Disney Buying Lucas Films has brought a world-wide simultaneous orgasm and gasp of horror from the fans of Star Wars. Happy to get Episode 7 without Lucas at the helm, yet fear of how Disney will/won’t play nice with the fans.
My mind is racing as I type this: first they give Joss free reign on The Avengers, now they’re talking Star Wars 7 (thank The Powers That Be Lucas is only a consultant). Who do you think would make a great director and who should write the script?
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In an origin tale that’s a little bit like Darth Vader’s but much funnier, Nerdist Industries, Octagon, Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic have teamed up to bring Star Wars fans throughout the galaxy an all-new short film to enlighten them on the Course of the Force narrative. Starring Chris Hardwick and written by Saturday Night Live producers Erik Kenward and Scott Weinstein, this comedic tale also features notables from the Star Wars universe including Boba Fett, Tusken Raiders and Ewoks as you’ve never seen them before. (*Spoiler Alert: The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman makes a cameo as Hardwick’s nemesis!) Read more about Course of the Force Charity Relay Down California Coast to San Diego Comic-Con: Origin Story …