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Famous Prequel Hater Simon Pegg Now Thinks Star Wars Is Missing George Lucas

Here we go again.

Simon Pegg, like most of us, has some strong opinions on Star Wars.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Celebrates Ten Years of Re-Writing Prequel History

Give the prequel-set series the respect that it deserves

The show, which began with a somewhat ill received movie and earned six seasons in a reverse Community move, has a cult following in the Star Wars fandom, and for good reason. It's a spectacular series that tackles deeper themes than we get to truly explore in the prequels, or in many parts of the franchise at all. 

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George Lucas, in Total Self-Awareness, Admits Fans Would Have Hated His Star Wars Sequels

George Lucas is very aware that his ideas for a Star Wars sequel series would have gotten mixed reactions from fans of the original series.

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Things We Saw Today: Abbi Jacobson Plays Gloria Steinem on the Latest Drunk History

A young, feminist writer named Gloria Steinem shot to prominence thanks in large part to an exposé she wrote for Show Magazine called "A Bunny's Tale," in which she infiltrated Hugh Hefner's infamous Playboy Club to find out how the bunnies were treated. Spoiler alert: not well. Drunk History captures Steinem's time undercover as a Playboy bunny.

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Writer, General, Princess: Remembering Carrie Fisher

There are the types of people in this world, who by just living their truth and sharing that with the world, they've made it better. Carrie Fisher was one of those people and I'm glad we had her in this world. She is never forgotten, she is in the Force with us always, reminding us to be loud, be vulgar and flip off assholes.

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It’s Actually Dr. General Princess Leia Organa, PhD, According to George Lucas

Somehow, the world missed a wonderful revelation from George Lucas in 2004: on top of all of her considerable accomplishments, Leia got a doctorate when she was 19.

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George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to Open in LA, and No, It Isn’t a Star Wars Museum

After much deliberation, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has settled on opening in Los Angeles on May 4th, 2020.

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Young George Lucas to Appear in Legends of Tomorrow, Probably Won’t Be CGI’d In

Probably. Maybe. (We hope.)

Sci-fi worlds continue to collide, and you know what? Thats totally fine with me. Apparently a young George Lucas will appear on Legends of Tomorrow, and nothing is safe from time-traveling hijinks.

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Things We Saw Today: Amber Heard Shares Her Story in Domestic Violence PSA

Amber Heard is speaking out about domestic violence in a public service announcement for the GirlGaze Project. In the video, Heard shares her own story about facing and overcoming an abusive situation in a past relationship. Although Heard doesn't mention anyone by name, the actress finalized her divorce from Johnny Depp earlier this year after alleging repeated instances of domestic violence.

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James Cameron Thought Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was Less Imaginative than the Prequels

Poor James Cameron. You make a few offhand, lukewarm comments about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and suddenly everyone has opinions about your opinions.

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Everyone’s Favorite Space Pal Apparently Narrates All of Star Wars

They are too your favorite pal.

You ever stop to think who might be narrating the Star Wars movies?

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Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Screenwriter Penning Indiana Jones 5


Last week we learned that Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg would actually be returning for that long-rumored fifth Indiana Jones movie. At the time, Disney didn't reveal who would be writing the fifth installment in the franchise, but The Hollywood Reporter claims the movie will be penned by David Koepp.

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Jar Jar Binks Actor Has No Desire to Return to Star Wars; We Don’t Blame Him—for Anything, Actually

Friends, I think I feel bad for Jar Jar? What is this?

I don't know if it's because I don't blame his personal input for the character or because I'm also already an Ewok apologist, but I kind of sympathize with Jar Jar Binks actor Ahmed Best for all the hate his work has gotten. I don't exactly blame him for not wanting to return to the franchise, either—despite how much I'm into the Darth Binks theory.

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Star Wars Fans Petition to Replace Colin Trevorrow with George Lucas for Episode IX

Never tell them the odds.

Oh, boy. A new Change.Org petition sent to Disney, Lucasfilm, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, is calling on Disney to "bring George Lucas back to the Star Wars movies."

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George Lucas Says The Force Awakens Was Too “Retro” for His Taste, Calls Disney “White Slavers”


In an interview with Charlie Rose this week, George Lucas' anger led to hate, and then to some racist hyperbole.

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Hour-Long Post-Mortem Documentary on the Making of The Phantom Menace

Weesa were more innocent then.

The excitement over Jar Jar, the intensity of the Anakin auditions, George Lucas comparing The Phantom Menace's pacing to poetic stanzas--watching this documentary has the same haunted, speculative thrill as walking through a ghost town or visiting an exhibit of Titanic artifacts.

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George Lucas’s Opinion on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is Good News Whether or Not He Liked It

In case you picked today to resume interest in his take on Star Wars.

We've heard from others involved in the movie's production that George Lucas liked the new Star Wars when he saw it (he still gets some privileges), his exact reaction is a bit different in his own words.

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Things We Saw Today: Carrie Fisher Owns This GMA Interview

Everyone else needs to just take note because they will never pull off an interview with as much class and sass as Carrie Fisher does in this Good Morning America segment about The Force Awakens. She completely side-stepped the question about losing weight for the film--and best of all, her beloved dog Gary made an appearance and completely stole the show at the end. HERE COMES THE GENERALLLL.

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Things We Saw Today: Tina Fey and Martin Freeman Ask WTF?

OK, so that's not entirely accurate. Their new film is called Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (which is pretty much the same thing), and Paramount Pictures just released this first look at Fey and Freeman from the film. Check out more info and a full photo gallery at!

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George Lucas Doesn’t Want To Direct Star Wars: “All You Do Is Get Criticized”

George Lucas doesn't feel too sad about passing on his legacy to JJ Abrams and the rest of the directors lined up to take on the Star Wars legacy. In fact, he feels relieved.

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