George Lucas talks about what he thought was going to be the end of ‘Star Wars.’ He recalls being a new father and wanting to raise his kids, but then realizing as they got older he could go back to producing a ‘backstory’ for the trilogy.
George Walton Lucas (born May 14, 1944) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful filmmakers and has been nominated for four Academy Awards.