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Ewan Mcgregor Waiting For Star Wars Call

27th January 2015

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...

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George Lucas Reveals Disney Dismissed His Star Wars Plans

22nd January 2015

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...

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

17th January 2015

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 Things They Say: 4534843

14th January 2015

"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....

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George Lucas Surprised By Career Success

14th January 2015

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...

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

By Nick Hill | 13th January 2015

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...

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George Lucas Wanted To Direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens

13th January 2015

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...

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George Lucas Adds Five Pieces To Art Collection

16th December 2014

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...

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Mark Hamill Previews Star Wars: The Force Awakens

15th December 2014

'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...

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Trading Cards Reveal Names Of Star Wars Characters

12th December 2014

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...

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George Lucas Hasn't Seen New Star Wars Trailer

9th December 2014

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...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Released

29th November 2014

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...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Released

28th November 2014

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 28th November 2014

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 28th November 2014

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...

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George Lucas Museum At Centre Of New Location Lawsuit

13th November 2014

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...

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George Lucas Blasts 'Unimaginative' Movie Studios

21st October 2014

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...

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

By Michael West | 20th October 2014

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...

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Oscar Isaac Prefers 'Old-school' Star Wars Films

30th September 2014

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...

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Billy Crystal Breaks Down At Robin Williams' Memorial

28th September 2014

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...

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

15th August 2014

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...

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James Gunn 'Terrified' Of Releasing Guardians Of The Galaxy

30th June 2014

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...

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

By Lauren James | 27th June 2014

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...

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

By Nick Hill | 26th June 2014

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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Chicago Embraces George Lucas Memorabilia Museum Move

By Lauren James | 25th June 2014

The city of Chicago has welcomed George Lucas' recently announced plans to build a museum at the lakefront museum campus. The Star Wars filmmaker reportedly has plans to exhibit his vast collection of artwork and...

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'Star Wars' Creator George Lucas Chooses Chicago As Home Of Museum

By Nick Hill | 25th June 2014

Unlucky California!The creator of the famed sci-fi franchise 'Star Wars,' George Lucas, has chosen the city of Chicago as the site for his forthcoming museum, the Chicago Tribune reported.The Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts, which...

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George Lucas Museum Set For Chicago

25th June 2014

Chicago, Illinois officials have won the battle for a George Lucas museum.City bosses beat out bids from their counterparts in San Francisco and Los Angeles and will now house the movie mogul's impressive collection of...

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George Lucas Recalls Harrison Ford's Desire To Be Killed Off In 'Empire Strikes Back'

By Nick Hill | 10th June 2014

Once upon a time there was a chance Han Solo wouldn't be returning to the big screen.George Lucas, the creator of the famed 'Star Wars franchise, recently revealed that Harrison Ford wanted his character to...

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Harrison Ford Wanted Killing Off In Empire Strikes Back

9th June 2014

George Lucas claims Harrison Ford wanted his character to be killed off during 'The Empire Strikes Back'.The 70-year-old director - who created the 'Star Wars' franchise - admitted the actor pleaded for his character, Hans...

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Will Josh Trank Lend The 'Chronicle' Effect To His 'Star Wars' Standalone?

By Lauren James | 5th June 2014

Josh Trank has been revealed as one of the directors who will be taking on his own Star Wars standalone movie to complement the planned core trilogy. The filmmaker, who made his name with the...

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