90’s George Lucas Interview on All Things STAR WARS

JJ Abrams Directing Star Wars VII

George Lucas sits down with Leonard Maltin for a lengthy interview in which they talk about the three films’ VHS releases. He also talks about writing the prequel films, shares some interesting information on the relationship between Ewoks and Wookiees in Return of the Jedi, and discusses a lot more that any fan is sure to find interesting.

In Part 1, Lucas talks about the evolution of the Star Warsscript, the casting process, and the challenges of making this ground-breaking movie.

In Part 2, Lucas talks about the genesis of the story for theEmpire Strikes Back, the creation of Yoda, and his collaboration with composer John Williams.

In Part 3, Lucas discusses Return of the Jedi and the creation of the Ewoks and Jabba the Hutt. He also talks about the back story for the original trilogy becoming the basis of the prequel trilogy.

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