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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
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 (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
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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Simon Pegg: 'New Star Wars movies are MISSING George Lucas' voice'
Speaking on The Adam Buxton Podcast, Pegg revealed he thinks George Lucas' imagination is missing from the new films. Presumably, he means The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and potentially spin-offs Rogue One and Solo. Pegg said: “I must admit, ...

The Atlantic

JK Rowling Enters George Lucas Mode With the New Fantastic Beasts Movie
The Atlantic
There came a certain point in George Lucas's career, as he began writing prequels to his Star Wars films and tinkering with reedited “special editions” of the originals, when he finally lost all grasp on narrative momentum and became a glorified ...


George Lucas Visits 'The Mandalorian' Set in New Behind-the-Scenes Photo
We still know next to nothing about the upcoming Star Wars TV show The Mandalorian, but how about a photo of George Lucas visiting the set to make you feel better? Yes indeed, today is The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau's birthday, and as a surprise ...

Greenville News

Affordable luxury hotel pays tribute to one of the important crops of the state's early history
Greenville News
In this country, the origin of indigo, the tropical plant used for its distinct rich blue dye, is credited to Eliza Lucas Pinckney, the teenage daughter of George Lucas, a British army officer and governor of Antigua in the West Indies. She was just 17 ...

Global Voices Online

Digging up the lost George Lucas Japanese 1980s TV commercials
Global Voices Online
Japanese Twitter has unearthed a series of 1980s Japanese TV commercials featuring the American filmmaker George Lucas of Star Wars fame, singing the praises of consumer electronics giant Panasonic. In the commercials, Lucas speaks in simple Japlish ...

KMTV - 3 News Now

Archbishop Lucas mentioned during priest abuse lawsuit announcement
KMTV - 3 News Now
CHICAGO, Ill. (KMTV) - The scandal rocking the Catholic church is hitting closer to home. This time an accuser says she met with Archbishop George Lucas after making complaints about two priests. Lucas was the bishop in Springfield, IL at the time of ...


ILM Launches TV Unit to Serve Episodic and Streaming Content
Industrial Light & Magic is expanding its offerings to the small screen. The film visual effects and animation house founded in 1975 by George Lucas has launched ILM TV, a unit that will serve the streaming and episodic television market. The division ...
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