MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 25: Film director George Lucas is seen in the paddock following qualifying for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 25, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
JJ Abrams boldly going from 'Trek' to 'Star Wars'
says, remains to be seen.Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII" is part of big plans for The Walt Disney Co., which bought George Lucas ' Lucasfilm empire last year for $4.05 billion. The company is planning three sequels and two stand-alone spinoff movies focusing Read more »
Ray Harryhausen dead: 'Star Wars' special effects master was 92
special effects whose work was beloved by fantasy film lovers and influenced industry heavyweights such as "Star Wars" creator George Lucas , has died. He was 92.Biographer and longtime friend Tony Dalton confirmed that Harryhausen died Tuesday at London's Read more »
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The Wealth of a Galaxy Not So Far Away
that would transform the industry into the blockbuster-driven franchise-focused system we recognize today. How did George Lucas transform the industry and become the wealthiest filmmaker in history? Brian Warner, writing for Celebrity Net Worth, boils it down 4:16 PM from WalletPop Read more »
'Star Wars: Episode VI': What's Its Legacy... And Its Future?
years ago, on May 25, 1983, George Lucas presented his third "Star Wars" movie — "Episode VI - Return of the Jedi" — to his legions of fans. They'd been waiting three long years since the previous film. Many of them were disappointed. Directed by Richard Marquand 12:03 PM from MTV.com Read more »
Lewis Hamilton and George Lucas have been spotted talking at Monaco.
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Lego X-wing fighter touches down in New York's Times Square
model yet using its eponymous plastic chunks: a 43ft (13.1 meters) X-wing fighter that's a claimed 1:1 scale replica of George Lucas' Death Star destroyer, and is 42 times the size of the same kit that Lego offers to children (old and young). A Lego droid 5/24/13 from The Register Read more »
30 Things You Didn’t Know About Return of The Jedi
original Star Wars movie. 14. Yoda was to sit this one out but was added after consultation with child psychologists made George Lucas decide he needed an independent character to confirm Darth Vader’s that he is Luke Skywalker’s father. Now you know why Yoda from Wired Read more »