On This Day … 14 May [2022]

People (Births) 1944 – George Lucas, American director, producer, and screenwriter, founded Lucasfilm. George Lucas George Walton Lucas Jr. (born 14 May 1944) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and entrepreneur. Lucas is best known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts, and Industrial Light & Magic. He… Read More

What is an Expanded Universe?

Introduction The term expanded universe, sometimes called an extended universe, is generally used to denote the ‘extension’ of a media franchise (like a television programme or a series of feature films) with other media, generally comics and original novels. This typically involves new stories for existing characters already developed within the franchise, but in some… Read More