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Disney buys Lucasfilm

Disney drops $4 billion on George Lucas' media empire, terrifying Star Wars fans the world over.

By Dec. 11, 2012


How Lucasfilm corralled J.J. Abrams to direct next 'Star Wars'

The Hollywood Reporter details Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy's cajoling of the "Star Trek" director and drops a bomb: The next "Star Wars" may not be ready by 2015.

By Jan. 30, 2013


Next 'Star Wars' may not be ready by 2015, Lucasfilm boss says

Although George Lucas' hand-picked head of Lucasfilm says she's certain J.J. Abrams will direct 'Episode VII,' she's not sure the film can be finished by the date Disney has publicly committed to.

By Jan. 30, 2013


With new 'Star Wars' on tap, Lucasfilm bails on Episodes II and III in 3D

Lucasfilm said today that it is going to focus its efforts on making the next "Star Wars" rather than releasing the remaining prequels in 3D.

By Jan. 28, 2013


'Star Wars' heading to the Magic Kingdom: Disney snags Lucasfilm

The Hollywood giant is paying $4.05 billion for George Lucas' wholly owned media empire. And Disney said the seventh "Star Wars" film will be released in 2015, with Episodes 8 and 9 to follow.

By Oct. 30, 2012


Lucasfilm confirms Toy Story 3 writer will pen new Star Wars

Pixar veteran Michael Arndt will write the new Star Wars movie, due out in 2015.

By Nov. 10, 2012


'AT-AT for America' tripped up by Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm fires a tow cable and trips up one man's dream to build a fully functional, full-scale AT-AT walker from "The Empire Strikes Back."

By Apr. 19, 2011


George Lucas, planning retirement, picks Lucasfilm co-chair

The "Star Wars" creator chooses longtime Hollywood producer Kathleen Kennedy to share leadership duties at his giant entertainment company.

By Jun. 1, 2012


Petition urges Lucasfilm to bring giant facility to troubled city

Advocates from Vallejo, Calif., are arguing that Lucasfilm should locate its giant new production facility there. But George Lucas' company is being coy about its plans.

By Apr. 30, 2012


Lucasfilm changes original Star Wars trilogy again

The upcoming Blu-ray release of the original Star Wars trilogy has even more changes on top of the Special Edition. And some fans aren't happy.

By Aug. 31, 2011