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Steven Spielberg just removed himself from ever directing a Star Wars movie…

June 23rd, 2016 by Marc Comments

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Steven Spielberg has broken our hearts a little.

Not by telling us something we hadn’t already worked out but by telling us something we had hope wouldn’t be true.

He believes he’ll never direct a Star Wars movie.

We’ve known that he almost directed one of the original trilogy many moons ago and he helped with a few scenes in Episode II but there was always mumurs in fan circles that he would direct one of the movies himself one day.

But it seems it’s simply not to be: “I’m never going to make a Star Wars film. That’s not my genre,” he said.

“It’s certainly my buddy’s — the Thomas Edison of science fiction – George Lucas, who created the entire series. But that was never for me. I’m just a fan; I’m just with everybody else in the audience watching them.”

Well, we know that the Star Wars Saga will always be a little less thrilling because of the lack of his involvement but we can’t blame him for wanting to be in the audience, getting thrilled like the rest of us, can we?

Would you have liked to see him direct a movie a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away?

Source: Toronto Sun

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….