Lucas is an upcoming 2021 American biopic written and directed by Tim Johnson, produced by Lucasfilm, Ltd., and released by 20th Century Studios. It will star Hayden Christensen, Leonardo DiCaprio, Toby Maguire, Elizabeth Olsen, and Andrew Garfield. It is a biopic of George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars franchise and co-creator of Indiana Jones.
Production began in 2018. The film was shot in mid-2019, with pickup shots done in November of that year. Originally set for release on August 14, 2020, the film was pushed back to July 23, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
George Lucas (Hayden Christensen) is an aspiring filmmaker whose imagination is as big as his ambition. He goes on to make many successful films in his career.
- Hayden Christensen as George Lucas
- Leonardo DiCaprio as Gary Kurtz
- Toby Maguire as Alan Ladd Jr.
- Elizabeth Olsen as Marcia Lucas
- Andrew Garfield as Steven Spielberg
In addition, it is also rumored that Lucas himself and Mark Hamill are set to make cameo appearances in the movie.
In 2018, Johnson conceived a biopic focusing on Lucas after doing heavy research on his life, believing that it would