A Billion Souls Cried Out, and Then … Nothing

'Robot Chicken' Already Did ItIf you thought the “Star Wars Holiday Special” was as low as George Lucas could go … how about “Star Wars” on stage?

Oh, yes: TV Guide is reporting that Lucas, John Williams and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are prepping “Star Wars: A Musical Journey”, which will pair clips from all six films with live performances of selections of Williams’ scores. But it’s classy; it’s going to have live narrators!

Yes, that’s right: George Lucas is cribbing ideas from Guy Maddin now. I sense a great disturbance in the Force.

That said, I’d love to hear Isabella Rossellini try to get through the opening crawl of “The Phantom Menace” …