"At last week's ShoWest convention in Las Vegas, George Lucas took the stage to introduce the movie industry to his latest Star Wars creation, the animated summer flick Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
But does the Jedi master expect to ever retire his Star Wars soldiers?
What's going on with that live-action TV series he announced, anyway?
How excited is he for the début of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull?
What's the status of his longtime promise to direct artier films?
And which movie prompted him to say, ''I wish I had made it — I don't think I'm talented enough to do that''?
In an extended conversation, EW.com found out the answers to those questions and more.