George Lucas And J.J. Abrams Bond Via Facebook

By David Wharton | 8 years ago


Now that J.J. Abrams has been officially announced as the honest-to-gosh-no-kidding director of Star Wars: Episode VII, everybody with an internet connection has been sounding off about whether that choice is good, bad, or some combination of the two. And sure, folks like us have devoted thousands of words to the subject, and will inevitably dedicate thousands more, but you know who we’d really like to hear from? The man himself, George Lucas! And not in some bland, focus-grouped press release or sound bite. We want to candid, no-bullshit truth of how he feels about this young pup coming in and setting up camp in his sandbox.

What would a conversation between the two sound like? Would George have nothing but praise? Would Abrams grill George for ideas about what to do, and what not to do, with one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time? If only there were some way to…oops, hang on, somebody just messaged me on Facebook. Say, wait a minute…Facebook! Of course!

And so here you have the following totally real, not at all fake, clearly 100% accurate account of Lucas and Abrams discussing that galaxy far, far away. Read on to discover George’s secret plan…


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