11 Updates
George Lucas marries again
Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

George Lucas marries again

Jun 24 2013, 8:17pm CDT | by

Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Filmmaker George Lucas has married his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson.

Los Angeles, June 25 — Filmmaker George Lucas has married his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson. They exchanged vows at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. The guest list had fellow movie...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos


1 year ago

George Lucas marries again

Jun 24 2013, 8:17pm CDT | by

Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Filmmaker George Lucas has married his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson.

Los Angeles, June 25 — Filmmaker George Lucas has married his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson.

They exchanged vows at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago.

The guest list had fellow movie director Ron Howard and actor Samuel L. Jackson, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

After the wedding, Jackson took to Twitter and posted: "Let's give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his bride Melody on this their wedding day!! Congrats!."

Even Howard congratulated the newlyweds on his Twitter page.

He tweeted: "George Lucas Melody Hobson wedding was joy to behold Bill Moyers service was beautiful, nothing short of profound. Congrats Mr. & Mrs. Lucas (sic."

Lucas, who also has three adopted children, and businesswoman Hobson, 44, met in 2006 and got engaged in January this year.


Source: IANS


1 day ago

Did Game of Thrones Author George RR Martin Have a Hand in Creating Chewbacca?

Aug 30 2014 2:44pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

A new discovery suggests Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin may have unwittingly helped create everyone's favourite Wookie (sorry, Tarfful).The likes of Reddit and Slashfilm have compiled some pretty compelling evidence for the idea that an illustration done for one of Martin's short stories way back in 1975 was used by Ralph McQuarrie as the basis for Chewbacca's concept art.Let's start at the beginning. Back ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!


3 days ago

THX to Open Beijing Office

Aug 29 2014 2:23am CDT | Source: Variety

THX, the cinema certification and standard business founded by George Lucas, is to open a Beijing corporate office. ...
Source: Variety   Full article at: Variety


3 days ago

David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, 'True Detective,' and Collaborating With Kanye West

Aug 28 2014 9:51pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

The acclaimed auteur behind Twin Peaks, Eraserhead, Mulholland Drive, and countless other classics on the David Lynch Foundation, TM, and how cable TV is the new arthouse.Much of today’s television landscape has been shaped by the work of the inimitable David Lynch. True Detective, The Killing, Broadchurch—you name it—wouldn’t have materialized if not for Twin Peaks, his supernatural serial drama that debuted in 1990.But, it’s been eight years since the ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!


5 days ago

12 (5) of the Most Distracting Extras in Movie History

Aug 26 2014 7:47pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Background actors, also known as extras, have one of the most important jobs on a film shoot. They contribute to the overall believability of a scene while making it easier for filmmakers to control a set or location. But sometimes, extras draw attention to themselves—either intentionally or unintentionally—and break the main focus of the scene.1. STAR WARSWhen Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Chewbacca are trapped in one of the trash compacters on the Death Star, a group o ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!


1 week ago

A Maverick Director, At Home On The Range

Aug 21 2014 2:34am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Robert Rodriguez's newest film, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For, is about to hit theaters — it's a 3-D crime thriller based on the Frank Miller's graphic novel series, laden with booze, broads and bullets. But Rodriguez has also made comedic spaghetti Westerns, vampire flicks and four Spy Kids movies, about a young brother-sister duo of super sleuths — all from his home base in Austin, Texas. Though he's been in and out of Hollywood recently, putting the finishing touc ...
Source: WNYC Music   Full article at: WNYC Music


2 weeks ago

Star Wars Scene Maker App

Aug 18 2014 12:30am CDT | Source: CBS Philly

By Chris Morris PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - On today’s APP-tastic and outta SITE – Star Wars Scene Maker. The Force might be with you – but what about editing skills? Star Wars Scene Maker lets you create your own scenes from George Lucas’ universe, using your favorite charcters and taking control of the action. You can even add your own dialogue and credits, which truly personalizes the experien ...
Source: CBS Philly   Full article at: CBS Philly


3 weeks ago

Michael Bay Is The Antichrist: A Review of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Aug 8 2014 7:18pm CDT | Source: The Superficial

Last week, I missed a significant chunk of Guardians of The Galaxy thanks to pure death violently escaping my body. And yet what I did get to see in a fevered, anxious fugue was still light years beyond Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in every possible way. If Guardians was a throwback to classic 80s adventures like Star Wars, Raiders of The Lost Ark, Buckaroo Banzai, and The Last Starfighter, Teenage Mut ...
Source: The Superficial   Full article at: The Superficial


3 weeks ago

Female Lead Gamora Missing From ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Team Merchandise

Aug 7 2014 4:25pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

In this installment of “Please Take My Money, Disney,” we take a look at Disney/Marvel’s newest film, Guardians Of The Galaxy, which is currently soaring at the box office and has jumped to the top of everyone’s list of favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe movies.When people dig an action-packed, scifi superhero movie like this — one that has a cool, funny hero (Star-Lord); a badass, gorgeous leading lady (Gamora); a wise-cracking, gun-toting raccoon (Rocket); a sensitive muscle man ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!


