Tag: George Lucas

Sounds Like George Lucas Is A Big Fan Of Marvel's 'Han Solo' Comic

Han Solo's creator approves of the character's new Marvel comic series.

Comic Books August 2, 2016

George Lucas Will Be Involved In 'Indiana Jones 5,' For Better Or For Worse

Director Steven Spielberg says George Lucas will serve as an executive producer on the new Indiana Jones film.

Movies/TV Shows June 22, 2016

This Hotel Lobby Door Thinks It's R2-D2 [Video]

An entrance to an unknown hotel lobby makes the same sound as the astromech droid, R2-D2, from 'Star Wars.'

Life & Style May 22, 2016

Boba Fett Almost Starred As The Main Villain In 'Return Of The Jedi'

The iconic bounty hunter would have had a much larger role to play in George Lucas' original idea for 'Return of the Jedi.'

Movies/TV Shows May 6, 2016

The Correct Order To Watch The Star Wars Movies In, Depending On Your Personality

The way you watch the Star Wars saga can say a lot about your personality.

Movies/TV Shows May 4, 2016

The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Is Returning To Select Theaters This Summer

If you've never seen the original 'Star Wars' films in theaters, you'll soon have your chance.

Movies/TV Shows April 12, 2016

The Second 'Star Wars' Death Star Totally Killed All The Ewoks

According to a Purdue University physicist, there is no way the Ewoks could have survived the aftermath of the second Death Star's explosion at the end of 'Return of the Jedi.'

Movies/TV Shows March 28, 2016

Harrison Ford Warns Future Han Solo Actor: 'Don't Do It'

Either something is rotten in a galaxy far, far away ... or Harrison Ford might be trolling 'Star Wars' fans everywhere.

Movies/TV Shows March 22, 2016

Peter Mayhew's Original 'Star Wars' Script Proves Once Again That Han Shot First

Yet more evidence that, despite what George Lucas would say later, Han has and always will shoot first.

Movies/TV Shows March 2, 2016

'Star Wars' Fans Just Leaked An HD Version Of 'A New Hope'

A team of Star Wars fans known as Team Negative1 have leaked an HD version of 1977's first 'Star Wars' film online — without the consent of director George Lucas, his company Lucasfilm or its parent company Disney.

Movies/TV Shows February 17, 2016

The Pitfalls Of Making A Young Han Solo 'Star Wars' Movie

While movies like 'The Force Awakens' look toward the future of the 'Star Wars' franchise, films like the untitled Han Solo anthology one-off look to the past — and if the failure of the prequel trilogy proves anything, this could prove to be a bad move for the series.

Movies/TV Shows January 19, 2016

'Star Wars' Fans Petition To Bring George Lucas Back As Director Of Episode IX

Colin Trevorrow was confirmed to direct the ninth movie back in August, but that hasn't stopped fans from starting a petition to get Lucas back to helm the new trilogy's finale.

Movies/TV Shows January 8, 2016

Helmet Man: The Industrial Designer Who Made The Original Stormtrooper Helmets In 'Star Wars' Was Sued By LucasFilm - And Won

LucasFilm sued the props maker who made the original Stormtrooper prototypes for selling replicas but lost the final battle. Learn the story of Andrew Ainsworth, the man who bested the force in British courts.

Internet Culture January 7, 2016

One Thing The 'Star Wars' Prequels Got Completely Right? The Music

Stilted dialogue, intergalactic bureaucracy and amphibian Rastafarians couldn’t stop John Williams from bringing his A-game to the 'Star Wars' prequels.

Movies/TV Shows December 16, 2015

Funny Or Die's 'Hypothetical Star Wars Holiday Special' Is Awful In All The Right Ways

A 'Star Wars Holiday Special' for a new generation is finally here.

Movies/TV Shows December 11, 2015

Most Critics Didn't Actually Hate 'Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace' Back In 1999

Turns out that opinions can change, and there were plenty of opinions, both positive and negative, about 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace' when it premiered in 1999.

Movies/TV Shows December 10, 2015

How A Bet With George Lucas Nabbed Steven Spielberg 2.5 Percent Of Star Wars' Profits

Steven Spielberg: Master Gambler.

Movies/TV Shows December 7, 2015

Revisiting 'Hardware Wars', The First (And Best) 'Star Wars' Parody

Like 'Star Wars'? Enjoy silliness? You'll LOVE this...

Movies/TV Shows December 3, 2015

Did 'Star Wars' Inspire L. Ron Hubbard To Create His Own Space Opera?

Star Wars made George Lucas a VERY wealthy man. Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard took notice...

Movies/TV Shows December 2, 2015

George Lucas Says This Is Why Han Didn't Shoot First

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas provides some reasoning behind his decision to not have Han shoot first in later versions of 'A New Hope.'

Movies/TV Shows December 1, 2015

All Six 'Star Wars' Films, Condensed Into One, Three Minute Video

If you don't have time to watch all six 'Star Wars' movies before the release of the seventh, this three minute version of the saga is the perfect refresher course.

Movies/TV Shows December 1, 2015

Han Shot First! But Not According To George Lucas

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas finally comes clean about why he changed the Mos Eisley Cantina scene with Han Solo and Greedo. Han did shoot first but it can't stay that way for him to be worthy of Princess Leia.

