Director George Lucas set to marry

Updated: 04 January 2013 08:20

Star Wars creator George Lucas is set to get married.

Star Wars creator George Lucas is set to get married.

A representative for the 68-year-old director told The Hollywood Reporter that Lucas is engaged to DreamWorks animation chairman Mellody Hobson.

The couple have been dating since 2006 and this is the first marriage for 43-year-old Hobson.

Lucas was previously married to film editor Marcia Lou Griffin. The pair adopted their daughter Amanda during their marriage and Lucas went on to adopt twice more.