Surprise! It’s a George Lucas fantasy musical




It may have looked like George Lucas rode off into the sunset two years ago when he sold his company to Disney for $ 4.06 billion. The Star Wars director had talked for years about returning to the small-scale, “personal” movies he loved as a student filmmaker; that’s what he said he would be pursuing post-Lucasfilm.

Now we have the first post-retirement George Lucas picture, and it ain’t smallStrange Magic is a cineplex-friendly animated flick from Lucasfilm, based on a story by Lucas and executive produced by Lucas. It will be released by another Disney subsidiary, Touchstone Pictures, on January 23. Read more…

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