A Long time ago, in a galaxy that is our own, a beloved movie franchise gave hope to millions of an intergalactic universe has now been passed onto new hands…..
Star Wars is without a doubt one of the most well known franchises in modern history as far as cinematography goes. Created by George Lucas in the late 1970’s and released to the masses in 1977, this movie changed the way everyone thought of the possibilities of space. Since the first showing, up until today you can see the influences this franchise has had on our everyday lives.
Since the original Star Wars trilogy was completed, George Lucas went into making another trilogy for the franchise though this time it was going to be a post series, meaning the story of how Anakin becomes Darth Vader and the birth of Luke Skywalker. The reception of the Post-Trilogy was one that was greeted with much anticipation. I can remember the first day that I saw that a new Star Wars trilogy was in the making, literally everyone become a geek that day.
The days of knowing how the Star Wars story line may turn out is over, George Lucas sold off his rights and who of course was quick to pick them up?, Disney. The instant reaction to the new ownership of one of the most renowned stories in modern history was met with great disbelief. As a fan myself I wondered if this meant Jar Jar binks was going to have his own spin off (please don't), or was there going to be a new ‘Teen Star Wars’ where it depicts the characters as teens in a galactic high school, again please don’t do this either Disney.
Before I completely write off Disney pulling off a successful third trilogy in a 6 piece box set I will give them a chance, with the amount of money and CGI abilities I hope it will be better than ever. There is also a chance that the fabled franchise could make a 3D appearance, and that could be a deal breaker if the director looks to impress people with graphics instead of making sure the story line is great.
The only question that is really starting to bug me, would this mean this would be a trilogy in a trilogy?. I mean since it is going to be a trilogy in itself apart of a double boxed trilogy set, making it a trilogy in a trilogy? Just like Star Wars was groundbreaking in it’s initial release it looks like the continued story line is hoping to continue the trend and set some new standards.
Growing up as a kid and a fan like most boys were in their far off imagination of distant worlds, I hope these memories are relived through the next generation and not washed out like others. Do you think that the new direction of the Star Wars franchise is going to live on as strong as it did before?, or are we going to be left with that WTF kinda moment that Jar Jar Binks gave us?