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Star Wars Creator George Lucas’ $1Billion Museum

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Star Wars creator George Lucas will open his ambitious $1 billion Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles.

The 72-year-old filmmaker has finally found a home for his passion project after experiencing several location setbacks.

George Lucas/Credit: bangshowbiz.com
George Lucas/Credit: bangshowbiz.com




After abandoning plans to build the museum in his wife Mellody Hobson’s native Chicago, Illinois last year (16), he also considered the San Francisco Bay area as a potential site, but Los Angeles has won out, and the Exposition Park neighbourhood near the director’s alma mater University of Southern California is now the official home of the Lucas MNA.

 George Lucas/ Credit: WENN.com
George Lucas/
Credit: WENN.com

Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti couldn’t be happier about the forthcoming arrival of “a new jewel” in the metropolis, noting the museum will “soon bring unrivalled opportunities to be immersed in stories told on canvas and celluloid”.

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George Lucas/ Credit shutterstock.com




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