“We’ve been looking for years and years and years of trying to take ‘Star Wars’ and put it in 3-D,” George explained to Access. “But, [the] technology hasn’t been there. We’ve been struggling with it, but I think this will be a new impetus to make that happen.”
More of the same, basically: But is from George. (via)
Mumble mumble fourth.The Los Angeles Times’ Geoff Boucher looks at the difficulty of making upcoming films for several different franchises: Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, X-Men and Pirates of the Caribbean. On that note, io9 quotes the relevant parts of a /Film podcast where X2 screenwriter Michael Dougherty describes what X3 might have been.
So, the movie that is supposedly going to change cinema forever basically looks like Ferngully meets Reboot (Totally 90’s-riffic! OR IS IT?) meets half-decent modern CGI. The next Star Wars? Stranger things have happened, but somehow I doubt it.