So George Lucas Visited The 'Game Of Thrones' Set
We don't really know what George Lucas has been up to these days. After all, he's not actively involved Star Wars anymore, or the upcoming Indiana Jones sequel. Unless he's planning on rebooting the Willow-verse (or the American Graffiti-verse), it doesn't seem like he has many options to work with. Hell, the most exciting public outing he's made in a decade was to silently eat spaghetti in a mall food court.
But recently, Lucas surfaced in an unlikely spot: Westeros. Specifically, the now painfully overcrowded Winterfell. It seems Lucas is a fan of Game Of Thrones, and rather than just watch it on TV like some kind of pathetic non-billionaire, he asked if he could visit the set during the filming of Season 8. At first the show's producers thought the request was some kind of "practical joke." But nope, he really showed up. And he even directed a scene.
If you thought that Jon Snow and Daenerys' chemistry seemed a little off in the recent season premiere, it's possible we can blame the dude who came up with this shit. Apparently, George helped direct the moment when the couple arrive at Winterfell. Lucas' trademark hands-off approach involved telling Kit Harington: "No direction for you, I don't really care about you. I don't care what happens to you."
Still, everyone on set was seemingly overjoyed to have him there. Creator David Benioff admitted that the first time he remembered "telling stories" involved playing with Star Wars action figures. Plus they all owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing creepy twincest romance in epic fantasy.
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