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Here's what we know about George Lucas' next CGI venture: it will be a musical, and it will involve fairies.

Little else is known about the top-secret project, but according to The Hollywood Reporter the film will be directed by 'TMNT''s Kevin Munroe, and written by David Berenbaum ('Elf').

This could be Lucas' move to stay at the forefront of CGI-fueled filmmaking in the wake of 'Avatar''s success. Lucas has been very vocal about his admiration (jealousy?) of 'Avatar''s groundbreaking achievements, and recently announced that his 'Star Wars' films will undergo a 3D makeover in a not-so-subtle attempt to keep up with the Camerons.

But we have to ask: a fairy musical? Really? Here's what we know about George Lucas' next CGI venture: it will be a musical, and it will involve fairies.

Little else is known about the top-secret project, but according to the Hollywood Reporter the film will be directed by 'TMNT''s Kevin Munroe, and written by David Berenbaum ('Elf').

This could be Lucas' move to stay at the forefront of CGI-fueled filmmaking in the wake of 'Avatar''s success. Lucas has been very vocal about his admiration (jealousy?) of 'Avatar''s groundbreaking achievements, and recently announced that his 'Star Wars' films will undergo a 3D makeover in a not-so-subtle attempt to keep up with the Camerons.

But we have to ask: a fairy musical? Really?

The bare-bones details sound a bit mystifying, but the same could be said for his flagship franchise, once you boiled it down to essentials (serial space drama, talking robots). And this new project could give Lucas more freedom to explore the realms of the medium, as James Cameron had with 'Avatar.' The 'Star Wars' films have an already-established mythology and a visual expectation. Now Lucas can experiment with both technology and storyline, which could be exciting.

Or it could end up as silly as it sounds.

Lucas is currently putting the finishing on the World War II drama 'Red Tails', which he wrote about the Tuskeegee Airmen. Munroe's next film is the live-action adaptation of the comic 'Dead of Night', featuring Taye Diggs and Brandon Routh.