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MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford And George Lucas Meet?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford And George Lucas Meet?

This week we get to the bottom of one of the most prolific "Star Wars" legends: whether Harrison Ford first met George Lucas while doing carpentry work for him.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was It Alec Guinness' Idea To Kill Obi-Wan In "Star Wars"?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was It Alec Guinness' Idea To Kill Obi-Wan In "Star Wars"?

Learn whether Oscar winner Alec Guinness hated working on "Star Wars" so much that he came up with Obi-Wan Kenobi's death to get out of the film.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Won't Include George Lucas' Ideas

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Won't Include George Lucas' Ideas

Although the filmmaker began work on "Episode VII" before selling Lucasfilm, he says Disney decided not to go with any of his ideas.

George Lucas Finally Saw The Teaser For "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

George Lucas Finally Saw The Teaser For "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Long after virtually everyone else, the filmmaker finally caught the 88-second teaser for the J.J. Abrams film. But what did he think about it?

George Lucas Originally Planned to Direct "Star Wars: Episode VII"

George Lucas Originally Planned to Direct "Star Wars: Episode VII"

Lucas had intended to direct the first installment of the new trilogy and release it in May 2015, and then sell Lucasfilm -- but Disney had other plans.

George Lucas Hasn't Seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Trailer

George Lucas Hasn't Seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Trailer

Asked whether he was curious to see what J.J. Abrams had done with the franchise, Lucas replied, "Not really."

George Lucasâ Animated "Strange Magic" Conjures First Trailer

George Lucas’ Animated "Strange Magic" Conjures First Trailer

The first trailer has arrived for the fairy-tale musical inspired by William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream."

George Lucas Discussses the Meaning & Mythology of "Star Wars"

George Lucas Discussses the Meaning & Mythology of "Star Wars"

George Lucas told Charlie Rose he created the sci-fi classic to test whether audiences could still engage in traditional myth-sharing.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Vader Originally Not Lukeâs Father?

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Vader Originally Not Luke’s Father?

Brian Cronin uses the Force to uncover whether the original draft of "The Empire Strikes Back" depicted a vastly different Skywalker family tree.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: George Lucas' "The Star Wars" #2

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: George Lucas' "The Star Wars" #2

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR has an exclusive preview from a different galaxy, far, far away in "The Star Wars" #2, adapted from George Lucas' original story by Jonathan Rinzler and Mike Mayhew, on sale Oct. 2.

PREVIEW: Lucas' Original Screenplay Reimagined in "The Star Wars"

PREVIEW: Lucas' Original Screenplay Reimagined in "The Star Wars"

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an advance look at J.W. Rinzler & Mike Mayhew's "The Star Wars"#1, the official adaptation of George Lucas' original "Star Wars" screenplay, on sale Sept. 4!

SDCC: Dark Horse's "Star Wars" Comics - Here and Now

SDCC: Dark Horse's "Star Wars" Comics - Here and Now

The creative teams behind Dark Horse Comics' popular line of 'Star Wars' comics gathered at Comic-Con International to preview what's about to arrive from a galaxy far, far away!

Starkiller Lights Up His Lazersword in J.W. Rinzler's "The Star Wars"

Starkiller Lights Up His Lazersword in J.W. Rinzler's "The Star Wars"

J.W. Rinzler spoke with CBR News about adapting George Lucas' original "Star Wars" screenplay for Dark Horse Comics, bringing a new cast of characters to life and the alternate world that is "The Star Wars."

EXCLUSIVE: J.W. Rinzler Explores Lucas' Original Concept In "The Star Wars"

EXCLUSIVE: J.W. Rinzler Explores Lucas' Original Concept In "The Star Wars"

In a candid, spoiler-filled interview, writer J.W. Rinzler discusses and artist Mike Mayhew's Dark Horse Comics adaption of George Lucas' original concept for his blockbuster multimedia franchise, "The Star Wars."

