Lynne Hale, the longtime PR head for Lucasfilm, is retiring at the end of the year

Lynne Hale, the longtime PR head for Lucasfilm, is retiring at the end of the year

The Hollywood Reporter recently broke the news that Lynne Hale will be retiring at the end of 2021, bringing to a close a run of 35 years leading Lucasfilm's public relations. Hale, who is currently Lucasfilm's Vice President of Publicity & Communications, joined the company in 1986 and played a pivotal role in the Star [...]

Larry Kasdan is apparently directing a documentary about George Lucas and ILM

Larry Kasdan is apparently directing a documentary about George Lucas and ILM

There's an exciting bit of news that seemed to fly very much under the radar recently, until it was noticed by a member of the Star Wars Leaks subreddit, and it's that Larry Kasdan is apparently directing a six-part documentary about George Lucas and ILM. That was revealed in a recent interview that composer James [...]

Ranking the five best Star Wars documentaries ever made!

Ranking the five best Star Wars documentaries ever made!

There are a great many things that Star Wars is known for. But one that people don't often think about is the fantastic documentaries that have accompanied the saga. In fact, a couple of these documentaries, which look at the making-of certain films, are widely considered gold standards not just amongst Star Wars but amongst [...]

Behind the Attraction: “Star Tours” episode review!

Behind the Attraction: “Star Tours” episode review!

Last week, seemingly without much attention or fanfare, a new series dropped on Disney+ called Behind the Attraction. Like the popular The Imagineering Story that came before it, this series takes a behind-the-scenes look at Disney Parks, and each episode looks at a different attraction, telling the history behind it in a fun way. The [...]

Remembering Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years later!

Remembering Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years later!

Forty years ago today, Raiders of the Lost Ark was released, introducing fans to Indiana Jones in a film that has spawned a large film franchise and following. It has been met with tremendous critical acclaim over the past four decades, and it is routinely included on the lists of the greatest films ever made. [...]

George Lucas was on set to see Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano!

George Lucas was on set to see Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano!

In 2008, The Clone Wars movie was released, introducing audiences to a brand new animated series that, among other things, introduced the character of Ahsoka Tano. She was wildly unpopular at first, a bratty young teenager assigned as Anakin Skywalker's padawan during the Clone Wars. Creators George Lucas and Dave Filoni knew this would be [...]

Some thoughts on those quotes from George Lucas about his potential sequel trilogy

Some thoughts on those quotes from George Lucas about his potential sequel trilogy

By now you may have seen the recent discussion about George Lucas's ideas for a Star Wars sequel trilogy. Included in Paul Duncan's upcoming book, The Star Wars Archives 1999-2005, are interviews with the Star Wars creator, including him talking about ideas he had for the sequel trilogy. And they're notable enough that it's no [...]