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What do you think Lucas will be doing after he's finished with Star Wars?

Discussion in 'Lucasfilm Ltd. In-Depth Discussion' started by Une_Vandell, Apr 5, 2002.

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  1. Une_Vandell

    Une_Vandell Jedi Youngling

    Aug 17, 2001
    After episode 3 Lucas has said that's it for Star Wars, he's done. So, what will he do after Star Wars?

    i would personally like a remake of THX-1138, or maybe for Lucas to write/direct other orignal projects.
  2. jamesdrax

    jamesdrax Jedi Master star 6

    Aug 30, 2000
    I'd like to see Lucas have a shot at Cervantes' Don Quixote. Since Orson Welles never really got it made, GL could have a shot.
  3. Indy3

    Indy3 Jedi Knight star 5

    May 5, 2001
  4. Jedi_Mara

    Jedi_Mara Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jul 30, 2001
    i think he'll prolly spend all the millions of dollars hes made on a looooooong vacation. he deserves one after all! the guys a genuis!!
  5. flyingseal

    flyingseal Jedi Padawan star 4

    Mar 20, 2002
    i think he shall produce some movies after he finish all the star wars movies.
  6. Grand Admiral Reese

    Grand Admiral Reese Jedi Knight star 6

    Sep 1, 1999
    Change all his money into gold coins, fill a vault with it and swim in it a la Scrooge McDuck. :)

    Hey, he deserves it!
  7. Mogook

    Mogook Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 14, 2001
    Producing various projects (including Indy 4), spending time with his kids.
  8. DarthKillaaa

    DarthKillaaa Jedi Youngling

    Mar 12, 2002
    Kubrick's Napoleon

  9. JohnWilliams00

    JohnWilliams00 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jan 29, 2002
    I miss Kubrick :( I'd love to see a fully-realized, epic Napolean film.

    After Star Wars, I want Lucas to start on INDY 4 right away, then he can relax and just produce for a while - he deserves a break considering how long he has spent on the prequels. (almost 10 years [face_shocked])
  10. MadMardigan

    MadMardigan Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 8, 2001
    he'll lube his naked body in oil and roll around on a water bed covered in cash.
  11. Jedi_Eoc-Lleb

    Jedi_Eoc-Lleb Jedi Youngling star 1

    May 24, 2002
    Hopefully come to his senses and begin Episode VII. :D
  12. HanSolo29

    HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Apr 13, 2001
    Probably Indy 4, but he also mentioned that he enjoyed doing TV with the Young Indiana Jones series, so maybe he'll go back to doing TV.
  13. loganslay

    loganslay Jedi Youngling

    May 2, 2002
    From what I read somewhere, I'll have to look through all my magazines... He said that after Ep3 he wanted to go and do TV again. SO I think he'll take a break, start the producing part and writing part of indy 4, then go to TV stuff... honestly I would SW and Indy, he's a great writer and director, it would be nice for him to get away from the repetitive part of the last 25 years and probably be enjoyable for him.
  14. ferelwookie

    ferelwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

    Oct 4, 2001
    "What do you think Lucas wil be doing after he's finished with Star Wars?"

    Getting even fatter. Then he'll probably produce some other projects that no one will remember long after he's gone. SW is ALL he will ever be remembered for. I love SW, but as an artist, it must be dissapointing for him to be remembered for only one piece of his work.
  15. MadMardigan

    MadMardigan Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 8, 2001

    Don't forget Indy. He's remembered for that. And for his technological innovations like ILM, THX and probably a few years from now, digital projection
  16. augusto

    augusto Jedi Padawan star 4

    Aug 6, 2001
    >> I love SW, but as an artist, it must be dissapointing for him to be remembered for only one piece of his work.

    Not really, as most artist never reach this level of recognition and profitability. He's should be pretty proud of what he's accomplished.

    Lucas will keep pushing for advances in cinema. He's made great contributions to special effects via ILM, and theater sound. I hope he keeps pushing for digital cinema.

    TV projects will be nice, butI hope he makes more movies. My wish would be more fantasy stuff, like Labyrinth and Willow, since we have few good movies of that genre (only LOTR)
  17. Tellesto

    Tellesto Jedi Knight star 5

    Dec 7, 1999
    as an artist, it must be dissapointing for him to be remembered for only one piece of his work.

    Well, you have to realize that a lot of the advances in today's special effects and technology came about because of his influence. As some have mentioned, computer generated effects, advancement in sound and yes, eventually digital projections are all the cinematic offspring of Lucas.
    While believing that Lucas is a one-name wonder can be an ideal theory to fall into, you'd have to imagine that bringing about modern effects and popcorn film is a worthy accomplishment.
  18. Darth_Casey

    Darth_Casey Jedi Youngling

    Jun 6, 2002
    yo i think he should direct some star wars porns. that would be great.
  19. Drew_Workin_It

    Drew_Workin_It Jedi Master star 1

    May 18, 2002
    Episodes VII, VIII & IX. LMAO! Seriously, I can't wait for Indy IV...oh, and how about more Spielberg-Lucas tandems outside of Indy?
  20. dolphin

    dolphin Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Nov 5, 1999
    He said he would like to work on smaller projects. I guess like Radioland Murders.
  21. Bresson

    Bresson Jedi Youngling star 3

    May 16, 2002
    Lucas has about 10 productive years left after EP 3. He's said he wants to do some t.v. spin offs of STAR WARS (a reality show with THE FETTS would be awesome!) and a few small, abstract movies along the lines of THX 1138. Whatever he does, I think he'll have earned it. Personally, I'd like to see him sit down and write a bio of what it was like to go from small filmmaker to a global kingpin who forced Hollywood to work on his rules.

    More to the point, I wonder how Lucasfilm and ILM and Skywalker Sound will survive? Lucas has always said he didn't intend these entities to survive him, that they were created to serve his vision. Will he liquidate them over the years? Sell them off? I'd hate to see all the standards of quality that he's worked for over the years be handed over to someone who isn't as passionate and drive it into the ground.
  22. BKK

    BKK Jedi Master star 3

    May 27, 2002
    I think after episode 3 Lucas will probably make two or three films from original ideas he's had over the last twenty years, and possibly have some kind of t.v. series. I also think that no matter what he says HE WILL MAKE MORE STAR WARS MOVIES. I think after episode 3 he'll be bored with star wars and want to do other things, but in a few years he'll get the bug again and do some more. I know he says that there will be no more but I never believe what he says. Lucas likes to be secretive about things and not give out the true facts/plans for the future.
  23. Darth Pipes

    Darth Pipes Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 12, 1999
    The thing he's been saying the most is he has a lot of ideas for television. As for film, he says he wants to return to his dark, esoteric days. He said he has ideas that in his opinion are extremely uncommercial and he wonders if they'll even be released. I think he's just be modest there. They'll be released because he is George Lucas.

    I'm looking forward to seeing just what else will come from the mind of George Lucas in the future. I think he's got at least twenty years left in his career after Ep 3 and Indy 4.
  24. Fluke_Groundrunner

    Fluke_Groundrunner Jedi Master star 4

    Jun 1, 2001
    Howard the Duck 2

  25. Darth-Solo

    Darth-Solo Jedi Youngling star 1

    May 26, 2002
    It would be cool to see him come up with another great creation like Star Wars and Indy. A new franchise type thing that someone else can direct so Lucas can have time to develope his other ideas. If EP3 and INDY 4 are not well recieved,he might just pack it in and call it a career. I think they will be great.
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