Okay, so I've had this debate in many threads, I thought I'd focus it with this here... Did Disney commit an "original sin" by tossing George Lucas synopsis/treatment for the Sequel Trilogy? First of all, I want to say that I thought TFA was awesome. Seeing Han Solo and Chewie after all these years was a dream come true, and Rey, Finn, and Kylo are fantastic new characters. I thought JJ did a very good job, and he absolutely brought a lot of the original SW audience back to the franchise (while I never left, I do appreciate that). So I have no major complaints about TFA. Some minor. Actually, to me, the biggest disappointment about TFA was that they didn't use George's story. Clearly, they didn't like it. But I just can't get past the idea that something about this doesn't feel right. "I have a bad feeling about this." After dealing with all the Lucas hatred throughout the prequels, I was always grateful that despite all the "he ruined my childhood crap", in the end, we got the movies George wanted to make. And I loved them all. I would have no interest in seeing someone else's TPM. I can hear eveyone screaming, he didn't have to sell to Disney! Obviously, he wanted it all, and in my view, I wish that's the way it went. They couldn't figure out a way to tell Episode VII with Luke in it? Give me a break. That's quite a failure of imagination. You're writing a sequel to Return of the Jedi, and you can't figure out how to include Luke until minute 120? I'm sorry, but "I have a bad feeling about this." Don't get me wrong. It was a cool final moment. But was it worth him not being in it? What is my overall point? That Bob Iger and Disney may have committed an original sin that will ultimately doom the future of SW. Again, I fully concede that Episode 8 and 9 may be the best two SW movies ever made. I am only stating how I am feeling right now. The recent news that Rian Johnson said he was given almost total freedom with Episode 8, implying that practically nothing was planned out in advance past TFA. So essentially Disney threw out the Lucas treatment in order to move forward without any long term plan at all? "I have a very bad feeling about this." And just to be clear. I have been a loyal, faithful fan since 1977. I hated when people complained about Ewoks. I liked many of the Special Edition changes and easily accepted ones I didn't. I loved TPM and despised how fans turned on George. I loved the Clone Wars movie and thought the hatred on it was ridiculous. And I love both cartoon series. So I am someone who has always been positive and supportive of anything Star Wars. But admittedly, most of that positivity came from the fact that I trusted George Lucas. He wasn't always perfect, but it was always his vision, and in the end, that's part of what gives it its integrity. The guy knew what he was doing. They essentially made a SW movie that George Lucas himself was completely against, philosophically. And he voiced his opinions and they ignored them. Totally their right, I know. But WTF? Tossing George's ideas may be the height of "arrogance" on Disney's part. And I am just praying it doesn't come back to haunt the franchise. Karma is a bitch, and Disney is pressing their luck.