George Lucas

George Lucas explains why he's burned out on directing Star Wars movies
Trent Moore

Pressure can take a toll, even if it’s pressure surrounding a franchise you built with your own two hands.

George Lucas admits Goofy's Star Wars connection at D23's Disney Legends ceremony
Jeff Spry

Lucas explains how the lovable Disney dog became the foundation for Jar-Jar Binks.

Fascinating side-by-side videos show the mounting changes to the original Star Wars trilogy
Trent Moore

George Lucas has never been able to leave well enough alone with the original trilogy of Star Wars films, and now we have a nifty side-by-side breakdown of all the tweaks and changes.

Why David Lynch turned down Return of the Jedi! (video)

George Lucas once asked the quirky director to film the third Star Wars movie, and Lynch says why he didn't.

Look which director was already offered (and turned down) Star Wars 7
Trent Moore

We've already heard from a ton of directors about whether or not they'd be interested in tackling Star Wars VII, but it seems at least one of the biggest names out there was already approached—and officially turned down the job.

It's now official: Star Wars Episode VII has a writer!
Trent Moore

We've been wondering who Disney and Lucasfilm would hire to write the new Star Wars sequel, and now the higher-ups have confirmed that the job has officially been filled. So who will pen Star Wars VII?

Funny, snarky video finds Phantom Menace 3D re-release disturbing
Matthew Jackson

The 3D rerelease of Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace means many things: more money for the folks at Lucasfilm, a new chance for first timers to see the flick theatrically and, of course, an opportunity to make fun of the often maligned prequel all over again.

Russian Phantom Menace poster proves that puppet Yoda is kaput
Carol Pinchefsky

One of the best characters in the Star Wars saga is the grammar-challenged locus of all things Lightside, Yoda ... which is remarkable considering he's a puppet. And in Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace, he was a creepy puppet.

Spielberg's gracious 1977 ad congratulating Lucas on Star Wars

Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have been friends since the '60s, but eventually they became competitors as well. Yet as an advertisement Spielberg took out in a 1977 issue of Variety proves, that friendship survived even when Star Wars overtook Jaws at the box office.

Forbes Celebrity 100: Which sci-fi stars are the most powerful?

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.

George Lucas must share rights to stormtrooper design, says judge

Andrew Ainsworth can continue selling replicas cast from the molds used to make the original stormtrooper helmets and armor.

Image of the Day: Sci-fi and genre icons unite in one epic group shot
Nathalie Caron

Where else can we find George Lucas and Yoda, Steven Spielberg and E.T., J.J. Abrams and BB-8 (and more), standing together in one group photo for the ages?