Disney Working On Standalone Star Wars Movies Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday that the company is developing "some standalone movies" featuring Star Wars characters.
Abrams On 'Star Wars': 'Surreal' And 'Exciting' J.J. Abrams calls getting assigned to direct the seventh live-action "Star Wars" film "as surreal as it is exciting."
Disney Says JJ Abrams To Direct Next 'Star Wars' The Walt Disney Co. issued a statement Friday night confirming reports that had been circulating for two days that J.J. Abrams, Emmy-award-winning creator of TV's "Lost" and director of 2009's "Star Trek" movie, has been pegged to direct the seventh installment of the "Star Wars" franchise.
Disney Completes Lucasfilm Acquisition For $4.06BDisney says it has completed its acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.06 billion in cash and stock.
Disney To Buy Lucasfilm For $4.05BThe Walt Disney Company has agreed to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., which includes the Star Wars franchise, for $4.05 billion in cash and stock from George Lucas, it was announced Tuesday.