George Lucas

When Will Disney Build a Star Wars Land?

Disney hosted its D23 fan club expo over the weekend, and while Star Wars fans had hopes for major news, little was revealed about its plans for the iconic sci-fi franchise.

'Star Wars' Spinoffs Will Make Lucasfilm Even Bigger for Disney

Disney CEO Robert Iger told CNBC on Tuesday that his company didn't shell out $4 billion to buy Lucasfilm to merely put out a new "Stars Wars" movie every other year: Disney is also working on other theatrical properties based on "Star Wars" characters.

Disney to Buy "Star Wars" Producer for $4.05 Billion

Walt Disney has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the "Star Wars" franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a blockbuster deal that adds one of the most beloved franchises in entertainment history to Disney's lineup.

Pop Quiz: Who's Funding Obama and Romney?

Major corporations are pouring a lot of money into political campaigns this year: The stores you shop in, the shoes you wear, and even the movies you watch may be helping to elect your next president. But which brands, and for which candidate? Take our quiz and find out!

Cars 2's John Lasseter: Getting Fired Drove Him Forward

What can a man like Pixar genius John Lasseter, whose movies have made billions, teach us regular folks about the troubles of workaday life? Turns out, Lasseter has shared one rite of passage that too many of us have been through recently: He was fired -- from his dream job.