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Congrats To George Lucas And Mellody Hobson For Their Engagement

If anyone could have an out of this world wedding it's George Lucas. While that is a poor joke, it's also pretty true given that the man has absolutely bags of money, and so does...

George Lucas Engaged To Longterm Girlfriend

George Lucas is engaged.The 'Star Wars' creator recently popped the question to 43-year-old Mellody Hobson, after dating for seven years and his daughter Amanda took to Twitter to share her joy with the news.Posting a...

Ewan Mcgregor Knew About Star Wars-disney Sale

Star Wars creator George Lucas reached out to Ewan Mcgregor to warn the actor he was selling the sci-fi franchise so he would not be taken by surprise when he heard the news in the...

Indiana Jones Mystery Package Sent To University Of Chicago

The University of Chicago has a mystery on its hands, a mystery involving Indiana Jones of all people, after a surprise package was delivered to the University addressed to the fictional archeologist/adventurer.According to the university’s...

Samuel L. Jackson To Return To Star Wars?

Samuel L. Jackson is keen to star in 'Star Wars Episode 7'.The 63-year-old actor played Jedi Master Mace Windu in original director George Lucas's three prequels and has revealed he is ''geeked'' about there being...

Netflix Lock Down Significant Demographic With Disney Deal

Disney films on Netflix are due to become the norm in 2016, as the pair have signed a deal which grants exclusive TV distribution rights to Netflix to stream Disney flicks, making them the first...

Pictures: Star Studded Governors Ball Sees Legends Honored

Kristen Stewart was on the prowl at the Academy's Governor Awards but she'll have to go some to get Twilight an OscarHosted by the Academy, the Governors Awards gave plenty of Hollywood stars the chance...

George Lucas On Star Wars: Episode Vii: "I Don't Really Have Much To Do"

George Lucas says his involvement in Star Wars: Episode VII will be limited and that he intends to leave it up to Disney's chosen director and producers to carry on his iconic sci-fi story. Speaking...

Mark Hamill Unsure About Star Wars 7

Mark Hamill is unsure if he'd take a part in the new 'Star Wars' film.The actor - who played hero Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy, released between 1977 and 1983 - is wary of...

Iconic Star Wars Writer To Return For New Films

As the maniacal excitement dies down after the initial news that the Star Wars franchise had been bought by Disney for an enormous sum of over four billion dollars, and the revelation that there would...

Colin Trevorrow To Direct Star Wars: Episode Vii?

Colin Trevorrow is reportedly in talks to direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The 'Safety Not Guaranteed' director has sparked rumours he might be directing Disney's new trilogy after admitting he is set to tackle a popular...

Did Steven Spielberg Turn Down Offer To Direct Star Wars Episode 7?

Steven Spielberg has publicly ruled himself out of directing the new Star Wars movie following Disney's $4.05 billion acquisition of LucasFilm. His close working relationship with George Lucas had left many fans hoping Spielberg would...

Disney Confirms Michael Arndt To Write Star Wars Vii

The next stage in the rolling saga of the new Star Wars movies reveals that Michael Arndt will write the script for Star Wars VII. Deadline.com broke the news last week (November 8, 2012) and...

Star Wars: Michael Arndt To Write Episode Vii

Michael Arndt has started writing 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The Oscar-winning screenwriter - best known for his work on 'Little Miss Sunshine' - has been confirmed as the person behind the script in the rebooted franchise...

Oscar Winning Screewriter Michael Arndt Set To Pen Next Star Wars Movie

It appears that the force is strong between Star Wars' new owners Disney and Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind the films Little Miss Sunshine and Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3 after it has emerged that...

Toy Story 3 Writer To Pen Star Wars Movie?

Michael Arndt has reportedly already penned the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 'Toy Story 3' writer was hired by LucasFilm to ''put together ideas to take the franchise forward'' before Disney bought the company in October...

Before Star Wars Episode 7, There Was... Star Wars Angry Birds? Let's Review

You'd be forgiven for forgetting that a Star Wars Angry bird amalgamation had been announced months ago, with all the news surrounding Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm, and the decision to make Star Wars Episode 7.But...

Carrie Fisher To Return For Star Wars Episode 7?

Carrie Fisher wants to return for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The actress - who played Princess Leia in the original three series from 1977 to 1983 - says she would reprise her role if asked to...

Russell Brand Desperate For Star Wars Role

Russell Brand is desperate to appear in the new 'Star Wars' films.The British comedian-and-actor - who has starred in 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall', 'Get Him to the Greek' and 'Rock of Ages' - would love to...

Disney And Star Wars Episode 7: Some Choice Hollywood Tweets

We've been covering Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm, and their decision to put Episode 7 and two subsequent films into production, even though George Lucas had them in mind. Now it's time to see what the...

Harrison Ford Open To Star Wars Episode 7, (But Only If Han Solo Dies)

After Harrison Ford's fairly unsteady turn in Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, would sci-fi fans really want him back as Han Solo in Star Wars Episode 7? We only ask because...

'Get Rid Of The Original Characters' Appeals Star Wars Author Ahead Of New Films

Remember when someone wrote a load more Star Wars books in 1991 set five years after the events of the original film trilogy? We don’t, but that’s probably because we’re Trekkers hypnotised by the wordsmithery...

Matthew Vaughn In Talks To Direct Star Wars Vii?

Matthew Vaughn is reportedly in talks to direct 'Star Wars VII'. Sources told Collider.com the main reason the 41-year-old filmmaker has dropped out of directing the 'X-Men: First Class' sequel, 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past'...

Harrison Ford 'Open' To Star Wars Return

Harrison Ford is ''open'' to the idea of returning to the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 70-year-old actor - who played the character in the first three movies of the sci-fi franchise from 1977 to 1983 -...

And So The Star Wars Episode 7 Rumours Begin: Matthew Vaughn To Direct?

If you haven't heard about Disney buying Lucasfilm for $4.05b, announcing Episode 7 and confirming plans to make another three Star Wars Films, go away; you have a lot of reading to do. Done? Well...

George Lucas Donation To Put Him Amongst History's Greatest Philanthropists

George Lucas' donation of over half the $4 billion from the Disney deal will see him considered amongst the most generous philanthropists of all time. After announcing that he had sold LucasFilm to Disney, a...

Disney Theme Parks To Feature Star Wars Heavily

Disney's latest investment, a $4.05 billion deal for Lucasarts, brings with it a wealth of opportunity; the continuation of the Star Wars film saga, for one, has been confirmed. But there's so much more to...

Mark Hamill Knew About Episode 7 But Was Surprised With Disney's Buy Out

Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker, was well aware of the intention to extend the Star Wars film franchise to Episode 7 and beyond, but was surprised at the acquisition of Lucasfilms by Disney for...

George Lucas Using Disney Deal To Benefit Education Programs

Filmmaker George Lucas is planning to help out educational programs by handing over a portion of the $4.05 billion he gained by selling his production company to Disney.The movie mogul sold his firm to the...

'I Thought He Was Nuts': Mark Hamill On George Lucas Decision To Make More Star Wars Films

Mark Hamill has weighed in on the future of Star Wars, in wake of the news that the sci-fi franchise creator, George Lucas, has sold the rights to his cash monster to Disney. Admitting that...

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