George Lucas recently sat down with Charlie Rose for a candid discussion of his career, life, and, of course, Star Wars. He talks about the decision to sell his creation to Disney, and how he feels about the saga moving forward without his input. He also talks a bit about his contemporaries — Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorcese, Francis Ford Coppola — the movie business, filmmaking, awards, and the importance of family and being a good father.
You can watch the interview in its entirety below:
If for some reason the embedded video doesn’t work, you can find the interview on CharlieRose.com.
A personal aside: Whatever your feelings about any aspect of Star Wars, as a whole or in part, there is no denying the debt of gratitude and respect owed to Mr. Lucas. We’re all here, in this fandom, because of him. Our lives have been enriched, friendships have been forged, because George Lucas created Star Wars. We, as fans, should never, ever lose sight of that. –LisaPowered by Sidelines