Rita Moreno, Carole King, George Lucas and Cicely Tyson Celebrated At Kennedy Center Honors Awards

Rita Moreno, singer-songwriter Carole King, Star Wars creator George Lucas and actress Cicely Tyson were celebrated Sunday in Washington for their contributions to the arts as the latest recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors awards. President Barack Obama lauded the…

George Lucas Thought “Star Wars” Was Going To Flop

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…

The Force Awakens: George Lucas Won’t Watch The Trailer

I think it’s safe to assume that we’ve all seen the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that aired over Thanksgiving weekend. If not, you should really check it out. It’s only a small snippet, but it really feels like…

George Lucas Talks About What’s Wrong with the Movie Business

Recently at Chicago Ideas Week, an event that brings together the world’s brightest thought leaders to inspire and activate the city of Chicago, legendary film director George Lucas spoke to CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose about what is currently…

Star Wars: Filming Standalone in UK is a Win-Win

The decision to film a new Star Wars standalone movie in the U.K. turns out to be a win-win situation for the country and the studios producing the films. George Osborne, U.K.’s chancellor of the exchequer, hailed the decision to…

Harrison Ford Wanted to Kill Han Solo

The Star Wars films have been a huge influence on pop culture ever since they originally hit the big screen. Even now, years later, their popularity shows no sign of waning. The three prequels finally came out, which gave another…

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

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…