CHICAGO (AP) — The addition of 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas' museum of art and movie memorabilia to Chicago will give the city a museum campus as impressive as the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday.
Shakespeare meets Lucas
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel is using everything but Jedi mind tricks to persuade "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to put his planned museum of art and movie memorabilia in Chicago.
Bard meets Boba
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
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The Internet felt a great disturbance in the force when the Walt Disney Co. announced it had bought Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion. People were stunned when Disney also announced another three Star Wars films, with the first being slotted for release in 2015.
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GARY | Quentin Smith describes the new George Lucas film "Red Tails" as "a movie meant to keep an important story and message alive for future generations to know and learn from."
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith, of Gary, attends an advanced screening of George Lucas' "Red Tails."
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