'Star Wars' Creator George Lucas Weds!
By JACKIE WILLIS
June 24, 2013
It wasn't in a galaxy far, far away, but Star Wars creator George Lucas did say his Earthly "I do's" to his longtime love Mellody Hobson this weekend.
The two were married on Saturday night at the filmmaker's Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, Calif., People confirms, and his famous friends were eager to share the news via Twitter.
Director Ron Howard tweeted:
George Lucas Melody Hobson wedding was joy to behold Bill Moyers service was beautiful, nothing short of profound. Congrats Mr&Mrs Lucas— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) June 24, 2013
Actor Samuel L. Jackson, who played Mace Windu in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, also wrote via Twitter:
Let's give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his Bride Melodie on This their WEDDING DAY!! Congrats!!!!!!— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) June 22, 2013
Lucas, 69, and Hobson, 44, got engaged this past January after dating since 2006. This is the second marriage for Lucas, who was with film editor Marcia Lucas from 1969 until 1983.