As owned by George Lucas.Previously owned by filmmaker George Lucas, the man behind the highly successful Star Wars movie franchise, this legendary 1948 Tucker is crossing the block at RM’s annual Amelia Island Sale next month.Lucas became a fan of the of the Tucker when he was executive producer of the 1998 film Tucker: The Man and His Dream which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starred Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen and Martin Landau.The film revived modern interest in the Tucker and has beco... read more »
This week the internet was set on fire and believe it or not, it was not due to my "Forgotten Gems" entry featuring THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP. No, it was the announcement that J.J. Abrams would be directing the next STAR WARS movie.I, for one, am still wrapping my head around the fact that we're getting more of these fucking things. Ever since Disney bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion, the reality that a new batch of STAR WARS is on the way has been upon us. The online nerd reaction to these developments ... read more »
After many days of rumours, Lucasfilm has finally confirmed the news that J.J Abrams, the man behind films such as Super 8, Star Trek or Mission Impossible has been chosen as the director for the next chapter of Star Wars.
The official statement reads as follows:
J.J. Abrams will directStar Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series ofStar Warsfilms to come from Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy. Abrams will be directing and Academy Award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the... read more »