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NateR 10-30-2012 09:58 PM

Disney purchases Lucasfilm Ltd. - new Star Wars film in 2015
 
Pretty big news:

http://thewaltdisneycompany.com/disn...-lucasfilm-ltd

Quote:

Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary STAR WARS franchise.

Acquisition continues Disney's strategic focus on creating and monetizing the world's best branded content, innovative technology and global growth to drive long-term shareholder value.

Lucasfilm to join company's global portfolio of world class brands including Disney, ESPN, Pixar, Marvel and ABC.

STAR WARS: EPISODE 7 feature film targeted for release in 2015.
Now if you'll excuse me while I go and scrape my brain off the ceiling.

MattHughesRocks 10-31-2012 12:37 AM

I was on Lucas Film property in San Francisco not too long ago.I don't even remember why or how I ended up there or what I was even doing there :laugh: but I wonder if that will go as well.

R.I.P. Nathan :cry:

NateR 10-31-2012 12:56 AM

Ooops, I meant that last comment to imply that this announcement was so huge and came so totally out of the blue that it blew my mind. Not that I was planning to blow my brains out.

Disney and Lucasfilm have always had a work partnership ever since Star Tours opened up in 1987. So I guess if anything, I'm more comfortable with them buying it than I would be with another movie studio.

MattHughesRocks 10-31-2012 01:07 AM

Nathan is alive! :happydancing:

:laugh:

That's some crazy ass money isn't it? I don't even think I know what that means :blink:

VCURamFan 11-06-2012 04:12 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUbH1...layer_embedded

VCURamFan 11-08-2012 11:02 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...v=qJlbPXZEpRE#!

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