Billionaire star wars creator george lucas has dropped his bid to build a museum on chicago's lakefront, after months of controversey involving the lakefront preservation group friends of the parks. What if i told you george lucas admired gene roddenberry and star trek, and gene roddenberry admired george lucas and star wars it was the fans who created the idiotic “rivalry” hotkeys: d = random, w = like, s = dislike, a = back. Suggestion [suggestion] george lucas vs gene roddenberry if done right it could be as good as bill gates vs steve jobs it's literally star wars vs star trek which is one of the greatest pop culture debates of all time create an account molemanninethousand 2 points 3 points 4 points 2 years ago gene roddenberry isn't very iconic.
The beloved star trek and star wars franchises have both been rebooted in recent years hear from our fan contributors about whether each reboot worked. The documentary “trek nation” chronicles rod roddenberry’s personal journey to explore the importance of the legendary sci-fi franchise dreamed up by his father gene the film comes to dvd on tuesday, and among the bonus materials included in the release is an interview with “star wars. Star wars vs star trek introduction: star wars is made in 1977 by george lucas introduction: star trek is a story made by gene roddenberry in the 1960's the super star destroyer is so long that it will take you about 8 hours to walk from its front to its back it is 19,000m long this ship is.
In a brief snippet of an interview with lucas for the upcoming documentary trek nation, the director discusses the influence and importance of gene roddenberry's sci-fi creation on his own space. Yes, star wars is less impressive as a work of science fiction, but it'll stay popular centuries longer than any of gene roddenberry's creations, including wil wheaton all that incisive social commentary and all those dead-on technological predictions lead to episodes that age faster than a sunbathing chain smoker. George lucas conceived star wars, which has the influence of flash gordon adventure serials of 1940s 1977 on the other hand, the original star trek created by gene roddenberry in 1966 was an american television series well, the first star trek film was released in 1979 well, when star wars are based on elitist and authoritarian. Star trek was created before star wars gene roddenberry’s baby was born in 1966 at the tail end of the golden age of television he based his concept on the stories of 19th century missourian pioneers: mid-western americans who trekked to california hoping for a better way of life.
Star wars can punch a death star into a star trek base power it up before the star trek fleet can get thru the star wars fleet protecting the death star then blast the base and be at the next target before you can say scotty beam me up. The documentary trek nation features interviews where both george lucas and gene roddenberry praise one another's respective franchises, with the former stating that star trek was an influence while writing the original screenplay for star wars. Yes some celebration honoring roddenberry in the 1980s brought lucas out to give homage he mentioned that he would take a break while writing star wars to watch the local afternoon reruns of. Star trek is an american media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by gene roddenberry the star trek canon of the franchise includes the original series, an animated series, five spin-off television series, the film franchise, and further adaptations in several media. That is george lucas meeting gene roddenberry with the picture above and the articles i linked this prove that star trek did play a big role for creating star wars.
Brandon rhea is the product marketing manager at fandom he's a huge fan of star wars, star trek, game of thrones, and marvel he's a gryffindor whose patronus is a cat. Star trek was a television serial popular in america and was created by gene roddenberry in the year 1966 the various adventures of humans and aliens in the starfleet are given more importance in the serials of star trek. Writer michael reaves tells explore talent what it was like to work with and write for academy award winning director-producer steve. Star trek vs star wars comparison star trek, originally a tv series, is a space western science fiction that centers around a crew who serves in starfleet, a space-based peacekeeping and humanitarian armada star wars, originally a trilogy, is a space opera fantasy franchise set in the dis. The biggest moral flaw in the star wars universe is one point that lucas stresses over and over again, through the voice of his all-wise guru character, yoda let's see if i get this right.
Star trek star george takei is set to take fans on a journey through fandom with the likes of stan lee, gene simmons, and more the first teaser trailer for from the bridge has been released the. Hired by george lucas to create concept art for the original star wars, his vision established the look and feel of the saga, and set the standard for a lived-in galaxy that stood apart from. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between star wars and star trek in order to gain a better understanding of both works and their contributions to science fiction star wars is a movie franchise started by george lucas in the late 1970's.
Star trek vs star wars star trek is a science fiction franchise created by gene roddenberry the original series was released in 1966 and ran for three seasons on nbc. Given that there was a period where it felt like star wars and star trek fans were at some kind of loggerheads, lucas nonetheless argues that star trek proved vitally important to star wars. Gene roddenberry: the myth and the man behind `star trek,' by joel engel, seeks to deflate the legend if this biography had been written by a klingon and edited by a romulan, it could hardly.
At the same time, you have those like george lucas, who moved on from star wars and passed the torch to a new generation to expand his franchise the same can be said about star trek and the current generation trying to move the franchise forward while expanding and retaining interest. Re: george lucas vs gene roddenberry yes, if your love of star trek was born primarily because of the original cast movies, the man primarily responsible was harve bennett, who produced star treks ii-v (and had an idea for a cadet version movie which jj abrams basically appropriated for the 2009 film. Star wars is a film and television franchise, created by george lucas from the very inception of star wars in 1977, there has been a definite rivalry between the star wars and star trek franchises, which rod roddenberry – son of star trek creator gene roddenberry – learned of through first-hand. Two men and one is george lucas who created star wars and gene roddenberry who created star trek and each had his own particular style of doing things and for certain reasons but roddenberry can be noted for his using of things we are developing now.