Star Wars in Hell
Back in the 1970s, Russell Kirk prohibited any discussion of Star Wars at his dinner table. Though he admires Kirk, Eric Scheske didn't follow his example, and now his four oldest children, especially the two middle boys, are crazy about the series. The last movie comes out in May, and it appears that it's going to be a little different than the others:
“After plying the heavens in episodes one and two, Anakin Skywalker is heading to hell in "Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith.”
“And Skywalker's descent into the Dark Side is so deep and disturbing, the final Star Wars installment might get a PG-13 rating for the first time since the series blasted off into space nearly 30 years ago, says director George Lucas.
"'I don't think I would take a 5- or 6-year-old to this,'" he tells 60 Minutes Sunday. 'It's way too strong.'
“Landing on a volcano-ridden planet called Mustafar, Skywalker makes 'a pact with the devil,' he says. 'The lava at the end ... it ends in hell.'
“The film, which opens in May, 'is much more dark ... more emotional,' Lucas says. 'It's much more of a tragedy.'”