After the mostly abysmal "prequels" that George Lucas inflicted on die-hard Star Wars fans (The Phantom Menace was so painful that I thought of suing on the grounds of emotional distress), take heart: it may actually get worse.
Lucas is planning to stage a musical version of the Star Wars series, distilling 13-plus hours of film into a 90-minute musical extravaganza. But don't despair: it's not as bad as it sounds. Les Miserables Clone Wars, it is not.
Instead, it will be an orchestral production to accompany clips from the movies, not R2-D2 belting "The … Read more