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2009-07-22 17:20:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Atom.com announced today that Olivia Munn - Attack of the Show co-host, current Playboy cover girl, and all-around geek goddess -- has signed to star in and executive-produce Star Wars fan films for the digital comedy network. Munn is joining Atom at San Diego Comic-Con International this weekend to premiere the first of the Star Wars-themed videos she is producing through "Operation Olivia: The Star Wars Challenge," a new online destination...

2009-07-13 06:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Uncle Milton Industries, a leading manufacturer of science and nature exploration toys, and NeuroSky, Inc., the leader in Consumer Brain-Computer Interface technologies, announce an exclusive partnership to develop science toys and games utilizing NeuroSky's ThinkGear(TM) technology. The first product of this partnership, the STAR WARS Force Trainer, was introduced to the market earlier this year at Toy Fair and will be available to consumers...

2009-07-01 13:04:00

22 Videos Debut Today at StarWars.Atom.com; Voting Takes Place Today July 1 Until July 10 George Lucas Selects Award and Other Honors Will Be Announced July 24 During The 2009 "Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge" Awards Show At San Diego Comic-Con International NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Atom.com and Lucasfilm Ltd. have once again joined forces for the "Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge," a contest honoring the best Star Wars-related short digital videos, and announced today the 22 finalists...

2009-03-26 10:41:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, a galaxy far, far away comes to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis when STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Exhibition opens March 23. The visual exhibition features artwork, costumes and other pieces used in the concept and production for STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the first-ever animated feature and television series from Lucasfilm Animation. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/childrensmuseum/37330/...

2009-02-13 10:03:00

-World's leading construction toy brand kicks-off year-long celebration of LEGO(R) STAR WARS(TM), its first licensed construction toy line- NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- American International Toy Fair -- LEGO(R) STAR WARS(TM) celebrates 10 years of global toy success in 2009. Introduced in 1999, the company's first licensed line of building toys combines one of the most beloved and timeless movie franchises with one of the world's most renowned play patterns to engage children and...

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2008-12-12 09:02:19

The stage show Star Wars: A Musical Journey, featuring live music by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, is to premiere at London's O2 in April. The BBC said the orchestra will perform new versions of compositions heard in the six Star Wars movies, while live narrators tell the tales and excerpts from the blockbusters play on a big screen. Created by filmmaker Gorge Lucas' production company Lucasfilm and composer John Williams, the show is to be taken on a European tour after its engagement in...

2008-10-28 00:00:12

***1/2  (139m | PG-13) This may well be the best of all six "Star Wars" movies -- with the caveat that you need to have seen the other five films to truly grasp its significance. The cunning dexterity and gravitas with which George Lucas snaps into place every remaining puzzle piece in his 30-year story arc is remarkable. The talent of Hayden Christensen will surprise his detractors as he portrays a complex, compounding crisis of conflicting loyalties (between the Jedi Order and...

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Andrew Eaton ANYONE for Ghostbusters 3? Bill Murray is up for it, according to reports over the weekend. So is Columbia Pictures, which has hired Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, writers on the US version of The Office, to come up with a script. "It could be a fresh look at it," said Murray, while on the promotional trail for his latest movie, City of Ember. "It could be funny." But, I hear you cry, it's nearly 25 years since the original film! The cast are practically pensioners!...

2008-10-06 15:00:00

By BOB KEYES Please pardon the cliche, but this is not your father's orchestra. The Portland Symphony Orchestra that begins its new season at Merrill Auditorium on Tuesday will have a different look and feel with newly installed music director and conductor Robert Moody at the podium. It also faces a broad set of challenges as the 42-year maestro attempts to infuse the orchestra, and its audience, with vigor and enthusiasm. Tuesday's program embodies Moody's mission. The concert will...

2008-10-06 12:30:00

Fresh from its across-the-board prime-time delivery and ratings growth in third quarter, Cartoon Network rocketed to new delivery heights with the premiere of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3. The new Lucasfilm Animation series scored as the most-watched series premiere in network history, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. The one-hour new series premiere also reigned as the #1 program from 9-10 p.m. among all major kids networks in kids 6-11, kids...