June 21, 2024 6:31 am

George Lucas Says Star Wars Changed Dramatically After the Sale to Disney: 'I Was the Only One Who Knew What Star Wars Was'
George Lucas Says Star Wars Changed Dramatically After the Sale to Disney: 'I Was the Only One Who Knew What Star Wars Was'

George Lucas Says Star Wars Changed Dramatically After the Sale to Disney: ‘I Was the Only One Who Knew What Star Wars Was’

George Lucas has been discussing the Star Wars franchise a lot recently, and during an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, he addressed how the space saga became a very different beast once in the control of Disney. As the mastermind behind the story of the Skywalker legacy, Lucas created the lore and mythology of the universe. Once he sold the rights to the Walt Disney Company, any ideas that he had for the future of the saga became moot, and the franchise took off in a different direction.

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​George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney back in 2012 for a staggering $4.05 billion which led to the Star Wars sequel trilogy and other titles. Read More