Movie Legends Revealed: Alternate Ending For "Raiders of the Lost Ark?"

Movie Legends Revealed: Alternate Ending For "Raiders of the Lost Ark?"

Kicking off his new weekly feature for SPINOFF ONLINE, CSBG's Brian Cronin examines the enduring belief that an alternate ending was filmed for "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt Will Write "Star Wars: Episode VII"

Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt Will Write "Star Wars: Episode VII"

Lucasfilm has quickly confirmed that Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Toy Story 3," will pen "Star Wars: Episode VII," set to arrive in 2015.

Did Disney Buy Lucasfilm for the Wrong Reasons?

Did Disney Buy Lucasfilm for the Wrong Reasons?

Disney has made it clear the purchase of Lucasfilm on October 30 was for Star Wars and Star Wars alone. SPINOFF asks if this was a short-sighted reason.

In Your Face Jam - 10/31/2012

In Your Face Jam - 10/31/2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York resident Brett White finds it difficult to get worked up over yesterday's announcement of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm.

Joss Whedon Does "Star Wars:" Good Idea or the Best Idea?

Joss Whedon Does "Star Wars:" Good Idea or the Best Idea?

With Marvel's "The Avengers" directed by Joss Whedon opening tomorrow, May the 4th, SPINOFF's Graeme McMillan wonders why the filmmaker hasn't been given the reins to "Star Wars."

Legendary "Star Wars" Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Dies

Legendary "Star Wars" Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Dies

Ralph McQuarrie, the famed concept artist for the first three "Star Wars" films, helping to create such iconic characters as Darth Vader, R2-D2 and C-3PO, passed away over the weekend at age 82.

George Lucas Says Han Never Shot First

George Lucas Says Han Never Shot First

Ahead of the 3D release of "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace," George Lucas tweaks some of the saga’s outspoken fans by setting the record straight: Greedo always shot first.

Could "Star Wars: Underworld" Have a Time-Travel Premise?

Could "Star Wars: Underworld" Have a Time-Travel Premise?

A new rumor has emerged with a potentially major detail about the storyline of "Star Wars: Underworld," the much-discussed, and currently shelved, live-action TV series. SPINOFF has details.

"Star Wars" Getting Edited Again? Good!

"Star Wars" Getting Edited Again? Good!

With all the furor and outrage over even more changes being made to the Star Wars movies for the Blu-ray editions, SPINOFF's Graeme McMillan shares his thoughts on why this is a good thing.

Pop! - 12/1/2010

Pop! - 12/1/2010

In the latest POP!, George and Lucasfilm's J.W. Rinzler discussed the newly released "Star Wars Art: Visions" which features the Star Wars universe as seen through the eyes of many comic book, pop and other artists.

Remembering Al Williamson

Remembering Al Williamson

With his passing, Al Williamson left behind a legacy that will continue to live on well into the future. We spoke with Mark Schultz, George Lucas and others about their personal and professional memories of the artist.

SPINOFF: Indiana Jones to Return Again?

SPINOFF: Indiana Jones to Return Again?

Rumors are swirling that Harrison Ford will team with George Lucas and Steven Spielberg for a fifth big-screen installment of the popular "Indiana Jones" franchise, taking on the Bermuda Triangle. SPINOFF has details.

PRESS RELEASE: George Lucas awarded Comic-Con Icon Award

PRESS RELEASE: Padmé, C-3PO debut on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: The CBR Review

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: The CBR Review

CBR's Emmett Furey brings you a spoiler-laden review of the first new Indy adventure in 20 years, "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," opening everywhere May 22. Has Indy truly returned to fortune and glory? Read on....

PRESS RELEASE: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" trailer debut announced

Pop! - 4/13/2008

Pop! - 4/13/2008

In the latest edition of POP!, George Khoury takes a look at the heart of Generation X's greatest mythology, "Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope," it's contributions to pop culture, film making and so much more.

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