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

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

In the AMC TV special “James Camerons Story of Science Fiction”, the longtime director speaks with many experts in the field of science fiction from directors to writers to actual scientists.

It's well known that George Lucas, has he not sold his company to Disney, had plans for more Star Wars stories.

This is far from the first run-in with harassment and trolling the Star Wars fan community has undergone since the launch of the new trilogy with The Force Awakens back in 2015, which garnered the vocal ire of fans after Twitter-based critics called main character Rey a "Mary Sue".

"If I'd held onto the company I could have done it, and then it would have been done", he said. And in 2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the character of Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen) once was a devoted Guardian of the Whills.

The Star Wars fandom has been making waves in the news lately, and not due to their Han Solo-related takes.

While we may have recently got an episode VII and VIII in the current episodic trilogy that is closing out with J.J. Abrams' Episode IX in December next year, these stories actually had nothing to do with George Lucas. But there's this world of creatures that operate different than we do.

When Boyega took to his account on Tuesday to let fans know what's up, he made one thing very clear: even if they've paid for a ticket to see his movies, harassing the people who star in them is still not an option.

"I call them the Whills". They feed off the Force.

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 bad. Direct mentions of the “Whills” and the “Shamans of the Whills” would appear in novels and Star Wars encyclopedias and was even in the original screenplay for 2005's Revenge of the Sith at one point. 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. The midi-chlorians are the ones that communicate with the Whills.

Taking advantage of the uptake in traffic on his page, Boyega took the opportunity to let his fans know he's now filming another instalment, which is sure to excite the lot of you.

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