Articles Tagged with george lucas

Skywalker Ranch Fire Damages Building, No Injuries Reported

George Lucas Skywalker Ranch

The Skywalker Ranch fire that broke out early Tuesday morning damaged a small building located on the property. No injuries were reported by authorities. According to fire officials, a shipping and receiving facility at George Lucas’ ranch received “minimum to moderate” damage during the blaze. Marin County fire Battalion Chief Mike Giannini said office materials… Read more »

George Lucas Wants To Open A Museum In California

George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum

George Lucas is currently in the running to open a new cultural arts museum in California. The Star Wars mastermind is one of several parities interested in developing the site in San Francisco’s Presidio. Should Lucas get his wish, the proposed museum would be built where Sports Basement presently resides. According to KTVU, George Lucas’… Read more »

George Lucas Marries Long Time Girlfriend

george lucas marries mellody hobson star wars

Star Wars legend George Lucas married his long time girlfriend this weekend. People reports George Lucas, 69, married his fiancée, Mellody Hobson, on Saturday night, June 22, in Marin County, California, not far from the producer’s famous Skywalker Ranch. Famous faces in the crowd at the Lucas-Hobson celebration included director Ron Howard who offered congratulations to… Read more »

J.J. Abrams Wants John Williams For ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

J.J. Abrams Endorses John Williams For Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars: Episode VII director J. J. Abrams has unequivocally marked his vote for John Williams as the man to score the first of the three new movies in the now Disney-owned franchise. Earlier speculation about who would or indeed should wield the golden baton centered on Michael Giacchino — Abrams’ long-standing go-to composer —… Read more »

George Lucas Files To Sell $2 Billion Worth Of Disney Shares

George Lucas Selling Disney Stock

George Lucas is about to cash in on the sale of his Lucasfilm production company to Disney. The director-screenwriter has filed to sell off his 2 percent holding in the massive media company. Lucas’ stake in the company includes 37,076,679 shares of Walt Disney Company common stock, which will sell at a price of $53.77… Read more »

George Lucas Will Donate Part Of Disney Sale To Education

George Lucas Will Donate Portion Of Sale Proceeds To Education

George Lucas will give a large portion of his $4.05 billion sale proceeds from the Lucasfilm sale to a currently unknown foundation which supports education. A spokesperson from Lucasfilm spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the director’s intention to donate part of the Disney sale to primarily benefit education: “George Lucas has expressed his intention,… Read more »