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Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is ‘therapy’

Mark Hamill says he’s still grieving over Carrie Fisher’s death, but sharing memories of his late friend and co-star with fans at Star Wars Celebration is “part of the process that I need to move on.” Hamill led an hourlong tribute to Fisher on Friday evening at the event in Orlando, Florida.

George Lucas museum cliffhanger: LA or San Francisco?

SAN FRANCISCO – For nearly a decade, George Lucas has been trying to build a museum for his personal art collection. After several false starts, the filmmaker will decide in January whether to put his museum in San Francisco or Los Angeles.

Lawyer contends ‘Red Tails’ screenplay is his

An Energy Department lawyer with ties to Spokane is suing George Lucas, 20th Century Fox and other Hollywood bigwigs claiming they stole his screenplay for “Red Tails,” a movie about the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. John Dudley alleges in a federal lawsuit filed late last year that Lucas, who was an executive producer of the 2012 film, co-writers and the director ripped 80 percent of their movie from a screenplay he’d registered with the Writer’s Guild of America in 1998. That screenplay was also titled “Red Tails,” a moniker used by the African-American fighter pilot group that flew in planes with rouge-tinted tails over the skies of Africa and Italy in World War II.

‘Star Wars’ to follow others in 3-D

George Lucas watched the massive success of “Avatar” and “Alice in Wonderland” in the 3-D format and decided it was time for a return of the Jedi. “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace” will return to theaters in 3-D in 2012 and will be followed in the stereoscopic format by the five other live-action movies set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.