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Kathleen Kennedy Amazed By Fan Reaction To New Star Wars Sequel Trailer

The Lucasfilm president introduced the new teaser, which featured the first glimpse of Harrison Ford as Han Solo in three decades, during a cast get together at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim,...

George Lucas Building Affordable Housing In Affluent Neighbourhood: "We've Got Enough Millionaires Here"

George Lucas plans to build hundreds of affordable homes for low income families in an area which is largely affluent and with a number of millionaires living within the vicinity. Lucas plans to build 224...

Disney's Value Soars With Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer

The new two-minute clip of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' added $2 billion to the value of Disney.The trailer of the much-discussed movie premiered at an event in California yesterday (16.04.15), causing a dramatic increase...

George Lucas Planning Housing Development

As the Star Wars universe goes into overdrive following the release of the new sequel's latest trailer on Thursday (16Apr15), Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey has revealed Lucas is hoping to turn property...

Disney Teases Plans For 'Star Wars' Theme Park Features

With less than a year to go before The Force Awakens lands in cinemas, the top brass at Disney has given a few teasers as to what we can expect from its forthcoming ‘Star Wars’...

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"I am a giant proponent of giant screens. But I accept the fact that most of my movies are going to be seen on phones." Movie mogul George Lucas isn't a fan of tiny screens.

Ewan Mcgregor Waiting For Star Wars Call

Ewan McGregor is ''still waiting'' to be asked to return to the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 43-year-old actor portrayed the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in prequel trilogy 'Episodes I to III' - which were released between 1999...

George Lucas Reveals Disney Dismissed His Star Wars Plans

George Lucas' ideas for the new 'Star Wars' movie were ignored by Disney.The 70-year-old creator of the sci-fi franchise sold his production company, Lucasfilm, to Disney in 2012, and despite offering thoughts about the potential...

George Lucas: 'The Oscars Is One Big Political Campaign'

Moviemaker George Lucas has blasted the Academy Awards as a "political campaign" which does not recognise real artistic talent after Selma star David Oyelowo and director Ava Duvernay were shut out of the Oscars nominations.The...

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"The only thing I really regret about Star Wars is the fact I never got to see it. I never got to be blown out of my seat when the ship came over the screen....

George Lucas Surprised By Career Success

George Lucas ''never expected to be successful''.The 70-year-old director - who is best known for creating the 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones' franchises - says he's always followed his instincts when it comes to film-making.He...

George Lucas Admits He Wanted To Direct 'Star Wars: Episode Vii'

As the hotly anticipated J.J. Abrams-directed sequel 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens' prepares to hit theatres later this year, the sci-fi film franchise's original creator George Lucas recently admitted he initially wanted...

George Lucas Wanted To Direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens

George Lucas initially wanted to direct 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 70-year-old creator of the sci-fi franchise had been planning to make the new movie and release it in 2015, before selling on his production...

George Lucas Adds Five Pieces To Art Collection

George Lucas has splashed out thousands of dollars on five pieces of art.The 'Star Wars' creator visited the Chicago studio of artist Hebru Brantley over the weekend and is believed to have blown a huge...

Mark Hamill Previews Star Wars: The Force Awakens

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is ''about the new generation of characters''.Mark Hamill, 63, starred as Luke Skywalker in the 1977 film 'Star Wars' and its two sequels, 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of...

Trading Cards Reveal Names Of Star Wars Characters

The names of some of the characters in 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens' have been revealed in a set of trading cards. JJ Abrams, the director of the new film, confirmed the...

George Lucas Hasn't Seen New Star Wars Trailer

George Lucas ''hasn't seen'' the latest 'Star Wars' trailer.The 70-year-old director may have created the space opera but since selling his franchise to Disney in 2012, he has yet to catch up on the newest...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Released

The first trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has been released.The short clip features snippets from the film including shots of Stormtroopers and a spherical droid, as well as the iconic Millennium Falcon spacecraft.The...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Released

The first trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has been released.The short clip features snippets from the film including shots of Stormtroopers and a spherical droid, as well as the iconic Millennium Falcon spacecraft.The...

The Real 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Is Now Here [Trailer + Pictures]

It's finally here! The teaser trailer you've all been waiting for: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', and while it's not really giving anything away, it looks pretty intense. Vehicles have updated, the stormtroopers are looking...

Fairies And Goblins Come To Life In George Lucas Animation 'Strange Magic' [Trailer + Pictures]

Set to captivate audiences of all ages, 'Strange Magic' is the enchanting animated comedy from George Lucas, who may have taken a step back from the big budget adventure blockbusters of 'Indiana Jones' and 'Star...

George Lucas Museum At Centre Of New Location Lawsuit

Park conservationists in Chicago, Illinois have filed suit in a bid to block Star Wars creator George Lucas' plans to build a massive art museum beside Lake Michigan.City bosses won the chance to house the...

George Lucas Blasts 'Unimaginative' Movie Studios

George Lucas believes movie studios lack ''talent'' and ''imagination''.The 'Star Wars' creator claims people who are not passionate about films have too much influence in the industry and Lucas feels it's a counter-productive situation.Assessing the...

George Lucas Rips Into Hollywood Studios, "They Didn't Know Anything"

George Lucas says he still believes studios are the biggest problem in the movie business today, claiming the major corporations are not capable of nurturing genuine talent.George Lucas says Hollywood studios are still the main...

Oscar Isaac Prefers 'Old-school' Star Wars Films

Oscar Issac has criticised the modern tweaks George Lucas made to the original 'Star Wars' films.The 35-year-old actor, who appears as a still-to-be-named character in the eagerly-awaited 'Star Wars: Episode VII', explained he prefers an...

Billy Crystal Breaks Down At Robin Williams' Memorial

Billy Crystal broke down at Robin Williams' memorial service.The 66-year-old actor - who previously paid tribute to the star at this year's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles - hosted the touching ceremony at the Curran...

Sylvester Stallone: 'I Told Lucas I'd Be Awful As Han Solo'

Sylvester Stallone torpedoed his chances of playing Han Solo in the first Star Wars films by confirming George Lucas' fears he would be awful as the space bounty hunter at his audition.The action man has...

James Gunn 'Terrified' Of Releasing Guardians Of The Galaxy

James Gunn is ''terrified'' about the upcoming release of 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.The 43-year-old director of the Marvel Comics film has admitted he's nervous about finally finishing the production and seeing it enter cinemas on...

A Week In News: Silly Celebs Special - Lana Drama, Shia's Arrest, Oldman's Foot-in-mouth

Lana Del Rollercoaster: Lana Del Rey has had a week she'll never forget. The pop star's new album, Ultraviolence, has been met with positivity by critics and has earned Del Rey her first Billboard 200...

George Lucas's Proposed Museum In Chicago Is On "Solid Legal Ground," Says The City's Mayor

Only one day ago it was confirmed that the creator 'Star Wars,' George Lucas, picked the city of Chicago as the site for his forthcoming museum.On Wednesday (June 25th) the City Council met to make...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt Album Review

Earl Sweatshirt sounds comfortable and mature on 'I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside', and his raw style with a high energy sounds at home over...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

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Bruce Jenner Interview: What We Learned From Former Olympian's Diane Sawyer Special

After months of intrigue and speculation Bruce Jenner’s two hour sit-down with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC Friday night.

Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"

The showrunner has spoken out after leaked Sony emails revealed talk of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie.

Is Tom Cruise Ready To Face The Music In Disney's 'Bob The Musical'?

The ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation’ star is reportedly being eyed for the long in development project.

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