One of the greatest films in cinema history, Star Wars has opened new horizons in the seventh art. The genius behind this science fiction universe that the whole world has gone mad George Lucas is called, is probably one of the most famous people in the past 100 years.
The story, for that tiny minority who do not know, begins with a boy unexpected discovery made by Luke Skywalker. He lives on a farm somewhere on Planet Tatooine and, one day, he noticed that second-hand robot received a gift from parents is the bearer of a message from intergalactic space, from a certain Princess Leia.
This requires a certain desperate help Obi-Wan Kenobi. Puzzled, Luke seeks the counsel of Ben Kenobi, a friend of his father and was surprised that he is the target of the message came from a distance of thousands of light years.
Kenobi will put the topic on Luke about the war between the rebel group on the one hand and the Empire rules and spiritual energy force called on the other.
Not to clearances, Luke and Kenobi joined by Han Solo (Harrison Ford) join forces to rescue Princess Leia from the clutches of the evil Empire, led by the sinister Darth Vader genius.
Mania which triggered a film remained as noticeable and today, marketing miniature toys made by manufacturers bringing their beloved characters profits of tens of millions of dollars.
The new "Star Wars" could become the highest grossing film in history ...
The new feature series "Star Wars" could become the film with the highest grossing in history, according to research company market in the United States, whose experts say that this film could get more than $ 100 million in first weekend projections.
The seventh film in the franchise "Star Wars" called "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force awakens", which will be starring protagonists trilogy original, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, will premiere on the big screens in USA on December 18, reports contactmusic.com.
Market research experts believe that this feature will dominate the box office worldwide and will overcome in this regard the film "Avatar" directed by James Cameron.
Paul Dergarabedian, an analyst Rentrak, told the New York Post: "No film released in December there has ever weekend debut above the revenue of $ 100 million. The new filmÃÂ« Star Wars ÃÂ»could become, with easily, the first feature film that will do this. it has great chances to become also the highest grossing film of all time ".
"Avatar", released in 2009, now occupies first place among the highest grossing films in history - 2.8 billion dollars. The following places are occupied by the movie "Titanic" ($ 2.1 billion) and "Avengers / Avengers" (1.5 billion dollars).
Born from the imagination of George Lucas franchise "Star Wars" marked in 1977, the birth of a new genre in cinema commercially popular for the general public, it will notice and Steven Spielberg. The two filmmakers who were part of the same group of young directors televised rather than cinematic references were to cooperate, otherwise then another blockbuster saga, composed of four films "Indiana Jones".
After the success of "Star Wars," which helped launch the career of actor Harrison Ford, George Lucas decided to entrust the following films directed by other filmmakers in the series. The "Empire Strikes Back" (1980) was directed by Irvin Kershner and "Return of the Jedi" (1983) was directed by Briton Richard Marquand.
In the late 90s, the filmmaker its franchise producer added three new films whose action takes place in chronologically before the first feature film of 1977 - "PREQUELS" in Hollywood jargon.
That new trilogy - "Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace" (1999), "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones" (2002) and "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" (2005) - was entirely directed by George Lucas and starred Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman and Hayden Christensen.
Disney Group will launch a new trilogy of "Star Wars" from 2015 until 2019. According to the press, favorite characters from the original trilogy, Yoda, Boba Fett and Han Solo will become the protagonists of films that will be dedicated individual.
George Lucas sold the company Lucasfilm in 2012 to 4.05 billion dollars, Disney, which will continue the series "Star Wars / Star Wars" with three new movies.
Franchise "Star Wars" has become a true cultural phenomenon and characters such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Darth Vader and phrases such as "May The Force be with You" ("May the Force be with you") entered into global popular culture.
American filmmaker George Lucas, creator of the franchise "Star Wars / Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones", was among the 24 personalities from the world of arts and entertainment industry which were decorated with the National Medal of Arts and Letters by President Barack Obama, in July 2013, at the White House.
Franchise "Star Wars" George Lucas created, generated revenues of over 4.4 billion dollars in worldwide box office after the release of the first movie theaters in the series in 1977.