George Lucas Wanted Midi-Chlorians In His Scrapped 'Star Wars' Trilogy

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"(The next three Star Wars films) were going to get into the microbiotic world.

Hamill tweeted Boyega: 'Be careful there son- the last time I let a fan put themself in my shoes, they just took off running & sold them on Ebay'. One of the people he spoke with was George Lucas who discussed at length about the publics fascination with the science fiction genre and how it led to the success of Star Wars.

The Star Wars fandom has been making waves in the news lately, and not due to their Han Solo-related takes. Disney has gone a different way, and Lucas no longer has creative input on the Star Wars saga in any major way, but apparently, people at Lucasfilms were aware of his ideas and have simply kept a tight lid on them. Lucas had hoped to use the Journal as a plot device to connect the Star Wars galaxy to our own world, but that idea was later scrapped. Daisy Ridley, who played Jedi-in-training Rey, has been MIA since 2016 after fans took her comment about gun control the wrong way.

Star Wars fans have had a lot to celebrate recently: between May the Fourth and the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, this month has been jam-packed with Force energy.

While I admit I'm curious as to how Lucas planned to wrap up the storylines of the Original Trilogy characters, this idea of further explaining how the Force work sounds kind of awful. The trilogy may have potentially included a Jedi temple that had Lucas' seal of approval, showed Leia Organa using the Force (which we ended up getting in The Last Jedi) and training with her brother Luke Skywalker, and Luke dying at the end of Episode IX.

Sounds like he wanted to do an Osmosis Jones-esque adventure in the microscopic universe contained within the larger Star Wars universe. The midi-chlorians are the ones that communicate with the Whills. In James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (which is viewable on Google Books), Lucas compared the midi-chlorians to fuel that helped run a vehicle (aka humans and other creatures in the galaxy), which Cameron argued was Lucas trying to insert some science into a "creation myth". "Even if you paid for a ticket!" the 26-year-old tweeted. If you hated the midi-chlorians, you probably wouldn't have been a fan of this new trilogy, had Lucasfilm not been bought out by Disney.

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