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San Francisco mayor wants filmmaker’s museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mayor Edwin Lee isn’t about to lose a museum to be filled with George Lucas’ lifetime art collection and movie memorabilia to another city. The San Francisco mayor has given his […]

05/03/2014

Walt Disney Company president and CEO Robert A. Iger

Disney board extends Iger’s CEO and chairman post

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – The Walt Disney Co.’s board wants Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger to stick around a bit longer. The media conglomerate said Monday that the board extended Iger’s tenure through June […]

07/01/2013

George Lucas

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

JJ Abrams

Reports: JJ Abrams to direct next ‘Star Wars’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another universe of sci-fi fans has been put in the hands of J.J. Abrams. According to multiple trade reports, Abrams is set to direct the next installment of “Star Wars.”

01/24/2013

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

"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" movie poster (AP Photo)

School stumped by mail addressed to Indiana Jones

CHICAGO (AP) — University of Chicago officials are puzzled by a mystery piece of mail seemingly linked to the Indiana Jones movie series.

12/16/2012

Disney unlikely to change 'Star Wars' brand

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Naysayers would have you believe Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm can only mean one thing: Bambi and Mickey Mouse are sure to appear in future “Star Wars” movies taking up lightsabers against […]

10/31/2012

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' 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

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