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06-02-2012, 11:50 AM
George Lucas intends to remain Lucasfilm's CEO and serve as co-chairman for at least a year, working alongside Kathleen Kennedy as she assumes her new role.


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Veteran Hollywood producer Kathleen Kennedy has been named co-chair of Lucasfilm Ltd., positioning her to succeed George Lucas atop the legendary San Francisco studio behind the"Star Wars" movies.

The move is part of a leadership transition plan as founder George Lucas, who launched the company in 1971, prepares to retire.



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