The director recalls the making of “Jabberwocky” and how workers told him his film was far better than the one they were working on with George Lucas.
An actor who appeared on the 1980s CBS series “The Dukes of Hazzard,” and also was in the first film directed by George Lucas, has died. Don Pedro Colley, who played Sheriff “Big Ed” Little on “Dukes,” died Oct. 11...
George Lucas once said he labeled the first Star Wars movie "episode IV" because he envisioned a set of three trilogies. He let us think he had the stories for them, even though he didn't at the time. But that original idea of nine movies may well be all there is in the story of the Skywalker family. Show More Summary
Jar Jar actor Ahmed Best wanted George Lucas to brutally kill the character, but he's happy with the Gugun's fate in a recent Star Wars book.
This could be HUGE!!!! In what could be the biggest Disney purchase since they bought Star Wars from George Lucas, the company has apparently been in talks to buy most of 21st Century Fox! Reports say the companies have been negotiating off and on for the last few weeks, with no deal currently on the table. The [...]
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted its seventh annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday, November 4, 2017, honoring artist Mark Bradford and filmmaker George Lucas. Co-chaired by LACMA trustee Eva Chow and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, the...Show More Summary
Social justice was a theme right from the onset at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s gala Saturday night honoring artist Mark Bradford and filmmaker George Lucas. It started at the cocktail hour. On one side of the red carpet, guests filed in to a manicured garden area lined with rosebushes,...
IT IS the most thrilling image to pop up in a Star Wars trailer since Disney gained the deed to George Lucas’s galaxy. The red, white and blue button lights cast their low glow, and there, beneath the hood like a prodigal space superhero, are Mark Hamill’s grizzled whiskers. At last, Luke is back aboard […]
NANCY PELOSI TO CBS’S CORDEN: GOP WORSE THAN ‘DARTH VADER.’ Ahh, good ol’ Nancy — attacking the good guy in the movie, and siding with George Lucas’s stand-ins for the Vietcong. (As Sonny Bunch writes at the Washington Post in the second link above, “As I always say, it’s not trolling if it’s true.”) UPDATE […]
• In 1987, Apple came out with a concept video that showed a hypothetical computer of the future. • The video touched upon numerous upcoming technological advances, including voice technology, tablets, and videoconferencing, to name a few. • But the public wasn't having it. Show More Summary
‘Star Wars’-style police might have been a product of George Lucas’ imagination. But now, it's actually a reality, at least in Dubai. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.
When George Lucas sat down in early 1973 to draft an operatic science fiction movie about a ragtag group of rebels fighting a corrupt central government, the trial of the Watergate burglars had just begun. He wrote “Star Wars” reflecting the fraught politics of that moment, hoping to serve a tidy political lesson along with…
“Something inside me has always been there,” says Daisy Ridley’s Jedi-in-training Rey. Now it’s awake, and I need help.” The official trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the newest installment of George Lucas’ space opera spectacle, already has fans chomping at the bit. Show More Summary
The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiered on ESPN Monday night, exciting fans of George Lucas’s space opera franchise all over the world. The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson told fans of the series via Twitter to avoid the trailer, hinting that it was full of spoilers, but...
Willow, the high-fantasy film directed by Ron Howard and penned by Star Wars creator George Lucas spawned a number of game adaptations, each version differed from the others to varying degrees. The NES cartridge is arguably the most well-known, while the coin-op game was a different beast. Show More Summary
Annie Lennox will perform at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s annual Art+Film Gala. The Nov. 4 event, which will honor artist Mark Bradford and “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, is typically filled with art world and fashion figures, civic leaders and A-list celebrities. Beyond Lennox’s artistic...
By now, Star Wars fans should be well aware of the impact that concept artist Ralph McQuarrie had on the franchise. George Lucas once described McQuarrie’s contribution to Star Wars as “incalculable” because of how integral the artist’s early...Show More Summary
Scripts from all three original Star Wars movies are going up for auction from Carrie Fisher's personal collection, with George Lucas notes includes.
Star Wars fans will soon have the opportunity to buy some of the Original Trilogy scripts that Carrie Fisher used, most of which have been autographed by George Lucas.
It’s no secret to Star Wars fans that Harrison Ford asked George Lucas to kill off Han Solo in Return of the Jedi. While we all know that didn’t happen at the time, with Star Wars the Force Awakens, Ford’s long desired request to have his character killed off was granted, leaving an emptiness in the […]