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George Lucas To 'Retire' Following 'Red Tails' Rejection

George Lucas has claimed that he's done with making blockbusters, revealing that it was the realisation that Hollywood weren't prepared to invest in his latest film 'Red Tails' that heralded the decision, the legendary film-maker...

Lucas Hollywood Won't Make An All-black Big-budget Movie

His films may have earned more money than those of any other producer, but George Lucas says he was unable to find a single studio executive willing to back his film, Red Tails , about...

Oprah Lifts Her Own Network

The only thing Oprah Winfrey's struggling cable network OWN needed was Winfrey herself, it seemed apparent on Tuesday as ratings for the second episode of her new series Oprah's Next Chapter attracted 1.6 million viewers....

George Lucas Couldn't Get Studios To Support His Red Tails Movie

Movie studio executives turned down the chance to distribute Star Wars creator George Lucas' new war movie Red Tails - because they didn't think the big-budget epic about the heroic African-American Tuskegee Airmen would be...

George Lucas Gives Determined Parents Of Sick Princess Leah Rare Helmets

Movie mogul George Lucas has pledged his support to the family of a desperately ill little girl named after one of his most iconic Star Wars characters.Little Leah Esquenazi, who is nine months old, is...

Movie Reviews The Muppets

If George Lucas had been assigned the task of staging the motion-picture comeback of the Muppets, he might have done to them what he did to Yoda, his Star Wars character originally created in Jim...

Indiana Jones 5 On The Way, Claims Spielberg

A fifth Indiana Jones movie is likely to begin production in the near future, after director Steven Spielberg revealed his close friend and collaborator George Lucas is working on the script. During an interview with...

Robin Williams Marries In Front Of Spielberg And Lucas

Robin Williams tied the knot for the third time this weekend, marrying graphic designer Susan Schneider at a ceremony in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, which saw a celebrity guest list including Steven...

Robin Williams Marries Again

Robin Williams has married for a third time.The 60-year-old actor tied the knot with Susan Schneider on Sunday (23.10.11) at the luxurious Meadowood Resort in Napa Valley, California, his representative has confirmed.Famous guests at the...

William Shatner Blasts Star Wars As 'Special Effects'

William Shatner has risked incurring the wrath of Star Wars fans by claiming the legendary sci-fi franchise is simply "special effects" In a video posted on his YouTube page, Shatner suggested George Lucas' creation was...

Sofia Coppola Marries Rocker Thomas Mars In Italy

Sofia Coppola, the multi-award winning filmmaker, married her longtime rocker beau THOMAS MARS during a civil ceremony in Italy on Saturday (27th August 2011). Sofia, the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola, married the Phoenix frontman...

Harrison Ford Would 'Consider' Bond Role

Harrison Ford wants to star in a James Bond film. The 69-year-old actor - who stars with the current James Bond Daniel Craig in new movie 'Cowboys & Aliens' - would think about accepting a...

George Lucas World War Ii Movie Gets Release Date

George Lucas's hugely anticipated World War II movie 'Red Tails' will open in U.S. cinemas on 20th January 2012. The announcement comes after fans got their first glimpse of the film in the first official...

George Lucas Clamps Down On Star Wars Fans

A special fan screening of the Star Wars films in New York has been cancelled after creator George Lucas threatened legal action over the event.A group of sci-fi devotees had organised a 13-hour Star Wars...

Jason Statham And Rosie Huntington-whiteley Return From Holiday

JASON STATHAM, the 43-year-old British actor who's currently starring in the new action movie 'The Mechanic', has returned home after spending almost a month in the Caribbean with his model girlfriend ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY. The couple...

Rogen Stunned By Lucas' End-of-the-world Theory

Funnyman SETH ROGEN was left stunned by a recent encounter with his moviemaking hero GEORGE LUCAS - because the STAR WARS director spent 20 minutes telling him the world would end in 2012.Rogen was left...

Films By Recently Deceased Directors Selected For Posterity

Less than two weeks after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner's Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back , produced by George Lucas, and Edwards's The Pink Panther,...

Lucasfilm Settles Legal Dispute

Executives at GEORGE LUCAS' Lucasfilm company have settled a legal dispute with America's Department of Justice over allegations the firm engaged in "anti-competitive" business practices.Bosses at the government body filed a complaint against the movie...

Irvin Kershner Star Wars Director Dies Aged 87

Irvin Kershner, the American filmmaker best known for directing the second Star Wars movie 'Empire Strikes Back', has died in Los Angeles aged 87, reports AFP News Agency. His goddaughter ADRIANA SANTINI confirmed the news...

Han Solo Should Have Been Killed Off Says Harrison Ford

HARRISON FORD, the 68-year-old Hollywood actor famed for playing the role of 'Han Solo' in the Star Wars movies, says that the character was not very interesting and should have been killed off. In an...

Harrison Ford Plans Indiana Jones 5

Harrison Ford is to play Indiana Jones for a fifth time.The 68-year-old actor is to reprise his role as the archaeologist in a new movie after letting slip producer George Lucas is working on another...

Indiana Jones 5 To Be Confirmed Soon Hopes Harrison Ford

The possibility of making a new INDIANA JONES film is currently being explored by director GEORGE LUCAS according to HARRISON FORD, and the Hollywood actor says he hopes the 66-year-old is 'working hard' on making...

George Lucas Has 'Plenty' Of New Star Wars Projects Planned

A spokesman for Lucasfilm has responded to recent rumours that GEORGE LUCAS is set to make a number of new STAR WARS films. On Saturday 23rd October 2010, the official STAR WARS forums began to...

Harrison Ford Wants Connery Indy Return

Harrison Ford is trying to lure Sean Connery out of retirement.The 68-year-old actor is keen for Connery, 80, to reprise his role as his father in 'Indiana Jones 5', a part he played in 1989's...

Sean Connery's Acting Days Over

Sir Sean Connery will never act again. The former 'James Bond' star who turned 80 today (25.08.10), said that his onscreen days are behind him, but he will continue to do voiceover work. He told...

Sean Connery Quits Acting

Sir Sean Connery has retired. The Scottish actor - who turns 80 today (25.08.10) - admits he thinks his acting days "are over" and he will not go back to Hollywood. The former James Bond...

Star Wars Getting Blu-ray Treatment

George Lucas says he has been waiting for the Blu-ray Disc format to prove itself before releasing his Star Wars films in the high-definition standard. In an interview with the New York Times , Lucas...

Lucas Unveils Unseen Star Wars Clip

GEORGE LUCAS thrilled STAR WARS followers at the weekend (14/15Aug10) after unveiling a never-before-seen clip from his epic sci-fi film STAR WARS: EPISODE VI RETURN OF THE JEDI at a U.S. fan festival.Fans flocked to...

Force Wasn't With Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone auditioned to play Han Solo in 'Star Wars' - but was rejected.The action legend failed to impress director George Lucas when he tried out for the part in the first installment of the...

Seth Green Ties The Knot

Seth Green has got married.The 'Austin Powers' star tied the knot with model-and-actress Clare Grant on Saturday (01.05.10) at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Nacasio, California.Although not many details about the ceremony have been released,...

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