4 weeks ago

At Skywalker Ranch, the 'Force' of George Lucas is everywhere

Aug 2 2014 8:01pm CDT | Source: Art Daily

George Lucas, the man behind the mega-successful interplanetary saga "Star Wars," may well have retired, but his spirit looms large at the famous Skywalker Ranch. The creator of Luke, Leia, Indiana Jones and Darth Vader bought the property in 1978 with proceeds from his first blockbuster hit, "Star Wars" to realize his dream of creating a haven for filmmaking outside Hollywood, at a cost of around $100 million, according to the Wall Stree ...
Source: Art Daily   Full article at: Art Daily


6 weeks ago

Secrets of the Creative Brain

Jul 18 2014 3:48pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Neuroscientist and literary scholar Nancy C. Andreasen tries to answer the question: If high IQ does not indicate creative genius, then where does the trait come from, and why is it so often accompanied by mental illness? Andreasen has studied the neuroscience of mental illness and has worked with many gifted subjects, including Kurt Vonnegut, John Irving, and John Cheever, from the Iowa Writers' Workshop to investigate ...
Source: WNYC Music   Full article at: WNYC Music


Don't miss ...


<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.


blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Caffeinated 'energy' drinks bad for heart
London, Sep 1 (IANS) "Energy" drinks which are so popular during physical exercise and even otherwise among children and younger adults can cause heart problems, a research shows.
Miley Cyrus still loves Liam Hemsworth
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus says she still has strong feelings for her ex-fiance Liam Hemsworth, with whom she parted ways last year.
Shun coffee and switch to tea for healthy heart
London, Sep 1 (IANS) If you have to choose between tea or coffee, it is probably better to drink tea for its antioxidant benefits.
Lance Bass proposes to Michael Turchin again
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Former 'N Sync member Lance Bass proposed to his fiance Michael Turchin again, a year after the couple first got engaged.

Latest from the Network

Double podium for Reddy in Formula Renault
Snetterton (England), Sep 1 (IANS) Young Indian driver Tarun Reddy achieved his best racing weekend with a double podium finish in the UK Formula Renault Championship by finishing second, third and fourth here. The 16...
Read more on Sport Balla
IS committing crimes against humanity in Iraq: UN
Geneva, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Violence carried out by militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation in Iraq, including murders, executions, abduction, sexual violence and torture, amount to crimes against...
Read more on Politics Balla
Iran vows to free Al-Aqsa mosque from Israel
Tehran, Sep 1 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Monday vowed to liberate the Al-Aqsa mosque in the old city of Jerusalem from the Israeli forces and spare no efforts to help the Palestinian people, state-owned...
Read more on Politics Balla
200,000 Indians granted Saudi visas in one month
Riyadh, Sep 1 (IANS) More than 200,000 Indians, mostly domestic helpers and labourers, were granted visas by Saudi authorities in one month, an official said Monday. "Since we resumed bringing in Indian workers at the...
Read more on Politics Balla
Number of SAARC regional centres to be slashed
Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) SAARC member states have agreed to bring down the number of the association's regional centres from 11 to five in order to end the duplication of work and to reduce expenditure. A meeting of...
Read more on Politics Balla
Now, 'electronic nose' to detect diarrhoea
London, Sep 1 (IANS) In what could lead to faster diagnosis of diarrhoea and stomach cramps, researchers have developed an "electronic nose" that can sniff the highly infectious bacteria that causes these diseases....
Read more on Business Balla
Japan has committed $35-bn investment in India: Modi
Tokyo, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday signalled a new era of ties with Japan and welcomed the commitment made by his host and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to invest $35 billion in India over the...
Read more on Politics Balla
Indian in UAE unable to pay bills, hospital says go home
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS) An uninsured Indian man has run up more than $160,000 in medical bills after he suffered a brain haemorrhage and spent about six months in an Abu Dhabi hospital, a media report said. The...
Read more on Politics Balla
Abe wants 'special strategic' ties with India
Tokyo, Sep 1 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday said ties with India should be elevated to a "special strategic partnership". "We have to fundamentally improve our ties in every field to elevate our...
Read more on Politics Balla
New blood test to reliably detect TB
London, Sep 1 (IANS) A new blood test has been developed to provide a fast and accurate tool to diagnose tuberculosis in children. About one million children develop tuberculosis (TB) globally each year but detecting...
Read more on Business Balla