Now, in a move worthy of a Star Wars saga, the famous filmmaker struck back with an audacious plan:
Norimitsu Onishi of The New York Times reports: Link (Photo: Wikipedia)
... after spending years and millions of dollars, Mr. Lucas abruptly canceled plans recently for the third, and most likely last, major expansion, citing community opposition. An emotional statement posted online said Lucasfilm would build instead in a place “that sees us as a creative asset, not as an evil empire.”
If the announcement took Marin by surprise, it was nothing compared with what came next. Mr. Lucas said he would sell the land to a developer to bring “low income housing” here.