While fans aren't at all happy with what Disney did with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, at least the House of the Mouse may have saved them from George Lucas's original ideas for Star Wars Episodes VII, VIII and IX.
"Originally, I was trying to have the story be told by somebody else; there was somebody watching this whole story and recording it, somebody wiser than the mortal players in actual events".
Hamill tweeted Boyega: 'Be careful there son- the last time I let a fan put themself in my shoes, they just took off running & sold them on Ebay'. Den of Geek reports that a particularly attentive Twitter user found a pretty significant clue into what Lucas' version of the films would have looked like. Lucasfilm though has other issues to worry about at the moment because thanks to Solo's recent box office owes, the studio is no longer guaranteed of box office success and needs to return to the drawing board on exactly how they can keep people dedicated to the Star Wars universe.
Tran isn't the first of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi cast forced off social media. This is something which Lucas himself has been openly critical of as he has previously lambasted the current trilogy for relying on nostalgia rather than building and exploring new worlds.
"If I'd held onto the company I could've done it [seen the story through to its end], and then it would have been done".
These are certainly interesting comments from Lucas but what do you make of them? In James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (which is viewable on Google Books), Lucas compared the midi-chlorians to fuel that helped run a auto (aka humans and other creatures in the galaxy), which Cameron argued was Lucas trying to insert some science into a "creation myth". What his quotes do show is just how much was-and still remains-possible in the Star Wars universe.