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.
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.
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.
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.
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.