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George Lucas (file / credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Disney Buying Lucasfilm From George Lucas, Will Release New ‘Star Wars’ Films

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015.

10/30/2012

Big & Rich

Jon Bon Jovi Plays Key Role In Big & Rich’s ‘Hillbilly Jedi’ Album And Title

What do George Lucas, Jon Bon Jovi, and country duo Big & Rich have in common? More than you might think.

09/05/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Star Wars Character?

05/14/2012

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (credit: 20th Century Fox)

New Yorkers Celebrate Star Wars Day With Lightsaber Battle At Washington Square Park

Not long from now in a park not that far away, New Yorkers will celebrate the epic science fiction saga “Star Wars” with a lightsaber battle.

05/04/2012

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at a news conference - Palo Alto, CA - May 26, 2010 - Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Pledges To Give Away Wealth

The social site’s founder was the latest to join Giving Pledge, an effort led by Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett to commit the world’s wealthiest people to step up their charitable donations.

12/09/2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Pledges To Give Away Half His Money

Forty wealthy families and individuals have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charity.

1010 WINS–08/04/2010