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George Lucas Thought “Star Wars” Was Going To Flop

George Lucas Thought “Star Wars” Was Going To Flop

By Lacy Langley April 18, 2015

George Lucas is the first to admit that he didn’t think Star Wars was going anywhere. During Stephen Colbert’s interview with George Lucas during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival Friday afternoon, Lucas admitted that the whole process of …

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Members Arrive in London

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher were spotted in London over the weekend, where production of Star Wars: Episode VII is soon to begin. While Disney has yet to confirm the inclusion of Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke …

Star Wars: Episode VII Filming Begins

It has just been confirmed by Alan Horn that the filming of Star Wars: Episode VII is now underway. Horn, chairman of Disney Studios, was vague about where production is taking place and how long crews have been shooting, though …

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Collaborates With Lucasfilm For Special ‘Star Wars’ Episode

CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory joins forces with Lucasfilm for a special Star Wars episode in time for the annual “Star Wars” Day on May 4. The episode, which is titled “The Proton Transmogrification”, will air on May 1. …

George Lucas Museum Proposal Rejected in San Francisco George Lucas Museum Proposal Rejected in San Francisco

The seven member board of the Presidio Trust, a group that stewards a portion of land overlooking the San Francisco bay, has voted unanimously to deny a museum proposal from George Lucas. The “Star Wars” creator had pledged $700 million …

Steven Spielberg Ousts Oprah as Influential Celeb Steven Spielberg Ousts Oprah as Influential Celeb

Steven Spielberg has ousted Oprah Winfrey as the most influential celebrity in the U.S., according to an annual study conducted by Forbes magazine. It seems it was the film Lincoln that gave Spielberg the edge over Oprah. Earning him 12 …

Jar Jar Binks Dies In Deleted Star Wars Scene Jar Jar Binks Dies In Deleted Star Wars Scene

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WARNING – The video you see below contains the death of Jar Jar Binks. It’s highly disturbing to hear those final frantic Gungan screams of terror. Just think about what you’re celebrating for a moment, that is, if you’re happy …

Star Wars VII Will Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015 Star Wars VII Will Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015

In a galaxy far, far, away… It won’t be long now. The highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII will be coming to a theater near you starting on December 18, 2015. Pre-production for the seventh installment of one the most …

Skywalker Ranch Fire Caught In Time Skywalker Ranch Fire Caught In Time

A potentially-catastrophic situation was fortunately averted when a fire was contained. CBS reported that a shipping and receiving building within the Skywalker Ranch 4,000 acre compound recently caught fire. The ranch is owned by George Lucas, the famous director who …

NMA Reveals The First Star Wars Episode VII Trailer

Disney is buying LucasFilm and is on schedule to release a new Star Wars film in 2015. The news was shocking to some, while others welcomed their new Disney overlords. It took a while for everybody to realize that it …

Star Wars YouTube Channel Offers “Special” Anakin Skywalker Presentation

The latest to come out of the Star Wars YouTube channel was this clip of George Lucas talking about selling to Disney. He said that when he was making the first film, everybody said it should have been a Disney …

George Lucas: When I First Made Star Wars, Everybody Said, “This Is A Movie Disney Should Have Made”

As you have no doubt heard, George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm (and Star Wars) to Disney. A new Star Wars is coming out in 2015. More on the deal here. George Lucas talks about the deal and his thoughts about …

Star Wars: Episode 7 To Be Original Story?

Since the announcement was made yesterday that Disney has bought LucasFilms, rumors have been flying around the web, with Twitter blowing up at the mere mention of a new Star Wars film. Obviously, with the level of love hardcore fans …

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming in 2015
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This is real. All the information that follows (except the speculative final paragraph) comes from a Disney statement released this afternoon. The Walt Disney Company today announced that it will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas, who owns the entirety …

Here’s The Star Wars-Themed Gotye Parody You’re Looking For

Because f*ck George Lucas, apparently. Many Star Wars fans can relate to the notion that the Star Wars of old has been dumped on, tainted, over-modified, and generally fouled up by a little too much hands-on action in the decades …

Star Wars Takes the World’s Money [Infographic]

In case you didn’t know, Star Wars is A. Very popular, and B. A cash cow for George Lucas. Why else do you think he has made 79 remakes of his films? I mean, come on! How many times do …

Star Wars Timeline Celebrates First 35 Years [Infographic] Star Wars Timeline Celebrates First 35 Years [Infographic]

Star Wars is first on our minds and because of that George Lucas is a very rich human being. He is so rich that there is a rumor going around that all he eats is gold and rubies. Ok, I …