The Millennium Falcon, the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy, was meticulously recreated for the big Hollywood premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story.
The man who created the Stormtrooper costume reveals how he got involved with Star Wars but later fought a massive court battle with George Lucas himself.
Check out our slideshow of the congratulatory ads and posters directors have made for each other over the last forty years.
Art students have transformed Ralph McQuarrie's earliest concept art into a trailer for an alternate galaxy far, far away.
Mark Hamill has said that he wishes that George Lucas were still involved in the process of making the Star Wars movies.
Whether it's a Death Star run or a walk around the block, these are the kicks 'Star Wars' fans will be looking for in a few days from shoemaker Sperry
George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, spoke to the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday as council members gave their unanimous approval to the Museum of Narrative Art, the $1 billion project to be built in Exposition Park that will showcase the Lucas collection. Groundbreaking is estimated for early next year, with a 36-month... Read more »
The Force is with Los Angeles. George Lucas has selected L.A. over San Francisco to be home to his $1 billion museum, with the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art set to feature pieces from the filmmaker’s personal collection, including memorabilia from Star Wars and other films, vintage photographs and an impressive selection of traditional paintings. The museum is eyeing a May 4, 2020, launch, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Or never meet George Lucas. Not sure of the lesson here, but Ewan McGregor has revealed details of his first meeting with his boss on the ‘Star Wars’ prequel movies, and his enduring embarrassment about it. “I had to read it in the producer’s office – like, literally, being almost locked in with the script, so that it doesn’t get leaked – and then being shown around the sets with George.
Four different directors, almost 10 years in the making and costing an alleged £100million, yet ‘Empires of the Deep’, China’s planned answer to ‘Avatar’, remains unreleased. “I think I’m the only one who’s seen it other than the creators,” says actor Steve Polites, who signed a three month contract in 2009 to play the hero of ‘Empires of the Deep’ (and weirdly two other characters), only to find himself still stuck in China nine months later. “[Jon has] a really good heart and the core of a great idea, but couldn’t let go of it,” says Mark Byers, a Hollywood veteran who came on in late 2007 as a producer to try and help.
Adapted from a cult comic book and exec-produced by George Lucas, the 1986 mega-flop was the first standalone movie starring a Marvel character. Thirty years on, some of the cast explain how they made one of the most derided films in Hollywood history.
Twins Kate and Ruth Greenfield are the only ones credited with playing baby Elora Danan in Ron Howard’s 1988 fantasy adventure starring Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer, with a story by George Lucas. None of the girls who were Elora have gone into the movie business. Instead Brit Kate Greenfield went to De Montfort University to study Forensic Science.
It’s the quintessential ‘Star Wars’ question: who shot first – Han Solo or Greedo? In the original 1977 version of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’, it’s Han who has the itchy trigger finger… but in the most infamous Special Edition change, George Lucas made Greedo just a little bit quicker off the mark. - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written?
Mark Hamill in ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ (Lucasfilm) By Jason Guerrasio, Business Insider On January 11, 1977, Mark Hamill got into a car accident that fractured his nose and cheekbone. In the opening scene of The Empire Strikes Back, Skywalker’s face is scratched after being attacked by a Wampa, which digs its claws into his face and then drags Skywalker and his Tauntaun back to its cave.