Hobson, Lucas are a force behind South Side
Chicago Sun-TimesHobson, Lucas are a force behind South Side indoor track centerChicago Sun-TimesHobson, president of Ariel Investments in Chicago, and her husband, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas, are donating $10 million to the Gately Indoor Track & Field Facility. After School Matters, a nonprofit Hobson chairs, has promised to raise a $5 ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 2:03 pm
George Lucas buys a $33.9M mansion in Bel
Curbed LAGeorge Lucas buys a $33.9M mansion in Bel AirCurbed LAIn January, George Lucas announced he would build his 312,000-square-foot Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles rather than San Francisco, and now the filmmaker appears ready to take up residency in the city in time for construction on the project to ...George Lucas buys Ross Perot's Bel Air spread for $34MThe Real Deal Magazineall 2 news articles »
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 10:39 am
George Lucas Buys Ross Perot's California
Mansion GlobalGeorge Lucas Buys Ross Perot's California MansionMansion GlobalA company linked to “Star Wars” mastermind George Lucas has bought a Spanish Revival mansion from former presidential candidate Ross Perot for $33.9 million, according to property records. The 10,000-square-foot mansion in Bel Air, dubbed “Mi Patria,” ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 3:02 pm
George Lucas Makes Off-Market Deal for
VarietyGeorge Lucas Makes Off-Market Deal for Impressively Pedigreed Estate in Bel AirVarietyYOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Just months after “Star Wars” creator George Lucas announced plans to build an aggressively amorphous Ma Yansong-designed architectural tour de force to house his billion dollar Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in downtown L.A.'s ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 8:44 am
A Modestination proclamation - Modesto Bee
Modesto Bee (blog)A Modestination proclamationModesto Bee (blog)There is only one Modesto where George Lucas made his breakthrough movie. Now we're getting somewhere. What do we say we are? We are the city with many amenities that has small-town values. Yes, that is a classic Graffiti '50s feeling. Concerts in the ...
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 1:33 pm
'Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens'
And could Vader be a martyr? Could there be a need to see through what didn't get done?" George Lucas has indeed said that Hitler's regime was the inspiration for the Galactic Empire. Apparently, Abrams wanted to continue with that idea. In May ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:18 am
Lucas Museum’s ‘Jabba the Hutt’ Design
The museum, which is slated to open 2018 on Chicago’s lakefront near the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium, is the latest project by Star Wars creator George Lucas. It will feature works from his extensive personal collection, including paintings by ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:55 am
Watch: Rare 1960s Documentary 'The New
Hollywood has never been a quick machine. Studios tend to find something that works, only to beat that horse into an early grave, squeezing from it every penny possible. The viability of these brainless practices aside, it takes quite a bit for the town to ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:10 am
The Funk Awakens in Darth Punk, a 'Star
You can bet George Lucas never thought of anything like this. There's a plot of sorts involving two rival factions. A "DJ Gonk" power-generating droid shows up to rock the joint and an epic dance, lightsaber, blaster and Force battle takes place.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:56 am
It’s National Dog Day, So Let’s Pick Pop
I hope no Wookiees pull my arms off for this one. The original inspiration for Star Wars’ leading fuzzball was a dog: George Lucas’ Alaskan Malamute, Indiana. The great Lucas biography Skywalking tells the story: Chewbacca leaped out of Lucas’s ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:26 am