“Star Wars” creator George Lucas married his long-time girlfriend Mellody Hobson at his Skywalker ranch in California over the weekend. It’s the second wedding for the 69-year-old Lucas, who was married to film editor Marcia Lucas from 1969 to 1983. It is the first marriage for 44-year-old Hobson who is an investment firm president and an analyst for CBS News.
His son Jett was his best man and his daughters, Katie and Amanda, served as bridesmaids, Huffington wrote. It was the first marriage for 44-year-old Hobson.
Last October, the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, sold his production company Lucasfilm Ltd. to Walt Disney Co for $4.05 billion.
Since then Disney has announced plans for three new “Star Wars” films for the big screen which will be made in Britain and a new animated series to air on television in 2014
Lucas’s second wedding was officiated by U.S. journalist Bill Moyers and was attended by friends and family including fellow filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Van Morrison flew in to perform at the reception.