On April 17, 1973, George Lucas began writing the Star Wars screenplay.
For many Star Wars fans there is no way to express how deeply the epic has touched us. No mere infographic can chart the emotions or synaptic responses that take place in the hearts and minds of individuals when thinking or watching these films. Wisely, this infographic chooses to sum up the some of the more important milestones in the history of the Star Wars films and cultural lore.
Quake in fear, Star Wars fans: George Lucas has been hard at work penning a new live-action Star Wars TV series, and he apparently already has a whopping 50 hours done so far. I assume 45 hours of that involve Jar Jar Binks leading debates in the galactic senate.
Now that George Lucas is one of the richest men on the planet, it's unlikely we'll see him pitching us a product (a non-Star Wars-themed one, anyway), but back in the '80s, things were a little bit different.
From the horrible ideas department comes this news from George Lucas comes the news that he's buying "the film rights to dead actors." You know, so he can resurrect them virtually for upcoming movies. Oh, come on, George.
Codenamed "LODESTAR," there's a secret LucasFilm shoot going on right now that would have any Star Wars fan wishing they could be a fly on the wall. That's because the likes of Boba Fett, Admiral "It's A Trap!" Ackbar, Tusken...