This great photograph of Star Wars honcho George Lucas talking to Star Trek helmer J.J. Abrams was taken at a private dinner in August. No word on what they talked about, but Abrams is an admitted Star Wars fan and Lucas is said to be an admirer of the work of Gene Roddenberry.
UPDATE…and the caption contest winner is…Paul with:
George for the last time stop referring to me as your young Padawan!
Caption Contest…win poster
Why don’t you suggest your own caption. The staff of TrekMovie.com will pick the best caption posted before September 16th and the winner will get a free Star Trek2008 poster (make sure to use a working email address so we can get your mailing details from you).
UPDATE: Gene and George
This was not the first ‘summit meeting’ between Star Wars and Star Trek. Dan Madsen sends in this rare photo from the LucasFilm Fan Club Newsletter in 1987. The photo was taken at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Star Wars.
Top Photo by Joichi Ito
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Photo published with photographer’s permission.
h/t to StarWarsBlog