"Star Wars" guru George Lucas and his girlfriend of seven years, businesswoman Mellody Hobson, are finally tying the knot, reports HuffPost Celebrity.
Hurricane Sandy dominated the national news this week as the storm hammered the East Coast, leaving billions of dollars worth of damage.
On the entertainment front, it was all about “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2” as the stars stepped out to promote the film in the US.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart weren’t the only stars in the spotlight this week; George Lucas, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift also made headlines.
Catch up on this week’s biggest stories below.
“Star Wars” has a new home at Disney! The company announced plans to buy Lucasfilms for a whopping $4.05 billion, and will release a new “Star Wars” Episode 7 film by 2015, reports NBC.
This weekend's box office winner is Kate Beckinsale's sequel, "Underworld: Awakening," which earned $25.4 million, followed closely by George Lucas' wholly self-financed "Red Tails," cashing in at $19.1 million.
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May the force be with the "Today Show!"
The "Today Show" crew celebrated Halloween by dressing as characters from "Star Wars" on Friday morning.
Hoda Kotb dressed as Yoda, Natalie Morales as Queen Amidala, Kathie Lee Gifford as C-3PO, Meredith Vieira as Princess Leia, Matt Lauer as Luke Skywalker, Al Roker as Han Solo and Ann Curry as Darth Vader for the annual "Halloween on the Plaza."
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas and the team at Lucasfilm helped the anchors with their costumes and provided real props from the films -- they even sent along 8-foot-tall Chewbacca!
"Extra" wants to know -- Who wore the best costume?
Grab your fedora, whip and archaeologist garb -- Indiana Jones is ready for his next big screen adventure!
Harrison Ford told France's Le Figaro that he's ready to reprise his role as the outspoken professor-turned-hero for the fifth time -- if the script is right. "The story for the new 'Indiana Jones' is in the process of taking form," Ford explained. "Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and myself are agreed on what the fifth adventure will concern, and George is actively at work. If the script is good, I'll be very happy to put the costume on again."
In June, Harrison's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" co-star Shia LaBeouf -- who played Indiana's son Mutt in the film -- confirmed that Spielberg was hard at work on the next Indy installment, telling the BBC, "Steven's just said that he's cracked the story."
"Crystal Skull" has earned nearly $800M worldwide.