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George Lucas Chooses Chicago for New Art Museum

June 24, 2014 | 4:43 pm

George Lucas Chooses Chicago for New Art Museum

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Months after the Presidio Trust rejected museum proposal, filmmaker chooses site in wife’s hometown.

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San Francisco Mayor Lee Offers George Lucas a Waterfront Museum Site

May 29, 2014 | 5:14 pm

San Francisco Mayor Lee Offers George Lucas a Waterfront Museum Site

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On the Embarcadero, the site is situated between the Bay Bridge and the Giants baseball stadium.

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Presidio Trust Rejects Lucas Proposal for Cultural Museum

February 4, 2014 | 6:00 am

Presidio Trust Rejects Lucas Proposal for Cultural Museum

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Filmmaker says he’s considering offers from elsewhere to house his visual storytelling collection.

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Gamers Mourn as LucasArts Gets Zapped

April 3, 2013 | 3:14 pm

Gamers Mourn as LucasArts Gets Zapped

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For fans of such LucasArts games as “Star Wars,” the empire struck back on Wednesday — the Disney empire, that is. Reports spread rapidly that LucasArts, based in San Francisco’s Presidio, had ceased production of games, laying off 150 people, according to multiple sources. Game studio LucasArts is part of Lucasfilm, which Disney bought from […]

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October 30, 2012 | 2:30 pm

Video: George Lucas Discusses Disney Sale and Making New Star Wars Movies

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The Empire has expanded. First Disney reanimated itself with Pixar. Then it snared Marvel in its web. And now, it, umm, did something… Star Warsy by buying Lucasfilm. Here’s a video of George Lucas and new Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy discussing the deal. In the video, Lucas says he’s stepping down because he doesn’t want […]

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