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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Gets 2015 Release Date

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Stars Wars: Episode VII has been scheduled for a December 18, 2015 release. Disney and LucasFilm made the announcement Thursday. Production on the film will begin in spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, approximately 20 miles west of central London. “We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star… Read more »

Darth Vader TV Specials Arriving In 2014

Darth Vader TV Series Specials

Disney is moving full speed ahead with its recent acquisition of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise. According to information provided to Star Wars licensees, multiple TV specials will air in Spring or Summer 2014. In a recent brochure handed out to attendees at the Brand Licensing Europe show, Lucasfilm explains that new releases are… Read more »

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Details Absent From Disney’s D23 Expo

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Star Wars fans who were looking for a ton of information about J.J. Abrams’ Episode VII walked away from Disney’s D23 expo with plenty of disappointment in their pockets. The event is kind of like the company’s own little Comic-Con. The studio unveils exclusive footage, discusses upcoming products, and basically beats the drum for anything… Read more »

John Williams Will Score ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

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Legendary composer John Williams will score J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. While many assumed that Williams would handle the score for the next installment of the beloved franchise, nothing about his involvement had been announced by Disney or Lucasfilm. However, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that John Williams will return for Star Wars: Episode… Read more »

Disney To Release ‘Star Wars’ Movies Annually

Disney To Release Star Wars Movie Annually

Disney plans to release new Star Wars movies annually beginning in 2015. The company revealed at this year’s CinemaCon that a new installment in George Lucas’ beloved franchise will arrive in theaters every year starting with J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. Although it’s been widely reported that Disney intends to capitalize on the series… Read more »

‘Star Wars 1313’ Unaffected By Disney, Lucasfilm Deal

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Yesterday’s big announcement that Disney has acquired Lucasfilm — and will be launching an all-new trilogy — had some wondering if Star Wars 1313, LucasArts’ gritty adventure into the seedy underworld of the Star Wars universe, would be affected by the acquisition. IGN reached out to LucasArts for comment on the matter, and the site… Read more »

George Lucas Will Donate Part Of Disney Sale To Education

George Lucas Will Donate Portion Of Sale Proceeds To Education

George Lucas will give a large portion of his $4.05 billion sale proceeds from the Lucasfilm sale to a currently unknown foundation which supports education. A spokesperson from Lucasfilm spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the director’s intention to donate part of the Disney sale to primarily benefit education: “George Lucas has expressed his intention,… Read more »

Disney Buys LucasFilm, Plans New ‘Star Wars’ Movie For 2015

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Are you ready for a new Star Wars movie? Disney announced today that it was acquiring LucasFilms and could soon be adding another movie to the franchise. Disney said that it is hoping to release Star Wars: Episode 7 in 2015. George Lucas said: “For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has… Read more »