San Francisco offers waterfront site to George Lucas for museum

BY JENNIFER CHAUSSEE Fri May 30, 2014 5:58pm EDT Filmmaker George Lucas looks on during the opening of Lucasfilm’s new animation production facility, the Sandcrawler, in Singapore January 16, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/EDGAR SU  (Reuters) – San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered George Lucas 2.3 acres of waterfront real estate in hopes that the director…

Disney has announced it will control any future "Indiana Jones" movies..

 — but does the world really want any future “Indiana Jones” movies?     Paramount The other shoe has finally dropped. Disney and Paramount have come to an agreement over the other big franchise most people connect with Lucasfilm: Indiana Jones. More important than the actual deal, however, is what’s implied by the terms — that we’ll be…

Neill Blomkamp Turned Down The Opportunity To Work On Star Wars

WHAT?!?!? July 16, 2013Alexander Lowe1 When Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm was first announced, a lot of Neill Blomkamp fans wanted the District 9 director to take on Star Wars: Episode VII. After all, with his best picture nominated debut he created a wonderful dystopian film that not only appealed to sci-fi nuts, but to moviegoers worldwide. Why wouldn’t he…

Lucas Engaged

George Lucas Engaged to DreamWorks Chairwoman Mellody Hobson 05 January 2013 With all of the recent news around Lucasfilm being bought by Disney, fans might be getting riled up, but it looks like George Lucas himself is living the sweet life. Looks like everything is coming up roses for the director, as he recently got…