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  • George Lucas has ties to UIC

    George Lucas may not realize that the computer-generated imagery for his 1977 "Star Wars" movie was created at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1976, California artist Larry Cuba was hired to create a computer model of the Death Star that is used...
  • ‘Star Wars’ shake-up: Rian Johnson to write, direct ‘Episode VIII’

     
    Rian Johnson is set to take the reins of the “Star Wars” franchise. The “Looper” filmmaker will write and direct “Star […]...
  • Pinewood Shepperton Sees Revenue Rise 16.5%

    LONDON -- Revenues at Pinewood Shepperton, one of the world's leading production services companies, rose by 16.5% to £64.1 million ($109 million) in the past financial year, which ended March 31. The group reported profit after tax of £5.4 million ($...
  • Vidcon: Maker Studios, Jeffrey Katzenberg Tout Future of Online Video

    The YouTube platform is building the foundation for a strong future, according to some industry leaders who took to the stage Thursday at Vidcon, a conference for online video programming held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Fresh off the acquisition...
  • No force for Los Angeles: The George Lucas museum goes to Chicago

     
    In a galaxy far, far away in the Midwest, one known as Chicago, a grand institution will be built… George Lucas has […]...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII' adds Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie

    'Star Wars: Episode VII' adds Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie
    Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII," J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated extension of the classic space-opera franchise, Disney and Lucasfilm announced Monday. Nyong'o...
  • Lupita Nyong'o added to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast

    Lupita Nyong'o added to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast
    Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been cast in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII," Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm said on Monday. Nyong'o, whose first film role last year in "12 Years a Slave," earned her the Academy Award for best supporting...
  • 'Star Wars' Adds '12 Years A Slave,' 'Game of Thrones' Actors Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie

    Lupita Nyong'o, who won the best supporting Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," and "Game of Thrones'" Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII." It was not revealed which characters the two will play....
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Adds 2 Cast Members

    In a new update on Sunday, Disney announced that two new actors, Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen, have been added to the cast, and that Harrison Ford's injury will cause a brief halt in production next month. American actress Clarke is currently studying...
  • Disney Picks 11 Tech and Media Firms for Startup-Accelerator Program

    Disney has announced 11 technology and media startups that will participate in the Disney Accelerator incubator and investment program, designed to provide entrepreneurs access to top execs and resources -- and give the Mouse House access to up-and-coming...
  • StarWars.com Relaunches as Disney Grows 'Star Wars' Franchise

    Disney has relaunched StarWars.com as the company anticipates interest in all things "Star Wars" since greenlighting new movies and TV shows and pursuing new merchandising and licensing opportunities. Disney Interactive said the site is "designed for the...