Bad news for Star Wars enthusiasts in Chicago: after several legal setbacks, George Lucas has decided not to move forward with his plans for a lakeside museum. According to Variety, the decision was made after it appeared that the lawsuit filed by Chicago group Friends of Parks was not going to be resolved anytime soon.
With two more Star Wars episodes and at least three spinoff / anthology films on the way, it’s hard to think too much about the future of the franchise beyond that, though we have been curious about Disney and Lucasfilm’s plans for the future of the series after Episode IX hits theaters in 2019. Will there be more sequels? A new trilogy? More spinoffs? According to Disney CEO Bob Iger, Star Wars will continue on after Episode IX, and the studio has no plans to end that other major franchise anytime soon, either.
Millions of people are awaiting the next Star Wars movies with baited breath. Some with fear that the franchise will continue its slide into mediocrity after Episodes I, II and III; and others with hope that Disney will bring back the awesomeness of the original trilogy.
While we're all waiting, check out this cool video of Lucasfilm showing off how they can render pretty solid scenes, completely
The world is still in shock that Disney bought Lucasfilm for 4 billion dollars on Tuesday. Well, you know that it would just be a matter of time before this major event got the Taiwanese animation treatment.