Why Disney dismissed Lucas’ ideas for the new ‘Star Wars’?

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  • The magazine Vanity Fair reveals that the ideas of the creator of the series seemed too childish to their new owners
  • Disney feared the result end was more like trilogy that the original ‘The Phantom Menace’
  • The new issue will be released at Christmas

 Han Solo and Chewbacca

A more adult approach. This is the main reason that pushed Disney to discard the original ideas that the director George Lucas was profiled to continue the saga of the Star Wars with a new trilogy before selling his company, Lucasfilm, by 4,000 million dollars entertainment giant. Thus, according to an article published in the journal Vanity Fair the new film in the series, The awakening of force (which will be released this Christmas) will be completely different from what as the original creator in mind.

“George Lucas had devised some players too young, almost adolescent, and not like that Disney executives who feared that people associate with the new trilogy that began with The Phantom Menace ?? (much criticized by fans of the universe Star Wars ), said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. Although It did not sound quite right, Kennedy removes iron to the matter: “It has undergone the same changes as other production development”


They also talked to eliminate some annoying characters that appeared in the . Episodes I, II and III. particular Jar Jar Binks, character hated by most of the follower community of Star Wars. However, JJ Abrams, manager of the new release in the end decided not to kill him and just ignore it. “I had thought of putting the bones of Jar Jar Binks in the desiero only they would has few people, but would have loved “, said the filmmaker. And is that Abrams has eliminated most references characters comic or child to enter most sinister and certainly appealing to fans of the series.

nods to the past, but moderate

The party itself has remained the ideas of Lucas is the combination of new characters with ancient characters. In fact, as seen in the latest trailer for Star Wars:. The awakening of force, is displayed when Han Solo and Chewbacca Although something clarified Abrams is that the new trilogy not be a continuous tribute to previous episodes. “We talked a long time to know how and what fit in the previous chapters in these new stories Will winks and homages to the public more specialized but are things that are spontaneous, nothing forced. ” Undoubtedly, the new approach has given trilogy liking, at least the first impressions are creating great expectations facing the release next December 18.

The script, which was originally written by Michael Arndt ( Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3 ) was completely restructured by Abrams himself and Lawrence Kasdan, writer The Empire Strikes and The Return of the Jedi.

Galactic Calendar

December 18 hit theaters Star Wars:. The awakening of the Force A tape that we will see the protagonists of the original trilogy, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher also return Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca, Kenny Baker (RD-D2) and Anthony Daniels (C-3PO). As for the additions in the next installment we will study a Lupita Nyong’o, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, with Andy Serkis, Max von Sydow, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, Domhnall Gleeson and John Boyega.

A year after the first premiere of spin-off, a series of films that do not follow the plot of the series focuses is titled Star Wars Anthology The first of these spin-off, Star Wars:. Rogue One, is written and directed by Gareth Edwards ( Godzilla, Monsters ) and will be released in December 2016. In May 2017 will be released on Episode VIII, directed and written by Rian Johnson ( Looper ). The eighth will be followed by another spin-off that will star Boba Fett and continues without a director following the departure of Josh Trank project ( Chronicle ). Then comes the ninth and final installment of the new trilogy, which will be released in theaters in 2019







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Why Disney dismissed Lucas’ ideas for the new ‘Star Wars’?
Source: english  
May 11, 2015


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