Star Wars is a beloved and iconic science fiction franchise created by George Lucas. It began with the original film, "Star Wars" (later retitled "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope"), which was released in 1977. The franchise has since grown to include several sequels and prequels, as well as spin-off films, TV shows, and novels. The Star Wars universe is set in a galaxy far, far away and follows the adventures of various characters, including Jedi knights, Sith lords, and smugglers of the Rebellion against the evil Galactic Empire. The franchise is known for its epic space battles, iconic characters, and groundbreaking special effects. Star Wars has a vast and dedicated fan base and has had a significant cultural impact, inspiring countless movies, TV shows, and other forms of media. The franchise is also known for its merchandise, action figures, and video games. The latest movie of the Star Wars franchise is "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" which was released in 2019 and the next one is scheduled to release in 2022 which is a standalone film focusing on the character Lando Calrissian.