George Lucas

  • George Lucas, Ken Williams And The Practical Magic Of Pragmatic Visionaries Crunch Network

    George Lucas, Ken Williams And The Practical Magic Of Pragmatic Visionaries

    Popular Science was one of my favorite magazines as a teenager. I was amazed by the inventions of mere mortals, and wondered if there was some sort of genetic mutation that allowed a select few to see the future more clearly than the rest of us. Secretly, I hoped to be a visionary someday. Read More

  • A Mash Note To George Lucas’ Museum, Signed By M.C. Hammer (And Tech Leaders, Too)

    A Mash Note To George Lucas’ Museum, Signed By M.C. Hammer (And Tech Leaders, Too)

    In an effort to keep the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum in San Francisco (and out of Chicago), advocacy group sf.citi (San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology and Innovation) will publish a full page ad in the SF Chronicle tomorrow, which also happens to be the day after Lucas’ 70th birthday. Read More

  • George Lucas approves production of Star Wars musical: Say goodbye to your childhood

    Bravo to George Lucas for making a mockery of many of our childhoods. The Star Wars creator (and destroyer) has approved the production of “Star Wars: A Musical Journey,” a musical that will open in London next year. Read More

  • Star Wars again. And again. And again…

    One good idea. That’s all it takes. One. And then you can milk it forever, diluting the original source material until it is just a pale puddle worthy of no attention at all. Star Wars is going 3-D. The original six episodes are getting yet another treatment as Jeffrey Katzenberg from DreamWorks Animations confirmed that George Lucas has the will and the way. Look for Lucasfilm to add to… Read More

  • George Lucas working on 'Star Wars' TV show

    It’s not quite what you think, though. Sorta, maybe. "The Skywalkers aren’t in it, and it’s about minor characters. It has nothing to do with Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader or any of those people. It’s completely different. But it’s a good idea, and it’s going to be a lot of fun to do," said Lucas. It’ll be more about robots. The development… Read More

  • George Lucas Caves, Will Let Star Wars Fans Edit Clips of His Great Movies

    George Lucas is giving up suing every organism on Earth and will let fans of all shapes and sizes cut, edit and re-edit a selection of some 250 Star Wars clips to their heart’s content. Well, so long as you play by his rules: no nudity or pornography, which means we here at CG are SOL. Still, I applaud Lucas’ decision to let his uberfans make all sorts of kooky videos. The… Read More