Originally Posted by teedubya
I loved those when I read them back in the day. I think that would be a solid direction, actually.
I loved those novels as well but there is so much information that a trilogy would require a fantastic screenwriter able to provide the backstory without making it too "cheap".
As far as the general public is concerned, I think the Young Jedi series that features Han & Leia's twins and Luke's son would be an easier sell.