George Lucas: Disney didn't want my 'Star Wars' scripts

January 23, 2015 11:30 AM

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It was revealed in a recent interview that George Lucas, the father of the "Star Wars" movies, had originally planned to make "Star Wars: Episode 7" before Disney purchased Lucasfilm. He even began developing some ideas for the next installment, which he passed along to Disney. As it turns out, though, the Mouse House and J.J. Abrams didn’t use Lucas’ treatment ideas for the current script.

I had the chance to speak with Lucas for his upcoming film, an animated musical called "Strange Magic," and asked about any details he could offer on the ideas he was tossing around. In response, he revealed this tidbit, "The ones that I sold to Disney, they came up to the decision that they didn't ...

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