Geek December 1, 2015

George Lucas Has Avoided The Internet For 15 Years And It Could Be Your Fault

In a recent profile by The Washington Post on George Lucas, the 'Star Wars' creator revealed that he has been avoiding the Internet for 15 years.

Movies/TV Shows November 30, 2015

Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis And Steven Spielberg Turned Down Directing The 'Star Wars' Prequels

Oh, what a world we could have lived in.

Movies/TV Shows November 25, 2015

George Lucas Doesn't Seem Happy About 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Being 'For The Fans'

In a new interview, 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas describes 'breaking up' with Disney and the direction of the new films.

Movies/TV Shows November 20, 2015

George Lucas vs. 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'

Star Wars + Variety TV = BAD

Movies/TV Shows November 18, 2015

Bea Arthur Sings To Inebriated Aliens In 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'

Bellowing out 'Goodnight, but Not Goodbye' to a crowd of otherworldly drunks? Sure, why not?

Movies/TV Shows November 17, 2015

According To Lucasfilm Execs, You Will Never Live To See The Last 'Star Wars' Movie

Studio heads at Lucasfilm Ltd. have more or less made it known that they plan to release a 'Star Wars' film every year — but if that's the case, then there is a distinct possibility that fans will never live to see the end of the series.

Movies/TV Shows November 17, 2015

Alan Moore's Star Wars Episode II: 'Tilotny Throws A Shape'

More Alan Moore writing Star Wars! And this is where things get REALLY weird...

Movies/TV Shows November 12, 2015

Watch J.J. Abrams Answer A 'Star Wars 7' Question From George Lucas Himself

J.J. Abrams recently fielded a number of questions from various celebrities, including George Lucas himself.

Movies/TV Shows October 30, 2015

Original Darth Vader Actor 'Not At All Interested' In The Force Awakens

While many people are excited over the new 'Star Wars' film, actor David Prowse, the man behind Darth Vaders mask is not. Find out what 'Force' caused the actor's disinterest

Geek October 29, 2015

The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer - Now With 100 Percent More Jar Jar Binks

Seeing Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is what it must feel like to go insane. If you're longing for that kind of experience, one crazy fan has inserted Jar Jar into the new trailer.

Movies/TV Shows October 26, 2015

Star Wars' 1977 Budget Breakdown Highlights The Importance Of A Good Agent

Ever wonder how much Star Wars: A New Hope cost to make? Look no further...

Movies/TV Shows October 21, 2015

J.J. Abrams (Mostly) Kicked His Lens Flare Addiction In New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer

A trailer for a J.J. Abrams movie bereft of lens flare? I think not...

Movies/TV Shows October 20, 2015

The Films That Inspired The 'Star Wars' Saga

'Star Wars' is one of the most successful and important movie franchises of all time, but countless films helped influence George Lucas' galactic vision.

Movies/TV Shows October 1, 2015

Are The 'Star Wars' Movies Coming To Netflix?

The news that Episodes I-VI of the 'Star Wars' saga would become available on digital HD in April was a pretty big deal. Could Netflix be next?

Movies/TV Shows September 16, 2015

The Weirdest 'Star Wars' Merchandise Of All Time

There's no shortage of official 'Star Wars' merchandise. Here are some of the stranger offerings...

Movies/TV Shows September 4, 2015

10 Embarrassing Star Wars Toys That Actually Exist

Many Star Wars toys are beyond cool. Others? Not so much...

Movies/TV Shows September 3, 2015

The Six 'Star Wars' Films Share Far More Visual Symmetry Than You Think

The Star Wars prequels and the original trilogy bare more resemblances than you may remember. Echoes ripple like waves through the series, again and again, and you can see many of them in this painstakingly made video.

Movies/TV Shows August 31, 2015

Everybody Needs A George Lucas Emoji

George Lucas is now available in emoji form — because who doesn't need a George Lucas emoji? It comes complete with his glorious silver beard and signature flannel shirt.

Movies/TV Shows August 15, 2015

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Photos Released In Hi-Res

We're four months away from the release of 'Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.' The release of new high-resolution photos of the movie may provide some clues as to what we can expect.

Movies/TV Shows August 14, 2015

George Lucas Changed A Lot More Of Star Wars Than You Thought For The Special Editions

Han shot first, and we all know it. But you may be surprised to find out just how many other changes George Lucas has made to the original Star Wars trilogy.

Movies/TV Shows July 27, 2015

Michael Jackson Approached George Lucas About Playing Jar-Jar Binks In Prosthetic Makeup

Close your eyes and picture this: a goofy, clumsy character in the Star Wars prequels named Jar Jar Binks... played by Michael Jackson without CGI. Yeah, that nearly happened.

Movies/TV Shows July 24, 2015

Upcoming 'Star Wars' Books' Summaries And Covers Revealed In The Lead-Up To 'The Force Awakens'

A whole new batch of 'Star Wars' books were announced Wednesday. They include more than 20 new titles that all lead up to the release of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'

Movies/TV Shows July 9, 2015

40th Anniversary Of ‘Jaws’: The Evolution Of Blockbuster Movie Posters

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of 'Jaws,' here is a look at the iconic movie poster and how poster artwork has changed over the years.

Movies/TV Shows June 20, 2015

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