The director of the upcoming Strange Magic which has a story by George Lucas has nothing but praise for the retired Star Wars creator. In an article with USA Today, Gary Rydstrom says the skills that George Lucas had for Indiana Jones and more is still there.
Strange Magic director Gary Rydstrom says Lucas retains the creativity and skills that were showcased with that galaxy far, far away, the Indiana Jones franchise, the 1960s-set American Graffiti, the fantasy fare of Labyrinth and Willow and other blockbusters.
Rydstrom saw it when Lucas, an executive producer of Magic, would get down to business in the editing room. "He's such a natural filmmaker that when you work with him, you get down to filmmaking," Rydstrom says. "It's not about being a fan or any of that. It's about making something cool."Star of Strange Magic, Scottish, Alan Cumming also had praise for the director:
The stories Lucas comes up with continue to be top-notch, says Alan Cumming, who voices the Bog King in Magic: "He is the modern American fairy-tale monger."Read more here.
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