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Alan Dean Foster

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Alan Dean Foster (born November 18, 1946, New York City) is the author of many fairy tales and myths and has had his works in over a hundred books. He received his Masters of Fine Arts in Cinema from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1968. Foster's writing focuses on the themes of fiction and fairy tales, although he has found other sources for fiction. Foster has translated his works into over 50 languages. He has written a rewrite of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, as the author of the magazine George Lucas, and the first novel of the Expanded Universe: Splinter of the Mind's Eye. He then returned to Star Wars, first writing the Republic-era novel The Approaching Storm, and later the renaming of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens. [1] and the short story "Bait" (released on Star Wars Insider 162). In 1995, he wrote a LucasArts video game novel, The Dig, based on Steven Spielberg's original idea. He has written for Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), two films directed by J.J. Abrams.

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