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Millennium Falcon drone helps dad remove daughter's loose tooth

When this father helped his daughter remove a loose tooth, the Force was with him. Along with a toy Millennium Falcon drone, which removed said tooth. And the whole episode was caught on video by mom in their home in Marin County, California.

Film vs. Digital: Can there ever be a winner?

The film vs. digital debate has been waged for more than a decade with the latter gaining momentum. So why were two of the most anticipated December releases — ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ and ‘The Hateful Eight’ — still shot on film?

Video: George Lucas plans Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago

Chicago - George Lucas has promised to open a museum celebrating his achievements and those of his favorite artists in Chicago. Big names such as Maxfield Parrish and N.C. Wyeth will be included in displays.

Lupita Nyong'o Cast in Star Wars: Episode 7

The rumor mill can finally quell its churning — after much speculation, Lupita Nyong'o is finally confirmed to play a role in the newest installment of the "Star Wars" franchise.

New Star Wars: cast announced

The cast of the new Star Wars movie — the 7th installment — has been announced. And yep, the rumors were correct. It features Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.

Star Wars auditions begin in the U.K.

The auditions for the next installment of 'Star Wars' have begun in the U.K. Aside from the returning old crew, the filmmakers are keen to cast a new tranche of unknowns.

New Star Wars movie to be made in the U.K.

The force is with the U.K. again, with the announcement that the much anticipated seventh Star Wars movie is to be made in the U.K.

Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse join forces as Disney buys Lucasfilm

The Walt Disney Company has announced plans to purchase Lucasfilm Ltd and the Star Wars franchise from Academy Award-winning director George Lucas. A new Star Wars movie will be released in 2015.

The Art of Star Wars, Ralph McQuarrie has died

The artist and illustrator Ralph McQuarrie who envisioned many of the characters and fantastic worlds for George Lucas' Star Wars saga has died. He was 82.

George Lucas lambasts Hollywood for not supporting 'black' films

Los Angeles - George Lucas has criticized the major Hollywood studios for not supporting his latest movie because all of the lead actors are black.

Director George Lucas's daughter Amanda is now rising MMA star

Amanda Lucas, daughter of Star Wars director George Lucas is seriously pursuing a career in mixed martial arts (MMA) after her impressive first round win over Japanese Mika Harigai in the DEEP - Cage Impact 2011 in Tokyo, Japan last Oct.29

Mr. Media Interview: Catherine Taber, 'Star Wars, The Clone Wars' actress

I go back just as far as possible in the 'Star Wars' viewing world. Before the original movie even opened in theaters back in 1977, my friend Bob Pinaha and I received invitations to its red carpet premiere at the Loew’s Astor Plaza Theater in New York.

Indiana Jones IV Titles

Although no official title has been declared, Lucasfilm has registered the following possible titles for the long-awaited Indy IV with the Motion Picture Association of America:

George Lucas and Other Stars Race Through City Streets Saturday

Celebrity drivers will compete for first place in the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race this weekend. It's part of the Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach.

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After some trouble with the fans George Lucas is stepping back into the public eye  at least momenta...
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