George Lucas

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2013 file photo, filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards in Los Angeles. The University of Chicago said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, that Lucas and Hobson are donating $25 million to the prestigious private school. The grant from The George Lucas Family Foundation will pay for a new arts hall at the university's Laboratory Schools.(Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

George Lucas, wife donate $25M to Chicago school

CHICAGO (AP) — Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, are donating $25 million to a prestigious private school on Chicago’s South Side. The University of Chicago says Tuesday the grant from The George […]

02/25/2014

George Lucas

George Lucas’ San Francisco museum plan rejected

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The stewards of national park land at the base of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge have rejected a museum proposal by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas. The San Francisco Chronicle reports […]

02/04/2014

George Lucas

Lucas museum among finalists for Golden Gate site

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A museum proposed by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas to showcase visual storytelling and house his art collection is one of three development projects being considered for a plot of park […]

09/17/2013

Movie director George Lucas and financee Mellody Hobson

Marriage, the sequel for ‘Star Wars’ creator Lucas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s marriage, episode II for George Lucas. A Lucasfilm spokeswoman confirms the “Star Wars” creator married longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson in a weekend ceremony at Skywalker Ranch north of San Francisco. […]

06/25/2013

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George Lucas proposes museum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Star Wars” creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco’s Presidio that would house an art collection he amassed over four decades.

03/06/2013

Movie director George Lucas and financee Mellody Hobson

‘Star Wars’ creator George Lucas engaged

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Wars” creator George Lucas is engaged. A spokeswoman for Lucasfilm Ltd. says the 68-year-old director is engaged to 43-year-old investment firm president Mellody Hobson.

01/04/2013

Disney buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star […]

10/30/2012

George Lucas names Kennedy as Lucasfilm successor

(AP) – Filmmaker George Lucas has named veteran producer Kathleen Kennedy as his co-chair and successor at the iconic film studio he founded. Lucasfilm Ltd. said Friday that Kennedy and Lucas will serve as board […]

06/01/2012

George Lucas' empire tired of striking back

George Lucas’ empire is tired of striking back. So the force behind the “Star Wars” movies and franchise has decided to abandon its long-running battle to build a palatial film studio in the pastoral hills […]

04/11/2012