In retrospect, it made perfect sense. If George
Lucas was going to step away from the empire he built, he had to entrust the
next chapter of Lucasfilm’s existence to someone who wouldn’t be the least bit
fazed by the prospect of shepherding multibillion dollar cultural touchstones...
Company: When people ask you what
you love about your work, what is your usual response? And has it changed over
Kathleen Kennedy: It’s always been the people I meet along the
way. I know myself pretty well and I know what I’m good at, but I also
recognize when others may be better and so support and empower that...