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Disney Buys Lucasfilm For $4 Billion

The Walt Disney Co. purchased Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company of George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in cash and stock Tuesday, announcing it would release a seventh installment in the Star Wars franchise in 2015. What do you think?

  • “Man, Disney doesn’t care about the Star Wars franchise. They only care about making money.”

    Lynda Pethig Fruit Cutter
  • “I’m looking forward to all the attractive, multiethnic teen Jedi Knights with names like Obi-Juan and Liu Skywalker.”

    Roy Skynner Canvas Worker
  • “It was big of Lucas to also entrust the iconic American Graffiti franchise to another generation of filmmakers.”

    Alfie Bigg Oral Surgeon

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