FOX’s new Saturday late-night ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF programming block slices into November with all-new installments, featuring Axe Cop and High School USA!,” beginning late-night Saturday, November 2; Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Golan the Insatiable to preview during special ADHD lineup Saturday, November 23.
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Brain Zoo Studios wins the Platinum Remi Award at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival for its CG short film “Pepe & Lucas.”
New series include “Axe Cop” and “High School USA” with Vincent Kartheiser, Mandy Moore, Ken Marino, Peter Serafinowicz, Megan Mullally, Patton Oswalt and Britta Phillips among featured voice talent.
On the heels of yesterday’s announcement about Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm, and the news that “Star Wars” fans can anticipate a new film in 2015, George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy sit down to discuss the future of the celebrated franchise.
Award-winning animation and visual effects studio Brain Zoo Studios makes its short film debut with Pepe & Lucas.
A high-flying action epic inspired by the heroic exploits of the first all African-American aerial combat unit, the Lucasfilm Ltd. production of Red Tails will launch on January 20, 2012, released by Twentieth Century Fox.
The Hollywood Reporter, via the BBC, writes that George Lucas has lost his lawsuit in the U.K. that would prevent the original Stormtrooper prop designer from selling replicas.
In honor of its 80th birthday on Sunday, USC will publicly unveil its new $175 million home on campus, the School of Cinematic Arts. George Lucas, the school's most famous film alum, donated $75 million for the new facilities through his Lucasfilm Foundation, and another $100 million for the school's endowment. He will be on hand with Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Cinematic Arts Dean Elizabeth Daley. Other donors include Warner Bros., Twentieth Century Fox and Disney.
ComingSoon.net chatted with George Lucas at last night's American Cinemathque award honoring Samuel L. Jackson in Hollywood.
Lucas said they are seriously looking at a fifth INDIANA JONES film, but are hunting for that elusive "MacGuffin, which is an object that he goes after. They're very hard to come by," Lucas added.
In an interview with Roger Ebert, director Spike Lee may have let it slip that George Lucas has finally hired a director for his long-awaited war movie RED TAILS, about the Tuskegee Airman, per COMINGSOON.net.
Earlier this year, Lucas mentioned he wanted to move forward with RED TAILS. There have been rumors of directors attached to the project, including Samuel L. Jackson in his directorial debut, ever since.
George Lucas and British prop designer Andrew Ainsworth continued their copyright battle in the U.K. this week over the white molded Stormtrooper uniform made famous in Lucas' STAR WARS saga, the ASSOCIATED PRESS reports.
George Lucas has tapped John Ridley (THREE KINGS, UNDERCOVER BROTHER) to write his pet project RED TAILS, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, reports VARIETY. The script will be based on a story by Lucas, who is funding development via Lucasfilm and exec producing. Industrial Light & Magic will handle the aerial battles.
The story chronicles the young African-American pilots who broke the color barrier to become the first black U.S. fighter pilots. The title of the project refers to the Tuskegee Airmen's planes' tails, which were painted red.
The University of Southern California announced that the Lucasfilm Foundation, the private charitable foundation set up by alumnus George Lucas, will provide $75 million for the construction of new educational buildings and renovations of existing structures at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. In addition, the Foundation has agreed to provide a $100 million endowment for the school.
The Force will be with the Tournament of Roses in 2007, as George Lucas is selected as the next Grand Marshal.
Tournament of Roses president Paul L. Holman was joined on stage Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2006) by Chewbacca and Wicket to announce the celebrated filmmaker as Grand Marshal, who will lead the New Year's Day celebration in Pasadena. As Grand Marshal, Lucas will ride in the 118th Rose Parade in front of a worldwide television audience, and toss the coin before the 93rd Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2007.
Nancy Cartwright discusses and gives advice about an important, but little talked about area of the voice acting business promotions and marketing.
The Letterman Digital Arts Center (LDAC), the new home of Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic and LucasArts, located in the beautiful 23-acre campus in San Franciscos Presidio, had its grand opening on June 25.
To honor the artistry of director George Lucas, AFI's 33rd Life Achievement Award recipient, AFI Silver Theatre will present a special tribute to George Lucas hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore, Her Excellency Chan Heng Chee, on June 29, 2005, in Silver Spring, Maryland.
George Lucas has given the greenlight to Jeff Nathanson's recent draft for INDIANA JONES 4, reports VARIETY. Director Steven Spielberg has also given the script a thumbs up and only star Harrison Ford needs to give approval for the film to move into pre-production.
SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION director Frank Darabont had previously written a draft of the script, which passed by Spielberg and Ford, but was rejected by Lucas. Spielberg then enlisted Nathanson to pen the screenplay after having worked with the scribe on CATCH ME IF YOU CAN and THE TERMINAL.
The Force is definitely with George Lucas: On the heels of the record breaking box office results from the first week of his last STAR WARS saga, EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH, Lucas will receive the American Film Institute's (AFI) 33rd Life Achievement Award on June 9, at a gala event. Filmmaker, friend and past recipient Steven Spielberg will present Lucas with the award at the tribute, which will be held at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. THE 33rd AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE LUCAS will air on USA Network on June 20, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
At Star Wars Celebration III, director George Lucas enthralled fans by confirming that he is working on two STAR WARS-themed television series one a CG animated CLONE WARS.
STAR WARS creator George Lucas was presented with the Galactic Achievement Award at the closing night ceremony of ShoWest 2005, March 17, 2005, in Las Vegas at the Paris Hotel. Lucas, whose sixth STAR WARS movie, STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH, opens May 19, acknowledged the one-time special honor while Animation Director of the Year honor was given this year to Brad Bird, director of THE INCREDIBLES.
George Lucas announced Thursday at ShoWest that he intends to repurpose all of the STAR WARS movies in 3D for digital cinema re-release, with the original movie, A NEW HOPE, to be readied in time for its 30th anniversary in 2007, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The plan is to then reissue one every year through 2012.