Star Wars creator George Lucas has dropped hints about his original plans for the trilogy.
Illustrator Livio Ramondelli shared a tweet with insights from Lucas’ vision for Star Wars episodes 7, 8 and 9.
The quotes are from book James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction and accompanying AMC six-episode documentary released in May.
“[The next three Star Wars films] were going to get into a microbioticworld,” Lucas explains. “But there’s this world of creatures that operate differently than we do. I call them the Whills. And the Whills are the ones who actually control the universe. They feed off the Force.”
“If I’d held onto the company I could have done it, and then it would have been done,” he continues. “Of course, a lot of fans would have hated it, just like they did Phantom Menace and everything, but at least the whole story from beginning to end would be told.”
Check out the tweet below:
As far as I’ve seen, these are the first specifics George Lucas has shared about what his vision of Episodes 7-9 would have been. This comes from @insighteditions awesome companion book to “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction series” on AMC: pic.twitter.com/Wtlw8zlrqv
— Livio Ramondelli (@LivioRamondelli) June 12, 2018
As Comicbook.com points out, this isn’t the first time the filmmaker discusses how he would have continued the trilogy if he hadn’t sold his company, Lucasfilm, to Disney in 2012.
In the book The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Lucas revealed the original plan for Episode VII was a story featuring Luke serving as a mentor for a character named Kira in a place resembling Ahch-To.
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