By Jackie Willis
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:
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:
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.