More on the Star Wars Episode VII Disney Executive Breakfast
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 22, 2014 under News, Star Wars
This weekend word came out about a very exclusive meal Disney would be hosting this Thursday for their executives, George Lucas, and key members of the original Star Wars trilogy cast. With filming of the movie so close to beginning (the Abu Dhabi filming is second unit), many people see significance to this gathering as it could signify a larger announcement is imminent. Yesterday Lucasfilm de... more.
Win Dinner With George Lucas…For Only $8.5k
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 23, 2011 under Star Wars
How'd you like to sit down for dinner with George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, John Lasseter, and Chris Colombus? If you have about $9,000...you can! Lucasfilm is talking part in the Stand Up to Cancer charity by holding an auction on eBay, and the dream dinner is one of the big tickets. Other things being auctio... more.
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George Lucas Announces Star Wars: Detours
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 16, 2011 under News, Star Wars
Recently George Lucas was interviewed by CNN about the updated Star Tours, and during the interview he let slip the title of a new television show. It's been known for a while that Seth Green was working on something like an animated Star Wars sitcom, along the lines of the Family Guy Star Wars Trilogy or Robot Chicken Star Wars. As Lucas was mentioning Clone Wars he said he was working on a n... more.
George Lucas Strikes Back
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 1, 2011 under News, Star Wars, Videos
There's a new Youtube parody video burning up the Internet this week that we almost didn't want to post because it's from the "George Lucas raped my childhood" camp. We're not part of that group, and really think their whining and theatrics have become both stale and annoying. From documentaries such as "The People vs. George Lucas" to a song titled "George Lucas Raped My Childhood" their horse ha... more.
Fifty Hours of the Live Action Star Wars Series Have Been Filmed
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 25, 2011 under News, Star Wars
In an interview with G4TV's Attack of the Show, George Lucas revealed that the Live Action Star Wars series exists. In fact, fifty hours of it exists on a shelf somewhere. After that bombshell, he went on to reiterate that they're still looking for a way to do it in a more affordable way, as right now the series looks just like the movies. You can check out the interview below, which focuses on St... more.
C-3PO Raps in This 1986 Star Tours Promo
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 19, 2011 under Star Wars, Videos
What's more embarrassing than the Star Wars Holiday Special? C-3PO rapping in this 1986 promo for Star Tours that aired on ABC. Thankfully, Threepio's rap is only at the beginning, and then things are turned over to Buck Rogers himself who guides a young Ernie Reyes Jr. through the original Star Tours queue. There's some footage of the original ride film, and there's even an interview with George ... more.
Will The Maker Appear at Star Tours II?
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 7, 2011 under Star Wars
Star Tours: The Journey Continues opens in Florida in time for Star Wars Weekends on May 20th, and in Anaheim on June 3rd (although soft openings in Anaheim will probably happen the weekend of the 20th). In Florida there's word of a special dedication ceremony on May 19th for the ride; and the current rumor is that George Lucas will be making an appearance. So if you're planning a vacation at Walt... more.
The Economics of Star Wars
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on February 16, 2011 under Pics, Star Wars
This picture is very true. However what it doesn't explain is exactly how Lucas finances the movies and TV shows. That money he makes from the merchandising is what he uses to self-finance the movies. All the merchandise releases of the original trilogy went into building up ILM and Skywalker Sound. When Lucas decided to do the Special Editions, he re-released the original versions on home vid... more.