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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Breaking News: Disney Buys LucasFilm!

It's Halloween and Trick or Treat's on the game, but this isn't a trick either.

According to multiple sources and news sites, Disney has just cemented another milestone in its legacy by buying George Lucas' own LucasFilm!

The news came via Slash Film and CNBC's Twitter, and it's fresh enough to cause a stir that'll be bigger than anything The Empire or the ways of The Force have to say about it. Reports also suggest that a new Star Wars film (Star Wars VII) is being prepped up for 2015, so stay tuned for more details to confirm as they arise. For more info on the story, visit the source post at Slash Film and CNBC.

*UPDATE: Cinema Blend now reports that an 8th and 9th Star Wars film is being planned, making it a new trilogy for fans to expect!

After acquiring Marvel a few years ago, Disney just struck another goldmine with the property behind the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. Looks like Star Wars Weekends and Star Tours are officially part of the House of Mouse now!

*UPDATE 2: A Press Release statement has been released via Superherohype, as well as a video with George Lucas detailing the future of the Star Wars movie franchise.

*Originally posted by Timzster in The Crusader's Realm

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