Star Wars: The Clone Wars Creator Still Gets Storytelling Advice From George Lucas

George Lucas offered Lucasfilm to Disney again in 2012 and, regardless of not having an official hand in how the corporate develops new tales with the fabric, Star Wars: The Clone Wars creator Dave Filoni confirmed he nonetheless makes use of Lucas as a useful resource when he is creating tales for the galaxy far, far-off. Whereas it is protected to imagine that Lucas acts extra as a database of data regarding the lore of the franchise he created, followers will certainly respect Filoni’s devotion to making sure his storytelling selections take the creator’s perspective into consideration, serving considerably as a passive contribution to the franchise.

“We nonetheless discuss and if I’m caught I’ll bug George for concepts, as a result of he’s the canon,” Filoni confirmed to IndieWire. “He created it and I respect that. One in every of my jobs and functions is to maintain issues as intact to what George laid down as attainable. It’s for youths — George would at all times say that over time — however the magnificence is that everybody can watch and luxuriate in it when you get the present proper.”

Provided that Lucas created the franchise greater than 40 years in the past, it is arduous to overstate how essential his imaginative and prescient of the franchise is, with many followers contemplating Filoni to be the subsequent most essential visionary for the galaxy far, far-off. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has even stated that she would not make any selections in regards to the saga with out at the very least consulting Filoni.

“There isn’t a factor that we do within the storytelling house that I don’t examine with Dave,” Kennedy confessed to Self-importance Honest. “What I discover about Dave is you don’t simply sit down and have a dialogue about plot or evaluation characters contained in the Star Wars world. You find yourself having significant, considerate discussions about what it’s we’re making an attempt to say contained in the storytelling. He has a variety of empathy.”

Filoni’s most up-to-date undertaking, the ultimate season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, is without doubt one of the final direct connections to Lucas’ plans for the saga.

The collection launched with a characteristic movie again in 2008, with the continued adventures unfolding in a Cartoon Community TV collection. Whereas Lucas was concerned in creating the collection, Filoni was extra straight concerned with bringing the collection to life, up till the collection seemingly concluding with its sixth season.

All movies and TV collection which have been launched since Disney bought the studio may need been considerably influenced by Lucas’ imaginative and prescient, although none of them had his direct involvement.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is on the market now on Disney+.

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