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Tupac Shakur (credit:  Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Tupac Shakur Once Considered For ‘Jedi’ Role In ‘Star Wars: Episode 1′

The intergalactic revelation came during a recent interview w/ former recording engineer…

01/08/2014

Conductor John Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

John Williams Returning For Next ‘Star Wars’

Producers announce Oscar-winning composer of first six adventures in a “galaxy far, far away” will be back for Episode VII…

07/27/2013

Yoda (credit: Lucasfilm Ltd.)

‘Star Wars’ Films To Come Yearly Starting In 2015

Disney is turning “Star Wars” films into an annual summer ritual. Walt Disney Co. chairman Alan Horn announced that the studio would release films…

04/17/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

‘Star Wars’ Actor Richard LeParmentier, Victim Of Vader, Dies

Character actor Richard LeParmentier, who as a young Death Star commander learned the hard way that Darth Vader brooks no disrespect, died. He was 66…

04/17/2013

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

George Lucas Proposes Museum In San Francisco

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco’s Presidio that would house an art collection he amassed over more than four decades.

03/05/2013

(L-R) Yoda, Stuart Freeborn & Irvin Kershner (credit: Lucasfilm)

Stuart Freeborn, ‘Star Wars’ Makeup Artist, Dies

Stuart Freeborn, a pioneering movie makeup artist behind creatures such as Yoda and Chewbacca in the “Star Wars” films, has died. He was 98…

02/06/2013

Maybe "Episode VII" will reveal Solo's offspring (credit: CBS News/Lucasfilm)

‘Star Wars’ 3D Prequels Postponed To Focus On ‘Episode VII’

It seems Lucasfilm wants to make sure the force is as strong as possible when it comes to the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel. The film studio’s attention has…

01/29/2013

J.J. Abrams & Kathleen Kennedy (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

J.J. Abrams On ‘Star Wars': ‘Surreal’ & ‘Exciting’

J.J. Abrams calls getting assigned to direct the seventh live-action “Star Wars” film “as surreal as it is exciting.” The director-producer-writer spoke with…

01/27/2013

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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

"Star Wars" Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dead At 82

‘Star Wars’ Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dead At 82

Ralph McQuarrie, the artist whose conceptual paintings were instrumental in designing the landmark “Star Wars” films, has died at age 82…

03/04/2012

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