Disney to Purchase Lucasfilm, Release New ‘Star Wars’ Film
“Star Wars” has a new home at Disney! The company announced plans to buy Lucasfilms for a whopping $4.05 billion, and will release a new “Star Wars” Episode 7 film by 2015, reports NBC.
George will stay on as a creative consultant with Episode 7 and possibly for more films in the future. Who do you think should direct the next “Stars Wars” movie? Tell us below!
Disney made a similar surprise $4-billion purchase of Marvel Entertainment in 2009 and also picked up Pixar for $7.4 billion in 2006.