and requiring one very large cheque, Disney paid $4.05 Billion USD. Instantly the legions of Star Wars fans set electrons flying as the internet groaned under millions of concerned questions.
Lucas at the press event tried his best to allay the fears of the many, “For the past 35 years [35 it has been young Luke], one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next. It’s now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers. I’ve always believed that Star Wars could live beyond me, and I thought it was important to set up the transition during my lifetime.”
Continue reading Darth Vader, the new Disney character…