George Lucas

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Fifth Indiana Jones movie releases first trailer and title
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, in theaters June 2023, sees Harrison Ford reprising his role as the hero archaeologist

Adrian Horton

01, Dec, 2022 @10:54 PM

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‘David Bowie had seven pairs of socks down his tights’: Warwick Davis on reboots, relationships and rock stars
George Lucas wrote Willow for Warwick Davis after seeing him play an Ewok in Star Wars. As the actor returns as the baby-saving sorcerer, he talks about Val Kilmer pep talks, the Harry Potter shoot – and channelling a Ricky Gervais sitcom

Stuart Heritage

25, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Will we ever see a Star Wars movie again, or has the saga ditched the big screen for ever?
A huge slate of Disney+ releases suggests the franchise is retreating from the multiplex – but a Mandalorian movie may prove the theory wrong

Ben Child

16, Sep, 2022 @1:01 PM

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Why there’s no way back for George Lucas’ alien-contact Indiana Jones storyline
Lucas chose poorly by insisting extraterrestrials turned up in Crystal Skull – but his obsession is far from unique in Hollywood

Ben Child

15, Jul, 2022 @10:17 AM

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‘Frankly it blew my mind’: how Tron changed cinema – and predicted the future of tech
From cyberspace to AI, Steven Lisberger’s 1982 sci-fi classic was way ahead of its time. The team behind it explain how they made a game-changer

Steve Rose

05, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Colin Cantwell obituary
Artist and designer who created spaceships, stations and vehicles, including the X-wing starfighter, for the Star Wars films

Anthony Hayward

02, Jun, 2022 @1:47 PM

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‘Redemption is a powerful concept’: Hayden Christensen on Star Wars and daring to return as Darth Vader
When he first portrayed Darth Vader in the much-panned Star Wars prequels 20 years ago, fans vented their anger at him. So why is he risking more in a new TV series? He talks about George Lucas, the pressures of fame and his love of bulldozers

Chris Godfrey

23, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Colin Cantwell, Star Wars designer behind the X-Wing and Death Star, dies aged 90
The creator behind several iconic Star Wars ships also worked on 2001: A Space Odyssey and assisted in broadcasting the 1969 moon landing

Sian Cain and agencies

23, May, 2022 @2:15 AM

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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments
Coalition of author groups call for Disney to pay outstanding royalties owed to writers of novels and comics including Star Wars, Alien and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series it now owns

Alison Flood

28, Apr, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Racist trolls may think they own Star Wars, but the saga's diversity issues are not cut and dried
The social media harassment of Kelly Marie Tran was abominable, but it’s not fair to say that racism is baked into the epic franchise’s core

Ben Child

05, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Hear me out: why The Phantom Menace isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending maligned movies is a plea to revisit George Lucas’s loathed first Star Wars prequel

Luke Holland

15, Jan, 2021 @6:55 AM

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Star Wars author appeals to Disney in fight over royalties
Alan Dean Foster claims media giant has not paid him royalties for his books after acquiring Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox

Alison Flood

19, Nov, 2020 @2:08 PM

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