Lucasfilm Angry Over Amy Schumer 'Star Wars' Photo Shoot

Amy Schumer Star Wars Photo Shoot

This year has been good to comedian Amy Schumer. Her hit Comedy Central series, Inside Amy Schumer has found its stride during the third season, with several of the show's sketches going viral ("12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer", "Football Town Nights"). She also stars in and wrote the romantic comedy, Trainwreck, which has received mostly favorable reviews (including one from Screen Rant) and enjoyed a strong opening at the box office this week.

There's another hot commodity having an even better year: Star Wars. Not only is there a new film releasing later this year, but a whole galaxy's worth of tie-in material, from books to comics to games to toys. There's never been a better time to be a Star Wars fan, which means there's never been a better time to capitalize on the saga's surging popularity.

This brings us to a controversial collision of the two pop culture forces. In a recent photo spread for GQ Magazine, Schumer appears alongside C-3Po, R2-D2 and Chewbacca in a variety of amusing - and racy - scenarios. In one she's dressed as Princess Leia dancing atop a bar, another has her high-kicking with Stormtroopers. Others are more suggestive, however, with Schumer using a lightsaber in a highly inadvisable fashion and appearing topless in bed with the two droids.

Regardless of the photo shoot's adult humor (though probably because of it), Disney and Lucasfilm aren't happy, issuing a statement on Friday via the official Star Wars Twitter condemning the photos:

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