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George Lucas on making 'Star Wars': 'It helps to be nuts'

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman was just one of thousands who flocked to see the "Star Wars" creator talk about the history of the mega-hit sci-fi franchise. Lucas was joined onstage by Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and interviewer Jon Stewart.

By Aug. 14, 2010


$150 movie ticket? George Lucas says it could be so

Lucas and Steven Spielberg see a collision course as studios pile on mega-budget films, one that will make a movie outing like going to Broadway and put thoughtful pictures on Internet TV.

By Jun. 13, 2013


Apple sued over sound tech by George Lucas' THX

The audio-and-visual tech firm founded by Lucas claims Apple is infringing on a speaker patent in its iPhone, iPad, and iMac products.

By Mar. 16, 2013


Lucas hints Ford, Fisher, Hamill will be in new 'Star Wars'

George Lucas may have accidentally confirmed to Bloomberg Businessweek that all three original stars will return in their original roles in the new movie.

By Mar. 7, 2013


Lucas: Disney might have been Star Wars' only hope

In a video explaining why he sold his media empire to Disney, George Lucas said the entertainment giant would be the best bet to protect Lucasfilm and its cash cow, the "Star Wars" franchise.

By Oct. 30, 2012


George Lucas, planning retirement, picks Lucasfilm co-chair

The "Star Wars" creator chooses longtime Hollywood producer Kathleen Kennedy to share leadership duties at his giant entertainment company.

By Jun. 1, 2012


George Lucas loses NIMBY clash over giant digital arts complex

The "Star Wars" filmmaker had hoped to build a 260,000-square-foot technology production facility about 30 minutes north of San Francisco. But neighbors didn't want the project.

By Apr. 11, 2012


George Lucas loses Stormtrooper copyright suit in U.K.

English Supreme Court sides with the prop designer who created the original Stormtrooper helmet, who sells replicas for a few grand a pop in the U.K. Copyright in the U.S., however, gets upheld.

By Jul. 28, 2011


Lucas threatens wicked 'lightsaber' maker

George Lucas sends a cease and desist letter to Wicked Lasers, the manufacturer of the Pro Arctic Laser, the so-called lightsaber. Lucasfilm is asking for changes to the product or the cessation of sales.

By Jul. 7, 2010


George Lucas' daughter tries to star in martial-arts wars

Amanda Lucas, daughter of the "Star Wars" creator, improves her Mixed Martial Arts record to 2-1 with an aggressive defeat of her Japanese opponent. Will the force be with her to be a major MMA star?

By Aug. 27, 2011