Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has spoken out in support of the . Johnson also connected the prequel trilogy to political issues, saying in a tweet Sunday night that the movies take on entitlement, fear and fascism.
“[George] Lucas made a gorgeous 7-hour long movie for children about how entitlement and fear of loss turns good people into fascists,” Johnson tweeted. He added that original writer and director Lucas also “did it while spearheading nearly every technical sea change in modern filmmaking of the past 30 years.”
His tweet came in response to a question from a fan asking him to “say a genuinely nice thing about the Star Wars prequels.”
, though it’s not known when it’ll start filming.