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    Monday November 4, 2019
  • The Force is Strong with Star Wars Kabuki in November of 2019

    Actor Ichikawa Ebizō XI directs and stars in one-day production mixing traditional kabuki with modern video technology

    In anticipation of the release of Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker in December, celebrated kabuki actor and notorious Star Wars fan Ichikawa Ebizō XI is directing and starring in Star Wars Kabuki, a special one-day kabuki performance that combines traditional techniques and modern video technology to propel play-goers into the universe of Star Wars. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday November 2, 2012
  • George Lucas Giving the Bulk of $4.05B Lucasfilm Buyout to Charity

    "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" creator focusing on philanthropy after selling Lucasfilm to Disney

    George Lucas has done a lot of good--he gave us Star Wars and worked alongside Steven Spielberg to bring us Indiana Jones. He's also done a lot of evil--weesa gonna remind youse of dat later. But as a person, George Lucas is a pretty swell guy--he'll be donating most of the $4.05 billion from the recent Lucasfilm buyout to charity! More after the jump!

  • Tuesday September 6, 2011
  • VIDEO: Scene Changes Scheduled for Star Wars Blu-Ray

    George Lucas Updates Star Wars for the September 16 Blu-Ray Release

    These changes include making Darth Vader less menacing, making Ewoks even creepier, giving Obi-Won auto-tune and of course, the infamous Cantina scene.