More than eight years after his death, he’s still making headlines. This time? Because he apparently auditioned for the role of a Jedi Master
Hundreds braved the undesirable weather for a chance to be cast in a role in the upcoming film
Linda Ronstadt says she suffers from Parkinson's disease, which has robbed her ability to sing.
Oscar-winning composer John Williams is to return to score Star Wars: Episode VII, it has been announced.
Gallery: Accompanied by Star Wars music attendees slice and parry around the dance studio clutching neon-glowing lightsabers.
The company behind the Star Wars franchise has revealed it is postponing the scheduled releases of Episodes II and III in 3D.
Is the director leaving Starfleet to boldly go to a galaxy far, far away?
Statement says the White House is keen to emphasise its belief in galactic peace, saying that it does not support the blowing up of other planets
It is the loyalty of Star Wars fans that Disney has spent big bucks to purchase
Fans can look forward to Episode 7 in the sci-fi franchise with George Lucas as consultant
Former BioWare producer Rich Vogel to head development at new studio
Director reverses changes he made for 20th anniversary DVD
This week an unknown US author, Amanda Hocking, joins an elite literary club alongside just 11 others – including Stieg Larsson, James Patterson and Nora Roberts – by racking up her millionth Kindle sale. Unknown is, of course, a relative term in this case (no one can shift that many books by remaining anonymous) but Hocking is unusual because she has sold all of her books via Amazon's electronic Kindle reader. Entirely self-published, her first physical book does not reach traditional bookshops until January.
A self-publishing fantasy writer has become an e-book phenomenon
A stunning teaser can make a mediocre film look like a classic, but what are the vital ingredients when making one? David Crookes finds out why a pop song can be just as key as a classy voiceover
Forty years on, Peter Bogdanovich's The Last Picture Show is still a moving portrayal of teenage life in small-town America, says Geoffrey Macnab