Latest George Lucas Stories

Disney Buys Lucasfilm
2012-10-30 18:54:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A little bit ago, in a galaxy not so far away, news broke that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm Ltd and is planning to finish what George Lucas never started - the remaining Star Wars episodes. The Walt Disney Company announced it would be purchasing Lucasfilm for about half of the $4.05 billion, plus 40 million stock shares. "It's now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers," Lucas said in a...

George Lucas Would Feel Right At Home At 2012 ICRA
2012-05-18 04:09:02

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Ever wondered what it would be like to be in a George Lucas scene from Star Wars?  Just attend a robot conference. The 2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) can fill the void of wanting to be around Droid's in an environment of people that seem to find it natural. On the exhibit floor at the River Centre in St. Paul, Minnesota this week, a scene can be found that would bring a smile to even Lucas' face. As you walk around...

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