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The force is definitely with George Lucas. In the almost 50 years since he studied film at the University of Southern California and trekked to the coffeehouse-lined streets of San Francisco as a young film novice to watch short art house movies, Lucas has managed to amass a $3.2 billion empire. With a plethora of major motion picture directing credits to his name, and a diverse resume—which includes everything from writing and producing some of the most successful sci-fi films of all time to serving as the chairman and CEO of his own production company—the jack-of-all-trades has more than cemented his place in Hollywood history. On the heels of his latest labor of love, Red Tails and the recent 3D theatrical re-release of Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace, BlackEnterprise.com Decodes the box office titan’s illustrious film career, philanthropic efforts and examines why the mastermind behind the first big budget all-Black action movie is no accidental billionaire. —Shydel James

George Lucas Decoded: Four Decades of Hollywood Domination

A breakdown of the movie mastermind and his $3-plus billion fortune

Responsible for the epic Star Wars film franchise, George Lucas has built a billion-dollar brand…

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Oscars Go Big & Small With ‘Avatar,’ ‘Hurt Locker’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Avatar” is a dreamy space fantasy that has made more…

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‘Avatar’ Tops Box Office For Sixth-straight Week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Cameron’s “Avatar” is on a course to sink “Titanic” at…

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‘Avatar’ Gets 8 Noms For British Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Sci-fi extravaganza ‘Avatar,’ Iraq drama “The Hurt Locker” and coming-of-age story “An…

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