Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
Dude, it's completely true. The EU is not canon.
Lucas has already confirmed that the next trilogy has nothing to do with the EU.
It his story, BTW. Not Thrawn or Jedi Academy, etc.
It still has to fit in somewhere in the timeline he's allowed to be created. He's also said in the past that the the story of the Skywalkers is over, and he also said that there would never be an Episode 7.