Disney to make new 'Star Wars' movies, buy Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion from George Lucas

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A decade after George Lucas said “Star Wars” was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy is destined for theaters as The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that it was buying Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion.

The seventh movie, with a working title of “Episode 7,” is set for release in 2015. Episodes 8 and 9 will follow. The new trilogy will carry the story of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia beyond “Return of the Jedi,” the third film released and the sixth in the saga. After that, Disney plans a new “Star Wars” movie every two or three years. Lucas will serve as creative consultant in the new movies. More

Disney Acquires LucasFilm


walt-disney-company-logo-1Global leader in high-quality family lucasfilmlogoentertainment 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. More

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G4 to End Attack of the Show and X-Play

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Arnold And ‘Conan The Barbarian’ Reunited: Universal Reboots Action Franchise With Schwarzenegger

By MIKE FLEMING ~Deadline.com 

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'Superman: Earth One Vol. 2': Will the Man of Steel quit? — EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK

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RESERVOIR DOGS AND PULP FICTION RETURN TO CINEMAS THIS DECEMBER – A TARANTINO XX EVENT

Miramax, NCM® Fathom Events and IGN Host Two Nights of  Quentin Tarantino’s Most Iconic Films in Select Theaters Nationwide

Santa Monica, Calif. & Centennial, Colo. – October 23, 2012 – Celebrating Quentin Tarantino’s filmmaking career spanning two decades, Miramax, NCM® Fathom and IGN present two of his most acclaimed works “Reservoir Dogs” and “Pulp Fiction,” each in theaters for only one night this December. “Tarantino XX: ‘Reservoir Dogs’ 20th Anniversary Eventwill hit select movie theaters nationwide on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. local time, and “Tarantino XX: ‘Pulp Fiction’ Event will follow two days later on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 p.m. local time, with matinees in select markets. Each cinema event will include a special feature showcasing Tarantino’s 20-year career and a selection of hand-picked movie trailers from films that inspired him as a filmmaker.

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30 Nights of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Another Horror mashup debuting from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on Jan. 8, the movie stars Kathryn Flore, Flip Schultz and French Stewart and was written and directed by Craig Moss.

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