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Entertainment George Lucas 'didn't hide his disappointment' with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, says Disney CEO

14:16  24 september  2019
14:16  24 september  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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George Lucas hasn't exactly hidden his feelings about Star Wars : The Force Awakens , the first in the franchise's sequel trilogy. Now, four years later, Disney CEO Bob Iger is reliving Lucas ' disappointment all over again. Lucas " didn ' t hide his disappointment " over The Force Awakens

Disney CEO bob Iger has revealed George Lucas ' true thoughts on The Force Awakens in a new And one of the juicier items happens to be Star Wars creator George Lucas shaking his head at "Just prior to the global release, Kathy screened The Force Awakens for George . He didn ' t hide his

Getty © Getty Getty George Lucas hasn't exactly hidden his feelings about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first in the franchise's sequel trilogy. In 2015, when the movie released, he very carefully said, "I think the fans are going to love it." That was the same year he'd said Disney's handling of his films, which he referred to as "kids," made him feel like he'd "sold them to the white slavers."

Now, four years later, Disney CEO Bob Iger is reliving Lucas' disappointment all over again. Lucas "didn't hide his disappointment" over The Force Awakens, Iger said in his autobiographical memoir Iger's The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, released Monday.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger opens up about George Lucas ' criticisms of Star Wars : The Force Awakens - particularly There have long been reports that George Lucas wasn't particularly impressed by Star Wars : The Force Awakens . He didn ’ t hide his disappointment . "There’s nothing new," he said .

After all, Disney CEO Bob Iger says George Lucas was disappointed at first after he saw the sequel series' first While Lucas might not have been a fan of the film to start, Iger is wholly supportive of The Force Clearly, things are ever expanding with Star Wars whether or not Lucas gives his seal of

Lucas felt there was "nothing new" about the J.J. Abrams directed sequel.

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"In each of the films in the original trilogy, it was important to [Lucas] to present new worlds, new stories, new characters, and new technologies. In this one, he said, 'There weren't enough visual or technical leaps forward,'" Iger said.

But now we also know how Iger feels about Lucas' take.

"He wasn't wrong, but he also wasn't appreciating the pressure we were under to give ardent fans a film that felt quintessentially Star Wars.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger admitted George Lucas felt betrayed with Disney ’s direction with Star Wars . Iger made the comments in his new book, The “Just prior to the global release, Kathy screened The Force Awakens for George . He didn ’ t hide his disappointment . “ ’There’s nothing new,’” he said .

Star Wars : The Force Awakens may be well on its way to breaking every box office record on the planet, but not And recently joining the chorus of naysayers is none other than George Lucas , the mastermind behind the original trilogy. As for his objections to the new Star Wars film, Lucas

"We'd intentionally created a world that was visually and tonally connected to the earlier films, to not stray too far from what people loved and expected, and George was criticizing us for the very thing we were trying to do."

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Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4.05 billion. In 2015, The Force Awakens arrived and mostly fared well with critics and fans. However, some found it derivative of the original trilogy.

The next big Star Wars release will be The Mandalorian series, arriving on Disney Plus Nov. 12. Then we get The Rise of Skywalker, the final movie in the sequel trilogy, arriving Dec. 20.

Will Lucas be a fan?

At least he liked The Last Jedi.

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