Steve Glosson joins us on the week’s episode of the Star Wars Report podcast.
Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy on ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Lincoln’ and Secret J.J. Abrams Meetings:
Kennedy already had called Beth Swofford, Abrams’ CAA agent, and been told Abrams was too deeply engaged in the nextStar Trek movie and other obligations at Paramount — not to mention innumerable television projects — to consider the job. Nonetheless, Abrams agreed to meet with Kennedy on Dec. 14 at his Bad Robot offices in Santa Monica. Famously plain-spoken, she summarizes her pitch like this: “Please do Star Wars.” And she had cards to play. Not only was Oscar winner Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3) writing the script, but Lawrence Kasdan, who wrote 1980′s The Empire Strikes Back and 1983′s Return of the Jedi, was on board to consult. Abrams “was flipping out when he found out that Michael and Larry were on the movie already,” says Kennedy.
Who is Kathleen Kennedy?
On the latest SWR podcast, we talk about the woman who is behind Star Wars.
Why does America have such contempt for abstract and modern art? Are uncreative artists creating universal hatred for great art?
*Cough* prequels *Cough*
Riley reviews of SWTOR free to play.
Darth Vader’s a diva.
Matthew Vaughn To Direct Star Wars Episode VII?
Lawrence Kasdan & Simon Kinberg Could Be Writing future Star Wars projects.
And much more on the latest SWR podcast.
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