Reuters: Disney plans seventh "Star Wars" in 2015

Breaking: Disney buys George Lucas' film company for $4 billion, plans seventh "Star Wars" film for 2015

David Daley
October 31, 2012 12:15AM (UTC)

Talk about dumping an unfortunate announcement on a big news day.

Details are still breaking, but according to a Walt Disney release reported by Reuters, the Mouse has bought the Force.

Disney will pay $4 billion for Lucasfilm and his other operations including Industrial Light and Sound. And Lucas will serve as a creative consultant on the new "Star Wars" installment.


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David Daley

David Daley, a former editor of Salon, is the author of the national bestseller "Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count" and the forthcoming “Unrigged: How Americans Fought Back, Slayed the Gerrymander and Reinvented Democracy.” He is a senior fellow at FairVote.

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