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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.

03/06/2013

VANCOUVER, CANADA - DECEMBER 01: Executive Producer and Creator J.J. Abrams waves to photographers on the red carpet while attending "Fringe" celebrates 100 episodes and final season at Fairmont Pacific Rim on December 1, 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.  (credit: Rich Lam/Getty Images for FOX)

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.”

01/27/2013

Executive Producer J.J. Abrams speaks onstage at the 'Revolution' panel session during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour- Day 3 at the Langham Hotel on January 6, 2013 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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.

01/26/2013

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Disney Completes Lucasfilm Acquisition For $4.06B

Disney says it has completed its acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.06 billion in cash and stock.

12/21/2012

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Disney To Buy Lucasfilm For $4.05B

The 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.

CBS Los Angeles–10/30/2012

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