How did George Lucas manage to turn one idea into $15 billion? Check out an awesome infographic that illustrates the economics of the Star Wars franchise—and the real reason so much of our money ended up in his pockets.
If you've been holding your breath for that live-action Star Wars TV show we told you about, it's time you stopped—because the guy who should know better than anyone has said the series he's been working on for at least five years won't be happening any time soon.
Got a problem with Iron Man, Battlestar Galactica, M. Night Shyamalan, World of Warcraft, the iPhone or ... well ... just about ANYTHING else in geek culture? Then you'll love Sidecar's completely NSFW rap that lets those who've disappointed them know what they REALLY think.
All that money we spent on Star Wars action figures? We just learned it's going to a good cause. Because Bill Gates and Warren Buffett—who've got a combined net worth of $90 billion—figured they could change the world by convincing the wealthiest people in the U.S. to donate most of their fortunes to charity. And one of those 38 other billionaires who said "Sign me up!" ... was George Lucas.
Presented without comment. (via unstructed)...
Forbes has just released its annual Celebrity 100 list, ranking the most powerful from among the entertainment famous, and to be honest ... trying to sort it out makes our heads hurt.
Will George Lucas EVER stop reshooting that cantina sequence? First he tried to make us believe, with his edits to Star Wars, the Greedo shot first. And now THIS?
But as much as the film analyzes all the ways in with George Lucas sucks, it's all about people who love Lucas's creation.
Development on the first season of the proposed live-action TV show is in its advanced stages.
The working title for the series is believed to be Squishies.