The force is with "The O.C." George Lucas will guest star as himself on the May 12 episode, the Fox network announced Tuesday. The "Star Wars" creator will express interest in the graphic novel of the main character, Seth Cohen (Adam Brody).
Brody's character, an avid "Star Wars" fan, frequently has the good fortune of meeting his heroes. His favorite band, Death Cab for Cutie, recently played on the show.
Earlier this season, the trailer for "Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith" premiered during the program. The final installment of the "Star Wars" saga will open in theaters on May 19.
Fox recently announced that "The O.C." will return for a third season. It airs Thursdays (8 p.m. EST).