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Looking at Lucasfilm - From “Eo” to “Tucker”

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Dan Zehr & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about “Indiana Jones V” (which is supposed to begin shooting in London next April). Then Dan & Jim look back at “Tucker, The Man and his Dream” and how George Lucas made this 1988 Francis Ford Coppola film possible


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

How Lucasfilm has been turning to the creative team behind NBC’s “This Is Us” when it comes to screenplays for its upcoming projects

Which factors does Disney CEO Bob Iger think played into the Anaheim version of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” not meeting its initial attendance projections during the Summer of 2019

How does Harrison Ford feel about Chris Pratt possibly taking over the role of Indiana Jones

Which MGM legend did Francis Ford Coppola consult when he initially began exploring the idea of turning the life of Preston Tucker into a motion picture

What advice did George Lucas give Francis Ford Coppola on the set of “Captain Eo?


released August 24, 2019
Hosts: Dan Zehr and Jim Hill
Editor: Nancy Stadler


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Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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