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Walnut Creek Joins Fray Of Cities Trying To Land Lucasfilm Studio

Walnut Creek has joined the growing number of cities trying to lure the movie empire behind the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises to the city.

05/07/2012

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

Lucasfilm Rejects Bid To Reconsider Marin County Studio

A company owned by George Lucas on Wednesday rejected a move by Marin County officials to persuade the filmmaker to resurrect a plan to build a massive film studio.

04/18/2012

George Lucas (Photo by Abby Brack/Getty Images)

Marin Residents, Officials Urge George Lucas To Reconsider Studio

The Marin County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Tuesday encouraging filmmaker George Lucas to build a digital studio at Grady Ranch, one week after he withdrew the project.

04/17/2012

George Lucas (Photo by Abby Brack/Getty Images)

George Lucas Abandons Controversial Marin Studio Project

Lucasfilm Ltd., the force behind the Star Wars movies, surprised Marin County by announcing that it has pulled the plug on the controversial Grady Ranch project.

04/10/2012

Darth Vader and George Lucas (R) onstage during an award show. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Residents Take On George Lucas Over Marin Construction Plans

The long-delayed plans of filmmaker George Lucas to build a movie production studio on the old Grady Ranch has stirred opposition among residents of a quiet bedroom community in Marin County.

01/19/2012