It’s time for Forbes to break out this year’s Celebrity 100 list… And this year, George Lucas comes in at #46. He wasn’t on 2007′s list, but he was #15 in 2006 and #4 in 2005.
Other ranking geek idols include
J.K. Rowling (#9,) Steven Spielberg (#13,) Stephen King (#34,) Keira Knightley (#47,) Daniel Radcliffe (#64,) Cate Blanchett (#77) and Tina Fey (#99.)
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Quite a few tidbits about Star Wars people in the news:
Keira Knightley ( Sabe) is about ready to give up acting. Millions of fanboys flock to counseling for support.
Masi Oka, a former ILM-er, almost did the same thing before a gig on a little show called Heroes came along.
Natalie Portman ( Padme Amidala) is apparently going in the opposite direction by playing two roles in her upcoming film Goya’s Ghosts.
Carrie Fisher ( Princess Leia) didn’t seem to care much. She just enjoyed having lunch with hairy creatures and robots.
And someone who might be a bit too busy to do any acting for a while is
Keisha Castle-Hughes ( Queen Apailana), who gave birth to a little girl on April 25th.
No more But is anyone really expecting a fourth movie anyway? More importantly, the release date for Pirates for Keira Knightley. At Worlds End is currently set as May 25th, 2007, which is right smack in the middle of Celebration IV. Will CJers have to pack their pirate finery as well?
Costumes from Also, if you happen to be in or near Los Angeles in the next few months, the Fashion Insitute of Design & Merchandising is The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. displaying costumes from several 2005 releases, including ROTS, Serenity, King Kong, The Corpse Bride, and others. (via The Daily Digest)
This is the infamous cover shoot that Rachel McAdams walked out of and really… Can you blame her? The creepy (clothed) guy that replaced her is Tom Ford, the issue’s guest editor. Vanity Fair has Scarlett Johansson and Keira Knightley naked on the latest cover.
Paradox now controls Robert E. Howard film rights. Come on, is the world really clamoring for more Conan?
Ewan McGregor to star as one of Hitchcock’s leading men in biopic of the director.