George Lucas

  • 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas selects Chicago for museum June 25, 2014

    Chicago: "Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Tuesday that he has picked Chicago to host his muchanticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, in a major victory for the nation's thirdlargest city. San Francisco and Los Angeles also had sought the museum. Lucas said in a written statement that he hopes...
  • 'Vishwaroopam' collects Rs 5.81 crore on first day February 9, 2013

    Chennai: Actor filmmaker Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam' raked in some Rs.5.81 crore on the day it released in Tamil Nadu. "Since it opened in theatres Thursday, the (collection is) expected to increase over the weekend," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. The film, written, produced and directed by Kamal Haasan, released Feb 7...
  • It's an honour making 'Star Wars': JJ Abrams January 29, 2013

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker JJ Abrams has finally spoken about his involvement in the 'Star Wars Episode 7', saying it "is an absolute honor" helming the project. The 46yearold 'Star Trek' director also said working on a 'Star Wars' movie is a dream come true, reported E! Online. "To be a part...
  • George Lucas engaged to businesswoman January 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas will marry his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson, the director's production company Lucas film Ltd said on Thursday. Lucas, 68, and Hobson, the president of Chicago investment firm Ariel Investments LLC, have been together for the past six years. It will be Lucas' second marriage....
  • Walt Disney Co to buy Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion October 31, 2012

    Los Angeles: A decade since George Lucas said 'Star Wars' was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy under new ownership is destined for theaters after The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that it would buy Lucasfilm Ltd. from him for $4.05 billion. The seventh movie, with a working title...
  • 'Vishwaroopam': First film to use Auro 3D in India September 20, 2012

    Kamal Haasan is always ahead of the times. And proving this now is his forthcoming film 'Vishwaroopam'. This magnum opus will be equipped with Auro 3D, for the first time in India. It is said that this unique format, Auro 3D will enhance the experience of watching a movie to a...