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Oakland has let George Lucas know that he should consider bringing his proposed art museum over to their side of the Bay. Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland's Councilwoman-at-large, sent a tweet to the Star Wars director suggesting sites in Oakland, including the...
In 1979, George Lucas was looking for a good short film to show in theaters before The Empire Strikes Back, which was released in 1980. Roger Christian, the set decorator on the first Star Wars film, was commissioned to make a 25-minute film for Lucas. Show More Summary
The story of the short film George Lucas commissioned for Empire Strikes Back, finally seeing the light of day again
The Clone Wars began in 2008 as a much-maligned animated movie — or rather, three episodes of an animated series that was trying to find its feet, stitched together and pushed into theaters by Star Wars creator George Lucas. It endsShow More Summary
Topher Grace‘s Star Wars Prequel Re-edit has become the stuff of Internet legend. Fans went crazy a few years back when news broke the That 70?s Show actor edited George Lucas‘ three Star Wars prequels into one movie. On the surface,...Show More Summary
During pre-production, director Steven Spielberg, accompanied by friends Martin Scorsese, George Lucas and John Milius, visited the effects shop where "Bruce" the shark was being constructed. Lucas stuck his head in the shark's mouth...Show More Summary
Filmmaker George Lucas and wife/investment wiz Mellody Hobson donated $25 million to University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. Chicago Public Schools are still broke as the proverbial joke. [ more › ]
George Lucas and his wife, Chicago investment fund chief Mellody Hobson, are giving $25 million to build a deluxe arts center for a private grade school and high school on the University of Chicago’s campus -- to be named for Gordon Parks, the celebrated photojournalist and film director who in 1969 became the first black director of a major studio film.
Meet Sabine, the newest Star Wars: Rebels character and the first female Star Wars character created after George Lucas handed the franchise to Disney. Question: If you had to guess her personality, would you say she's a "tomboy," "spunky," "feisty" or just has "a little bit of attitude"? The answer is, of course. all of the above. Read more...
As George Lucas seeks a home for his self-funded museum, he might turn his attention to San Francisco?s Mid-Market. Lucas? 95,000-square-foot "world-class museum for the future" would fit perfectly into the stalled Market Street Place project, and would attract far more visitors in that central location near BART than in the Presidio.
The shooting schedule for STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, based on the property created by George Lucas, directed by J.J. Abrams and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan. Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin' for ya... Source of above fan-art. Oh, STAR WARS: EPISODE VII. Show More Summary
The Presidio Trust is hoping to keep George Lucas interested in building his museum for Americana art and Hollywood memorabilia. Despite rejecting the movie tycoon's proposal for Crissy Field, they are offering him a site just west of the old...
With the anticipated release of “Star Wars: Episode VII,” StarWars.com released part of a classic interview with George Lucas. In it, Lucas recounts how h is “space opera” was a tough sell with United Artists and Universal turning him down. Show More Summary
Dennis Murren has more Academy Awards than any other living person (eight). And for good reason. He has supervised the special effects for the movies of Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, and George Lucas.
San Francisco officials have rejected a proposal from George Lucas to create a museum at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. This decision was reached on Monday, after the Presido Trust’s seven-member board unanimously voted against the plan. Show More Summary
In 1999, anticipation was so high for George Lucas’ Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, many of us initially overlooked the film’s obvious problems. The awe and spectacle of seeing a new Star Wars film on the big screen outweighed the plot holes, terrible dialogue and awful characters. Years have passed, and now many […]
After reviewing all the submittals for the Sports Basement site redevelopment, the Presidio Trust has decided on...none of them. George Lucas made a big push for a museum to hold his $1 billion animated art collection, but now says they'll...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group governing a swath of prestigious federal park at the northern edge of San Francisco rejected proposals from the film director George Lucas and two other bidders on Monday to build cultural centers on a prime plot of th...
This animated episode of How It Should Have Ended (HISHE) features an alternate ending for George Lucas’ 1999 epic space opera film, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. Character art and animation were created by Daniel Baxter, with background artwork by Otis Frampton. We’ve previously written about HISHE’s ongoing series of animated videos. [...]