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  1. Chicago Gets George Lucas Museum

    3:34 pm 6/24/2014

    San Francisco and Los Angeles both sought the museum of art and movie artifacts for which the "Star Wars" creator has pledged his collection and $700 million. Read more

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  2. Jim Nelson, Who Helped Build ILM for George Lucas and 'Star Wars,' Dies at 81

    10:21 am 6/22/2014

    The sound editor, producer and postproduction guru also worked on such films as "The Last Picture Show," "Badlands" and "The China Syndrome" and on dozens of TV shows.Read more

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  3. 'Boyhood': Why Richard Linklater Owns His New Movie

    10:00 am 6/19/2014

    The director sacrificed his usual low-seven-figure upfront fee to share the copyright in his 12-years-in-the-making movie, as financial transparency improves in the industry and Hollywood's take-the-money-and-run mentality shifts.Read more

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  4. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Ramps Ups Social Media Campaign to Win Lucas Museum

    12:28 pm 6/17/2014

    Garcetti on Tuesday urged supporters to join the crowd speak network Thunderclap to urge George Lucas to build his cultural arts museum in Los Angeles.Read more

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  5. Tribeca: Disney Chief Offers Updates on 'Frozen,' 'Pirates' Sequels at Bloomberg Breakfast

    12:03 pm 4/22/2014

    Alan Horn says the studio is focused on transferring its animated mega-hit to the Broadway stage.Read more

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  6. Q&A: 'Jodorowsky's Dune' Explores the Unmade Space Epic That Paved the Way for 'Star Wars'

    2:11 pm 3/21/2014

    Director Frank Pavich explains how the trippy and artful masterpiece would have changed the course of Hollywood blockbusters forever.Read more

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  7. George Lucas, USC School of Cinematic Arts Installs New Endowed Chairs

    3:35 pm 3/14/2014

    The endowed chairs focus on cinematic design, visual effects and production design.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Mourns Former Academy President Tom Sherak

    6:39 pm 1/28/2014

    UPDATED: George Lucas called Sherak "an honorary Jedi master," as actors, producers, politicians and Hollywood execs expressed their messages of sympathy upon the passing of the industry great, who died Tuesday at 68. Read more

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  9. Adaptation of Stop-Motion Classic 'Jason and the Argonauts' to Hit the Wallis Annenberg Center

    10:43 am 1/21/2014

    The play, starring Tim Settle and Neil Thomas in 23 different roles, opens Jan. 23 and runs through Feb. 2.Read more

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  10. Early George Lucas Contract Reveals $2,500 Payday (Photo)

    8:00 am 10/18/2013

    Warner Bros. paid the then-unknown director in weekly installments for 1971's "THX 1138."Read more

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