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Lawrence Kasdan Says New "Star Wars" Film Will Start Fresh

Posted: February 10th, 2013 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Lawrence Kasdan Says New "Star Wars" Film Will Start FreshSubmit Comment
When Disney acquired Lucasfilm, the studio announced that it will be developing a new "Star Wars" trilogy, starting with JJ Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII" in 2015. Disney then revealed that it will also be making "Star Wars" spin-offs, focusing on such characters as Boba Fett and a young Han Solo.

LA Times now caught up with Lawrence Kasdan, who wrote "Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," and is also writing one of the upcoming spin-offs. "I'm trying to start fresh," he explained. "There are certain pleasures that we think the saga can bring to people that they've been missing, and we're hoping to bring them that, and at the same time, have them feel that it's all new."

Kasdan wouldn't confirm whether his film would follow the adventures of Boba Fett or a young Han Solo, but said that it was George Lucas who asked him to return to the franchise. "George brought me into this part of it," he revealed. "I think everyone's interested to see where this can go. It's been some very different places over 30 years. I think with JJ, we'll get something entirely new."

Source: LA Times


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Champ1432 writes:
on February 10th, 2013 at 9:22:09 PM

Its Star Wars, it already good, it's already popular. You don't need to reinvent the wheel to make these new movies successes.

Just have good scripts that are derived from good stories. And no more Jar Jar Binks BS.

There's no need to overthink this. Star Wars fans will want to like these new movies.
Tanman32123 writes:
on February 10th, 2013 at 10:23:36 PM

Who cares.. Did you guys watch the walking dead!?!?
minkowski writes:
on February 10th, 2013 at 10:57:19 PM

I like how he twists Kasdan's words.

Read it again people.

Kasdan says he's writing a spin-off film that'll start fresh. Okay. But that's not Star War 7.

He then says JJ Abrams will show us something new. Wow. Really? And to think I thought he'd just rehash The Phantom Menace with Robot Chicken clips.

Could have just titled the news "Kasdan Opines on Star War's sequel and spin offs", but then you couldn't put into our minds the notion Disney was leaving the other six films behind, now could you?
BadChadB33 writes:
on February 10th, 2013 at 11:40:19 PM

This has me worried, o wait nothing can be as bad as the prequels now can it?
Electro Rock writes:
on February 10th, 2013 at 11:56:17 PM

A Duro pilot would be nice.
pornfly writes:
on February 11th, 2013 at 3:15:54 AM

This isnt what i thought i was going to read about

Thx for playin tho
Taco writes:
on February 11th, 2013 at 4:58:52 AM

Star Wars episode 7 : Lens Flare!
nuttie30xx writes:
on February 11th, 2013 at 10:23:41 AM

f*ck jj the only good films he done whats ok in mi3 and star trek im looking forward to star trek 2 but come on he has directed about 10 things most of which is sh*t
matternm58 writes:
on February 11th, 2013 at 2:45:46 PM

Start Fresh with what?
matternm58 writes:
on February 12th, 2013 at 12:50:48 PM

How do you start fresh with something that's already good and fresh.
matternm58 writes:
on February 12th, 2013 at 12:51:06 PM

Start fresh sounds like they want to reboot it.

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