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George Lucas
Name : George Lucas
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1944-05-14
Place of Birth : Modesto, California
Country Of Nationality : United States
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Brief Bio : George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an Academy Award-winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the creator of the epic Star Wars saga and the archaeologist-adventurer... - More...
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Ford, Lucas, Spielberg on risky quest for treasure
Los Angeles Times - CA, USA - The Indiana Jones series is known for its cliffhangers. But the real cliffhanger in the long-awaited upcoming sequel is when -- and perhaps even if -- the famous filmmakers and the star will make money.

That's because before executive producer George Lucas, director Steven Spielberg and leading man Harrison Ford get their hands on any treasure, Paramount Pictures will need to collect $400 million in revenue to recover all its costs and make a sizable fee to distribute "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull."

If that seems like a no-brainer, consider the norm in Hollywood, where top-tier filmmakers and
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Celebrities : George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford
Categories : Entertainment news, Actor News, Celebrity News
Posted 4/21/2008 12:04:05 AM | Permalink
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CPX Interactive Leaps, Launches New Voting PSA
Adrants - Groton, MA, USA - If you're in New York tonight and looking for something to do, you could head over to the Merc Bar in SoHo for CPX Interactive's Leap and Launch party (RSVP). At the event, footage from a recently shot Hip-Hop Get Out The Vote PSA featuring Snoop Dog, George Lucas, Ciara, LL Cool J, Jim Jones, Andre Harrell and other celebrities. The PSA, developed by CPX Interactive's new Caliber 1 Media entertainment division in partnership with Russell Simmon's Hip-Hop Action Network, will urge young people to register to vote at voteforit08.org (not live yet).
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Celebrities : Ciara, George Lucas, Jim Jones, Andre Harrell, Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J, Russell Simmons
Categories : Musician News, Celebrity Public Relations, Celebrity Causes
Posted 2/29/2008 12:02:45 AM | Permalink
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Al Pacino Receives AFI's 35th Life Achievement Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Thousands of guests filled the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on June 7 for the 35th American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award honoring Al Pacino. The two-hour special event, executive produced and written by Bob Gazzale and directed and co-produced by Louis J. Horvitz, was taped for telecast on USA Network on Tuesday, June 19 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Widely regarded as the highest honor for a career in film, the black-tie tribute celebrated Pacino's exceptional career with many of his colleagues, friends and family present. Sean Penn presented Pacino with the honor at evening's end.

The evening additionally
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Celebrities : Oliver Stone, Winona Ryder, Steven Spielberg, Bob Gazzale, George Lucas, Louis J. Horvitz, Tom Hanks, Sidney Poitier, Richard Schiff, Rex Lee, Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Penn, Sean Connery, Jean Picker, Bonnie Hammer, Ed Zwick, Rebecca DeMornay, Gregory Peck, Billy Wilder, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Sophia Bush, Adrian Brody, Francis Ford Coppola, Jon Avnet, Sidney Lumet, Michael Mann, Jeffrey Wright, Penelope Ann Miller, Orson Welles, Barbra Streisand, Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis, Cloris Leachman, Ed Harris, Dustin Hoffman, Anne Heche, Andy Garcia, George Lopez, Robin Williams, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Hector Elizondo, Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, James Stewart, Kirk Douglas, Leelee Sobieski, Mykelti Williamson, Joe Mantegna, James Cagney, Jack Nicholson, Gabrielle Anwar, Fred Astaire, Garry Marshall, George Clooney, Harrison Ford
Categories : Actor News, Celebrity Appearances
Posted 6/18/2007 12:06:00 AM | Permalink
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Disney's streaming service is resurrecting 'The Clone Wars'
TechCrunch
Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated series that ran on Cartoon Network for five seasons, is coming back. Created by George Lucas and overseen by Dave Filoni, the show depicted the adventures of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, as well as new ...

Vanity Fair

George Lucas Strikes Back: Inside the Fight to Build the Lucas Museum
Vanity Fair
But if you decide to build a museum, you can control very little, as George Lucas—who has plenty of art, and plenty of money—has discovered over the past several years. His quest to donate more than a billion dollars' worth of art and architecture in ...

Nerdist

9 STAR WARS Projects That Almost Happened
Nerdist
While the gigantic babies with $200 million trying to remake The Last Jedi have their own plans for the franchise, the O.G. himself George Lucas had big plans for a sequel series of his own before he sold Lucasfilm to the House of Mouse. And good news ...

Irish Times

The movie quiz: How many Star Wars films has George Lucas directed?
Irish Times
The movie quiz: How many Star Wars films has George Lucas directed? Also: What is Michael Flatley's new film called: Bald Eagle, Blackbird, Grebe or Thrush? Fri, Jul 13, 2018, 06:00. Donald Clarke ...

Syfy Wire

The People vs. George Lucas, round two
Syfy Wire
You don't have to be a fandom-old like me to remember a time when the idea of George Lucas as the stalwart champion of Star Wars was not only laughable, but unthinkable. Lucas, the man who wouldn't give us the theatrical releases on DVD, who gave us ...

Bustle

Rian Johnson's Response To 'The Last Jedi' Criticism Would Make George Lucas Proud
Bustle
Specifically, critiques that go after his choice to — spoiler alert — kill off Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi. It involves screenshots from the movies that came before his as proof that at its core, The Last Jedi wasn't all that different than ...

Cinema Blend

The Difference Between George Lucas' Star Wars Movies And Disney's, According To Mark Hamill
Cinema Blend
For the first 35 years of its existence, the Star Wars film series was overseen by George Lucas, the man who created this galaxy far, far away and directed four of the first six live action movies. Then in 2012, The Walt Disney Company bought ...

Kyodo News Plus

Singaporean filmmaker's piece gets nod for George Lucas Award
Kyodo News Plus
When Yee Wei Chai first got hooked on Star Wars, winning the world's first George Lucas Award in honor of short films was the furthest thought from his mind. A big fan of the sci-fi film series, the Singaporean filmmaker said he could not find words to ...
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