Tag Archives: George Lucas

Hollywood Walk of Fame Schedules Mark Hamill’s Star Ceremony

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced the dedication and unveiling of a new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Star Wars actor Mark Hamill. Hamill’s star was announced last year along with other 2018 honorees, including Minnie Mouse. The ceremony will take place Thursday, March 8th beginning at 11:30am PST. As with […]

Director Rian Johnson Tapped to Create New Star Wars Trilogy

In a conference call for investors today, Walt Disney Company Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger announced that Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson would create a new Star Wars trilogy. The new trilogy will expand from the original nine episode story arc into “a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has never before […]

Untitled Han Solo Film to be Scored by Composer John Powell

John Powell – known for his soundtracks to the Matt Damon Bourne series, Shrek, Kung Fu Panda (1 and 2), and How to Train Your Dragon (1 and 2), will be lifting his baton again to score the upcoming Han Solo movie. Powell has written the music for many films and has even earned an […]

Original Theatrical Cuts of the First Star Wars Trilogy Will Not Be Released

Fans have long been awaiting the opportunity to get their hands on a Blue-ray of the original Star Wars trilogy as it was first shown: without added CGI, without a Jabba’s palace dance number, and with Han actually shooting first. Those fans are in for a galaxy of disappointment. Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, put […]

Disney Confirms Release Date for Indiana Jones 5

Last year, we reported that Bob Iger confirmed Indiana Jones 5 would be made. Disney has just announced that the film will be released on July 19, 2019. Disney’s chairman Alan Horn said in a statement: “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to […]

George Lucas announces new plan to build museum in Los Angeles

Back in 2014, we reported that George Lucas was planning to build his “Lucas Film of Narrative Art” museum in his wife Mellody Hobson’s native Chicago, after considering sites in San Francisco and encountering community opposition. After facing opposition by Chicago’s “Friends of the Park” group, he has changed direction once again and will be […]