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J.J. Abrams (Getty Images)

J.J. Abrams To Direct Next ‘Star Wars’ Flick

J.J. Abrams is set to direct the next installment of “Star Wars,” which Disney has said will be “Episode 7″ and due out in 2015. Disney bought San Francisco-based “Star Wars” maker Lucasfilm last month for $4.06 billion.

01/24/2013

Mellody Hobson & George Lucas

Marin Film Creator George Lucas Engaged

A spokeswoman for Lucasfilm Ltd. says the 68-year-old director is engaged to 43-year-old investment firm president Mellody Hobson. No other details were provided.

01/03/2013

In this handout image provided by Disney, "Star Wars" creator and filmmaker George Lucas meets a group of "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters Aug. 14, 2010 at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Todd Anderson/Disney via Getty Images)

Disney Completes $4.06B LucasFilm Acquisition

Disney said it has completed its acquisition of San Francisco-based Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.06 billion in cash and stock…

12/21/2012

In this handout image provided by Disney, "Star Wars" creator and filmmaker George Lucas meets a group of "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters Aug. 14, 2010 at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Todd Anderson/Disney via Getty Images)

Regulators Clear Disney Purchase Of Lucasfilm

Federal antitrust regulators have cleared Disney’s $4 billion deal to buy Lucasfilm, the filmmaking empire behind the “Star Wars” franchise.

12/04/2012

J.J. Abrams (Getty Images)

J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct New ‘Star Wars’

Currently finishing up the sequel to 2009′s ‘Star Trek,’ J.J. Abrams said he will not direct the new ‘Star Wars’ film, planned for release in 2015…

11/13/2012

George Lucas (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Shed Of Star Wars, SF Filmmaker Lucas To Make ‘Personal’ Features

The “Star Wars” creator says he still plans to make his “own little personal films.”

11/04/2012

George Lucas (Photo by Abby Brack/Getty Images)

Disney Unlikely To Change ‘Star Wars’ Brand After Buying Lucasfilm

Experts say The Walt Disney Co. has earned credibility with diehard fans by keeping its fingerprints off important film franchises like those produced by its Marvel Entertainment and Pixar divisions.

10/31/2012

In this handout image provided by Disney, "Star Wars" creator and filmmaker George Lucas meets a group of "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters Aug. 14, 2010 at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Todd Anderson/Disney via Getty Images)

SF-Based Lucasfilm Being Sold To Disney; New ‘Star Wars’ Films Planned

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series.

10/30/2012

Angry Birds Star Wars

‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Game To Launch In November

“Angry Birds” and “Star Wars” are on a gaming collision course that is sure to please the fans on both sides.

10/08/2012

'Raiders of The Lost Ark' Set For IMAX Re-Release

‘Raiders of The Lost Ark’ Set For IMAX Re-Release

George Lucas & Steven Spielberg’s 1981 classic, starring Harrison Ford as adventurous archeologist Indiana Jones, is getting a one-week IMAX re-release…

08/15/2012

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