10 Weirdest Projects That George Lucas Has Been Involved With

This past weekend, George Lucas released his fairytale musical fever dream, Strange Magic. A movie in which fairies sing ELO and Lady Gaga for 99 minutes. But that wasn't the only bizarre venture that Lucas has tried to develop. Here are the 10 weirdest projects Lucas worked on throughout his career. » 1/26/15 10:20am 1/26/15 10:20am

The Lucas Version Of The Force Awakens Trailer Is A Bit More Dense

Those enamored with the directorial style of the legendary George Lucas surely noticed the big problem with the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens — not enough stuff. Fixed. » 11/30/14 11:00am 11/30/14 11:00am

Our First Look at the Radical Design of George Lucas' Art Museum

A few months ago, noted traditionalist George Lucas surprised everyone by announcing he had chosen the avant-garde architect Ma Yansong to design his Museum of Narrative Art. Today in Chicago, we got a first look at what Lucas and Ma have in mind—and it could transform Chicago's lakeshore. » 11/03/14 6:00pm 11/03/14 6:00pm

​13 Things You Probably Don't Know About Lightsabers

Lightsabers. The weapon of a Jedi knight. An elegant weapon for a more civilized time. The most efficient limb-removal device in the galaxy. But who made them? How did George Lucas determine their colors? Are there other light-weapons in the Star Wars universe? Here are more than a dozen lightsaber facts only the… » 4/25/14 10:00am 4/25/14 10:00am

Mark Hamill Shows Us His Favorite Star Wars Fan Moments

To tell the truth, the best thing in this clip by Nerdist is not necessarily the fan moments (that Patton Oswalt scene though...), but Mark Hamill himself, who still looks super cool and totally ready to put the robe back on. He's here to show some of his favorite Star Wars fan moments, all leading up to a contest. » 2/13/14 9:20am 2/13/14 9:20am

George Lucas' Daughter Could Probably Kick Your Ass: The Movie

Amanda Lucas, the daughter of Star Wars creator George Lucas, is an MMA fighter. This trailer is for a documentary about her, called Lucas, due for release later this year. » 2/04/13 3:00am 2/04/13 3:00am

One Of The World's Greatest Actors Hated Working With George Lucas

Terence Stamp is one of our age's great actors. The guy has been everyone from Dracula to General Zod, and been in everything from Young Guns to Halo 3 (he was the Prophet of Truth). » 1/29/13 11:30pm 1/29/13 11:30pm

How Star Wars Might've Had a Different Darth Vader

The Japanese influence in Star Wars is no accident. George Lucas' hero is acclaimed filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, and he was inspired by the Japanese director's films, such as The Hidden Fortress. » 1/14/13 6:20am 1/14/13 6:20am

The "Bulk" of George Lucas' $4 Billion Will go to Charity

According to a report on THR, the "majority" of the $4 billion George Lucas is receiving for the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney (he owns 100% of the company) will be going to charity. » 10/31/12 9:47pm 10/31/12 9:47pm

Check Out These Clips From The Robot Chicken Guys' New, Lucas-Approved …

File this one under: "What the hell do I even do with this information?" The guys behind Robot Chicken (including Joker himself, Seth Green) are making a new animated show called Star Wars Detours that will mercilessly, if lovingly, mock Star Wars. George Lucas has even given them his stamp of approval. » 8/24/12 5:45pm 8/24/12 5:45pm

Maybe Yoda Was Actually Horrible, Awful, and Totally Evil

Fairly or unfairly, Star Wars creator George Lucas is often pegged as public enemy number one for a variety of reasons. But for sci-fi author David Brin, there's another baddie: Yoda. » 8/08/12 8:01am 8/08/12 8:01am

Hey, Star Wars Grumps, You're Making It Even Worse

It's been popular for far too long to complain about Star Wars. I'm sick of it, because it all sounds to me like a bunch of old people complaining about kids these days. » 4/03/12 1:00pm 4/03/12 1:00pm

George Lucas' Daughter Could Kick Your Ass

She really could. She could kick a lot of people's asses—not just yours. That's because Amanda Lucas is a mixed martial arts superstar.


Lucas began MMA in 2008 after taking Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes. The former dance instructor's first fight was in May of that year. » 2/21/12 4:30am 2/21/12 4:30am

Don't Store Owners Know Anakin Skywalker Killed Children?

Game developer Ross Mills noticed something he found, tongue planted firmly in cheek, appalling: a British retailer specializing in educational toys had the gall to sell Anakin Skywalker stuff. » 1/11/12 2:30am 1/11/12 2:30am

Darth Vader Reduced to Doing Korean Ads, Warping into the Women's…

Why wonder what the hell Sonic the Hedgehog is doing in a car insurance ad when you can wonder what the hell Darth Vader is doing in South Korean telecom commercials. » 1/09/12 5:00am 1/09/12 5:00am

All Your Miniature Star Wars Fantasies Come True

Star Wars is epic, spawning movies, toys, and video games. That's doesn't mean it's too big for the small scale. If anything, it works brilliantly. » 12/08/11 1:30am 12/08/11 1:30am

This Is the Helmet You Are Looking For

R2-D2, the helmet. Created by Philadelphia-based artist and illustrator Jenn, this a do-it-yourself original. The force is strong with this one. » 8/24/11 6:30am 8/24/11 6:30am

George Lucas Strikes Back: The REAL story behind the prequels

Check out this pretty hilarious fake trailer for George Lucas Strikes Back, a story about the original George, not the evil doppelganger Hollywood created to ruin the Star Wars legacy. » 6/02/11 1:20pm 6/02/11 1:20pm