Star Wars creator George Lucas has chosen Los Angeles as the home for his $1 billion museum that will feature items from his personal collection.

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To be known as the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, it's scheduled to open on May 4th of 2020, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who helped sway the filmmaker to choose L.A. over San Francisco for its home.

An artist rendering of the museum, which will be located near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Exposition Park, shows the facility looking like a space ship out of Star Wars.

However, Garcetti said that "this is not a Star Wars museum. This is a collection of narrative art in a city that has the best storytellers and storymakers in the world. The best collection of Norman Rockwell paintings on Earth. Works from R. Crumb." (The Hollywood Reporter)


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Photo: Lucas Museum