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George Lucas on Star Wars Episode VII: 'I Really Liked It'

George Lucas on Star Wars Episode VII: 'I Really Liked It'

George Lucas plans on attending the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens later this month, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The 71-year-old director recently checked out a screening of the film and “really liked it.”

In 2012, George sold his Lucasfilm company to Disney and since has had no involvement in the new J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars film.

In recent interviews, he’s described his relationship with the franchise as a divorce.

“‘I’m going to get divorced,’” he said (via The Washington Post). “I knew that I couldn’t be involved. All I’d do is make them miserable. I’d make myself miserable. It would probably ruin a vision – J.J. has a vision, and it’s his vision,”

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens hits theaters December 18!

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