Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Lucas: No post-Vader flicks

Over at the LA Times, George Lucas is quoted as saying the strories he wanted to tell ended with Darth Vader.

Thanks to CGI animation, the "Star Wars" saga is coming back to theaters this summer -- but George Lucas said fans shouldn't get their hopes up about any future films that take the epic beyond the point of Darth Vader's death at the end of "Return of the Jedi."

In other words, it ends with the Ewoks.

"Whatever it is that happens afterward," the 63-year-old filmmaker said, "that isn't the core 'Star Wars' story that I like to tell."

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