George Lucas Thinks Fans Would've Hated His Star Wars Sequels

Lawrence Kim
June 13, 2018

In his post to Twitter last night, Boyega wrote that "harassing the actors/ actresses will do nothing", and that rude people, targeting the cast, are "not entitled to politeness" in response.

Haters gonna hate, but first Star Wars actor John Boyega's gonna put them in their place. "Even if you paid for a ticket!" Daisy Ridley, who played Jedi-in-training Rey, has been MIA since 2016 after fans took her comment about gun control the wrong way. Any longtime Star Wars fan will recognize the “Whills” reference as it was a major part of Lucas first Star Wars draft, which was originally titled, “Journal of the Whills”. Tran's co-star John Boyega was the latest to voice his thoughts on the state of harassment and fan entitlement in the entertainment industry. Now that fans have roughly a year and a half to wait until the next Star Wars film, Star Wars 9, which hits theaters on December 20, 2019, it will be interesting to see how fans will spend their time in this extended hiatus between Star Wars movies.

Obviously I could go on and on about everything that is wonderful in the Star Wars films, but one of the most striking things about them is the creativity involved in all the different alien characters, their societies, their characteristics, and how well they fit into the stories, and this is no exception.

For all the fans out there who have been calling on Disney to bring George Lucas in to "fix" Star Wars after The Last Jedi took us in a direction that left some fans disappointed, it doesn't sound like the filmmaker would have done much to ease their pain.

But he was taking no shit from anyone who didn't acknowledge the cruelty of the campaign against Tran.

The Star Wars fandom has been making waves in the news lately, and not due to their Han Solo-related takes. I never got to tell people about it. "We're the VAST majority, we're having fun & doing just fine". The post purge was spotted by the fan site Star Wars Facts, which claimed "months of harassment" was the reason behind Tran's social media shutdown.

A rattled Tran - who boasts 242,000 Instagram followers - deleted all her photos from the app, wiping her page clean and leaving only a heartbreaking bio, which reads, "Afraid, but still doing it anyway".

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