Speculation Spielberg is NOT directing, enough talk about him

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by kevmp, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. EviL_eLF Force Ghost

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    The thing with Nolan, he tends to direct his own written script. He writes a dark story, thus directs a dark story. He would not be the one writing it this time, so he would direct to the tone the story calls for. He's such a great director, I don't think he'd have a problem with it.
  2. -NaTaLie- Jedi Grand Master

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    I like Del Toro but he seems to be slightly unreliable. He pulled out of the Hobbit, for example.
  3. PiettsHat Jedi Grand Master

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    Nolan's not bad, but he's not great either (in my opinion). The only film by him I really like is Batman Begins. The Dark Knight falls into the aforementioned trap of being too ponderous. And I didn't care for The Prestige. Hated Inception.

    Of course, that's just my opinion of his work, but from what I've seen, I don't think he'd be a good match for Star Wars.
  4. SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London

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    Spielberg is great, he's arguably the best, but Star Wars is not for him.

    I can't remember the last time Coppola even did a film, must have been the mid-90s.

    Nolan is great but that is no reason to give him a move series like Star Wars. Batman is a different thing and Inception though great is not the same either.
    Last edited by SithLordDarthRichie, Nov 9, 2012
  5. Fleab88 Jedi Master

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    Nolan is probably my current favorite director, but I'm not sure he would be a good fit for this project. Nolan would have to be really excited, and have a strong desire to make these films for me to be comfortable with him being in charge. That's really all I want in a director. I want a guy who has a passion to tell this story for a new generation.