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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’...

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 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Chicago Embraces George Lucas Memorabilia Museum Move

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Harrison Ford Wanted Killing Off In Empire Strikes Back

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...

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

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...

Is 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' Truly The Greatest Film Of All Time?

It may come as a bit of a surprise to hear that Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back has been voted Empire Magazine's greatest movie of all time. The new poll, which included 250,000 film...

The Empire Strikes Back: Movie Magazine Names Star Wars V The Best Film Ever

Empire Magazine has named Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back as the best movie of all time after 250,000 avid film fans adopted their democratic right to vote.Of course, the conspiracy theorists amongst you will...

It's Official 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' Is The Greatest Movie Of All Time

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back has topped a poll conducted by Empire magazine to find 'the greatest movie of all time', as voted for by film fans. The second instalment of George Lucas’s mammoth...

George Lucas Museum Site Search Moves To Chicago

George Lucas has turned his attentions to the city of Chicago, Illinois as he continues his search for a site for his art museum.The Star Wars moviemaker had originally hoped to build the Lucas Cultural...

Disney To Recast 'Indiana Jones,' Bradley Cooper Is First Choice

Bradley Cooper heads a list of names to replace Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones franchise, according to the Latino Review - which has had its fair share of accurate scoops recently, including, perhaps crucially,...

George Lucas Donates Millions To Private School In Chicago

Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson have donated $25 million (£15.6 million) to a private school in Chicago, Illinois through their organisation The George Lucas Family Foundation.The grant will be used to build...

Star Wars Detectives: What Do Production Meeting Images Tell Us About Episode Vii?

Since Star Wars: Return of the Jedi was released back in 1983 fans have been left to speculate about what life had left in store for Luke, Leia and Han. Director George Lucas teased Star...

The Force Is Obviously With Netflix, Who Will Release 'The Clone Wars' Season 6

The sixth and final season ofStar Wars: The Clone Warsis coming to Netflix. According to Reuters, thirteen episodes will be made available on the online streaming service on March 7, along with the five previous...

You Luke Beautiful: Rodarte’S Nyfw Star Wars Inspired Dresses

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...Oh OK, not too long ago, on a catwalk in New York City.Rodarte fashion designer duo, Kate and Laura Mulleavy presented their new collection on Tuesday...

World Of Cinema Mourns The Death Of Academy President Tom Sherak

Today the world of cinema mourns the death of Tom Sherak, studio executive and former Academy president. On Tuesday it was announced that Sherak had succumb to a long battle with prostate cancer and died...

Forbes Names Steven Spielberg As Most Influential Celebrity Of The Year

Steven Spielberg, who has won practically every filmmaking award in existence throughout his career, adds another honor to the list this week. Spielberg has been named as the most influential celebrity of 2014 in Forbes'...

Disney Secures Full Rights To 'Indiana Jones' - Future Movies Could Be On Their Way

In a move that has terrified fans the world over, Disney have acquired the full rights to the Indiana Jones movies series, meaning they are now free to film future Indie titles as and when...

Heads Up, Geeks! Doctor Who's Matt Smith Rumored To Be Involved In Star Wars: Episode Vii

Matt Smith is stepping down from his Doctor Who reign this Christmas (in case you hadn’t heard), which opens up a realm of other possibilities for the 31-year-old star. Rumor has it that among those...

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