George Lucas Makes A Surprise Appearance At ‘Scream Awards’

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George Lucas Makes A Surprise Appearance At ‘Scream Awards’

(L-R) Darth Vader and George Lucas (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (CBS SF) – Heroes and villains from the worlds of horror, fantasy and sci-fi shared the stage at Spike TVs annual Scream Awards.

Bay Area film pioneer, George Lucas made an unannounced appearance as he presented the “Ultimate Villain” Award to his creation, “Darth Vader.” Vader, who accepted the award personally, said he’s found it difficult to concentrate on his work recently because he’s constantly “living in fear of how George Lucas is going to digitally enhance you for the next DVD.” In a pivotal scene in “Return of The Jedi,” the addition of a highly mocked “Nooo!” Fanboys all over the world also cried “Nooo!” in protest against the addition to the movie.

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George Lucas Makes A Surprise Appearance At ‘Scream Awards’

(L-R) Actor Elijah Kelley, actor Cuba Gooding Jr., director George Lucas and Nate Parker (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, Lucas announced that the first “Star Wars” film converted to 3-D will open in February. He also offered a peek at his latest project, “Red Tails,” about the Tuskegee airmen due out in theaters January 20th, 2012.

Fans picked the night’s winners and also filled the makeshift theater for the 2 1/2 -hour presentation, which is set to air Tuesday, October 16 as a two-hour special on Spike TV and VH1.

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