Whatever your feelings about the Star Wars prequels, George Lucas must be revered for shaping the galaxy far, far away, and while he wasn’t too keen on the “retro tone” of The Force Awakens, it appears that the godfather of this galaxy was altogether more complimentary about Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
His rep, Connie Wethington told The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision that The Last Jedi was “beautifully made” and that in speaking with director Rian Johnson after viewing, was complimentary about the film.
You can find out whether Flickering Myth agrees with Lucas by reading our review of The Last Jedi here.
In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is set for release on December 14th in the UK and December 15th in the States and sees returning cast members Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Leia Organa), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata), Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma), Billie Lourd (Lieutenant Connix), Andy Serkis (Supreme Leader Snoke), Peter Mayhew and Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), Mike Quinn (Nien Nunb), Simon Pegg (Unkar Plutt), and Warwick Davis joined by new additions Jimmy Vee (Pan) as R2-D2, Kelly Marie Tran (Ladies Like Us) as Rose, and Benicio Del Toro (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Laura Dern (Jurassic Park).