Star Wars

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2013 file photo, Producer George Lucas speaks at the 2013 Governors Awards in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, file)

‘Star Wars’ creator selects Chicago for museum

CHICAGO (AP) — “Star Wars” creator George Lucas announced Tuesday that he has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, in a major victory for the nation’s third-largest city. San […]

06/25/2014

Star Wars  memorabilia. Courtesy: Facebook / RiversidePD

California man accused of stealing Star Wars swag

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police in California are looking for the rightful owner of some valuable Star Wars memorabilia after deciding the man who was carrying the items had succumbed to the dark side. Riverside […]

06/24/2014

George Lucas

San Francisco ups campaign to win Lucas museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco politicians and property groups are rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas’ collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the “Star Wars” creator from […]

06/14/2014

In this 1977 image provided by 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation, from left, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill are shown in a scene from "Star Wars" movie released by 20th Century-Fox. (AP Photo/20th Century-Fox Film Corporation)

‘Star Wars’ fans to get chance at cameo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Wars: Episode VII” director J.J. Abrams is giving fans a shot at a cameo in the film that’s set to be released next year. Disney, Lucasfilm and Bad Robot have […]

05/21/2014

George Lucas

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

Darth Vader's Facebook look back video posted on YouTube by Joshua Dill.

Darth Vader gets a Facebook ‘look back’ video

Those Facebook look-back videos got a new addition that looks way, way back … into a galaxy far, far away. YouTube user Joshua Dill created Darth Vader’s look back, which has been viewed nearly 12,000 […]

02/10/2014

From left, Jessie, voiced by Joan Cusack, Buzz Lightyear, voiced by Tim Allen and Woody, voiced by Tom Hanks are shown in a scene from, "Toy Story 3." (AP Photo/Disney Pixar)

‘Star Wars’ film won’t be previewed at Disney expo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force may not be with Disney fans this weekend. The Walt Disney Co. is cracking open the vault, rolling out the red carpet and pulling back the curtain for more […]

08/09/2013

"The Simpsons" shows the popular cartoon family posing in front of their home, from left, Lisa, Marge, Maggie, Homer and Bart Simpson. (AP Photo/Fox Broacasting Co.)

‘The Simpsons’ to get a Lego series

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Want to build a new home for Homer or try out a new hairstyle for Marge? Danish toy company Lego on Monday confirmed it will launch a special series themed on […]

08/05/2013

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

JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams boldly going from ‘Trek’ to ‘Star Wars’

LONDON (AP) — J.J. Abrams is master of one universe — and he’s about to try conquering another. The director who rebooted “Star Trek” for a new generation, sending the USS Enterprise out again to […]

05/13/2013

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