May 29, 2017

Tag Archives: George Lucas

Celebrating Star Wars The Force Awakens Photos

New images from today’s STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS panel and activities at Star Wars Celebration. A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi. STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS will be in theaters December 18, 2015! [...]

George Lucas slams Oscars for snubbing David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay – “Selma”

“The thing about the Academy is it’s a political campaign. It has nothing to do with artistic endeavor at all,” said George Lucas on “CBS This Morning” after the highly publicized Oscar snubs of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo. BELOW LISTEN TO GEORGE LUCAS INTERVIEW: Nominations for the 87th[...]

Star Wars casts some future Oscar nominees

One of the most interesting things that I took away from yesterday’s official casting news about Star Wars: Episode VII is just how great the cast will look a decade down the line (that and how much the powers that be must have enjoyed Inside Llewyn Davis when they saw[...]

Disney confirms J.J. Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode VII

J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series of Star Wars films to come from Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy. Abrams will be directing and Academy Award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay. “It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the[...]

Homage To Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in the great state of Ohio. Before becoming one of our most beloved directors, Spielberg attended Long Beach State University, and made his first short film, Amblin‘, while working as an intern at Universal Studios (the title of which used when naming[...]

Los Angeles Times to be Presenting Sponsor for 2012 Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Entering their sixteenth year, the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards announced today that the Los Angeles Times will be the Presenting Sponsor of this year’s festival and star-studded gala. “We are very honored and excited to have the Los Angeles Times as our Presenting Sponsor,” said founder and[...]

Hollywood Film Awards Does Some Good – Artists For Peace and Justice

HollywoodNews.com: Artists for Peace and Justice offer exclusive opportunity to dine with Hollywood A-Listers thanks to Hollywood Film Awards’ Hollywood Gives Back(r). Ten tables up for grabs for star-studded Hollywood Film Awards® with 100% of proceeds benefiting Haiti’s school system through the Academy for Peace and Justice Los Angeles, California. On[...]

George Lucas Talks About Star Wars

HollywoodNews.com: Sirius XM Radio today announced that it will broadcast an in-depth interview conducted by Senator Bill Bradley with award-winning filmmaker George Lucas—the legendary creator of the Star Wars Saga and Indiana Jones series and chairman of Lucasfilm, Ltd.—on a special edition of Senator Bradley’s SiriusXM show American Voices. Lucas discusses[...]

“Red Tails” is an entertaining history lesson/B-movie

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:The strongest aspect of director Anthony Hemingway and producer George Lucas’s Red Tails is that it lives in a somewhat Utopian film industry where African-American dramas aren’t all that big of a deal. The picture may have an unfair burden of proving the bankability of larger-budget ($58[...]

“Footloose” director Craig Brewer talks Twitter, Broadway revivals and the one movie he probably wouldn’t want to see remade

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: If you’ve been on Twitter at any point over the last month, there’s a very good chance you saw “Footloose” director Craig Brewer, aka @MyBrewTube, actively defending his remake to anyone who’d comment. Brewer took on all comers, retweeting positive and negative remarks regarding the need for[...]
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