Whether from the actors on stage, or the fans in the audience, the deep sense of thankfulness reverberated around the hall; the crowd chanting, “Lucas, Lucas, Lucas” as Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy introduced “the collective genius who brought us all together”.
Everything here was owed to this one man, to his imagination and his drive – no matter how you feel about the prequels.
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But I couldn't really drag my company into that," he said.“Because I was the only child in this family of six kids, in some ways, I was very comfortable being different and standing out and having my own opinion.“My mother in her own way even encouraged it, even though she was very wedded to her own beliefs.Lucas admitted that Star Wars was made as a film for 12-year-olds."The idea was simply to do a high adventure film with meaningful, psychological themes," Lucas said.She also serves on multiple boards, including the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc., After School Matters, The Chicago Public Education Fund and Sundance Institute.