Star Wars director is retiring from Hollywood George Lucas Thu-31-May-12 18:00 Share this STAR WARS creator GEORGE LUCAS is set to turn his back on Hollywood and retire to his "garage" and make small-scale, low-budget movies just for fun. After fighting with studio executives to get his war movie Red Tails distributed last year (11), the filmmaker insists he's sick of the politics of Tinseltown and is retiring. Announcing the news to film magazine Empire, Lucas says, "I'm moving away from all my businesses, I'm finishing all my obligations and I'm going to retire to my garage with my saw and hammer and build hobby movies. WENN.com You May Also Like Star Wars do Pharrell's Happy Which old age celeb has just had another baby? Mark Wahlberg turned down role in the new 'Star Wars' because he didn't understand the script Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .