New Star Wars movies are taking their cues from 007 – and I’m all for it

Luke Skywalker turns on his lightsaber in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars has discovered an unlikely inspiration as Lucasfilm eyes the following stage of its movie-based output: James Bond.

Talking to Empire magazine (opens in new tab), Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy defined how 007 is influencing the long-lasting sci-fi collection’ subsequent batch of movies.