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George Lucas Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

by Krista Wick 5:21 PM PST, January 03, 2013
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Legendary filmmaker George Lucas will soon undertake a brand-new, epic endeavor: matrimony!

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The Star Wars director will soon tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. Lucas has been dating Hobson, a DreamWorks Animation chairman, since 2006.

This will be the second marriage for Lucas, 68, and the first for Hobson, 43.

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Lucas recently sold Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion in cash and stock to Disney. The first new Star Wars movie -- Star Wars: Episode 7 -- will be released in 2015.

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