George Lucas has made an official apology for his comments on Star Wars: Episode 7 - The Force Awakens, and for comparing Walt Disney to "white slave owners." Fragments of the joint statement of the director and the Walt Disney company are quoted by Variety.
“I have partnered with Disney for nearly 40 years and deliberately chose them as the new Star Wars home because of my deep respect for the company and its leader, Bob Iger. Disney has done an impressive job in developing the franchise. I rarely comment on mine. previous statements, but in this case, it seems important to me to clarify that I am glad that the franchise belongs to Disney, "- says the message from the creator of Star Wars.
George Lucas also emphasized that he was impressed by the financial accomplishments of Star Wars Episode 7, and "very proud of the accomplishment of JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy."
Recall that earlier in an interview, the director responded very unflatteringly in the new part of the famous series. In particular, he did not like the "retro style" of the painting and the complete absence of new elements. He also lamented that Walt Disney completely ignored his vision for the future of the franchise.
The Topic of Article: George Lucas apologized for comments on Star Wars 7.