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George Lucas Slams 'Force Awakens,' Calls Disney 'White Slavers'

Reuters | Joe Satran | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - While Disney has to be pleased with the way its $4 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm is turning out, thanks to the galacti...

Spoiler Alert: New Star Wars is Just Footage of J.J. Abrams Playing Cards

Spencer Green | Posted 12.17.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a stunning revelation for movie fans, word has leaked out that the eagerly-awaited Star Wars: The Force Awakens is just two hours of director J.J. Abrams sitting in front of a camera playing cards, reading his emails, enjoying breakfast and occasionally taking a nap.

The Disney Synergy Machine: What Businesses Can Learn

Ira Kalb | Posted 12.12.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

It appears that the stars are aligning and twinkling once again for Disney. The Star Wars franchise Disney acquired from Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 Billion is expected to pay big dividends as the Mouse House gets ready for the December release of the latest in the Star Wars series.

Why Artist Drew Struzan Is Very Important to Star Wars

Erik Sharkey | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

Drew Struzan may not be a "household" name, but unless you've been living in a cave for the past few decades, you've more than likely seen his work.

Screenwriting Wisdom From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

ScreenCraft | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ...

Star Wars' Transmedia Mystery is Secret to its Success

Anne Zeiser | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment
Anne Zeiser

Just as Disney and Lucasfilm have orchestrated it, you must go see Star Wars: The Force Awakens to untangle all of its mysteries. But in the meantime, you can scour Star Wars-themed products on grocery shelves and retail stores to look for more clues.

Yes! Yes I have!

David Glanzer | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
David Glanzer

I have great expectations for The Force Awakens. Not just because everything I've seen has wowed me in a way that I haven't been since perhaps the first three movies. It's not just because our original heroes have returned for this next installment.

5 New Disney Park Projects To Get Really Excited About

Shermans Travel | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

The world's first Disney park and each of the four Disney World parks in Orlando will be getting at least one new project over the next few years. Here, five upcoming park debuts that we're most excited about.

George Lucas to be Honored as Disney Legend for Inspiring a Generation of Filmmakers

Erik Sharkey | Posted 08.10.2015 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

George Lucas created more than just a film, more than a world, even. What he gave to the moviegoer, to those dreaming to be filmmakers, and to pop culture alike was that ripple effect, that lasting impression -- he created ways to experience the film long after you left the theater.

It Takes More Than Three Circles to Craft a Classic Version of Mickey Mouse

Jim Hill | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Disney's corporate symbol has a lot of different looks. If Mickey's interacting with Guests at Disneyland Park (especially this summer, when the Happiest Place on Earth is celebrating its 60th anniversary), he looks & dresses like this.

Behind the Scenes With Pum Lefebure - In Celebration of International Women's Day

Sherry Moeller | Posted 05.09.2015 | Style
Sherry Moeller

With a firm belief in combining work and life for that perfect balance, Lefebure's latest project includes two stunning videos for The Washington Ballet's Sleepy Hollow that debuted last month.

Marvel's Star Wars #1 Review

Bryan Young | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Wednesday sees the release of the first new Star Wars comic since Marvel took the license back from Dark Horse Comics and I was beyond curious to see how Marvel would handle the relaunch. It was anyone's guess how this might or might not sync up with the sort of stories we've been getting.

D23's Adam Sanderson Sees social media, digital technology as the smart way to grow Disney's official fan club

Jim Hill | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When it came to proving his "Disney geek" street cred last January, Adam Sanderson -- Head of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club -- had just the secret weapon in mind.

Star Wars Rebels Uses Characters and Vehicles Designed for the Original Trilogy to Expand the Saga

Jim Hill | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When the powers-that-be at Disney and Lucasfilm decided that they wanted to set Star Wars Rebels in that time period between the prequels and the original trilogy, executive producer Dave Filoni knew that this new Disney XD animated series was going to be tough to pull off.

Simon Kinberg Talks Star Wars and an Exclusive Preview Rebels

Bryan Young | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

There are few things certain in this world, but one of those few things I'm most excited about is that more Star Wars is coming. Next year sees the release of the first new Star Wars film in a decade and October sees the release of a brand new animated series in the world.

Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh's New Hope Is That They Get to Make More "Phineas & Ferb Star Wars" Specials for the Disney Channel

Jim Hill | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So just how quickly after the Disney - Lucasfilm acquisition was officially announced was tonight's Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars special put into production?

Apple And Google's Wage-Fixing Scheme Is Much Worse Than We Thought

PandoDaily | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology

Back in January, I wrote about “The Techtopus” — an illegal agreement between seven tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Intel, to suppress...

It's Like 'Star Wars' Except Stupider

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Lucasfilm trolled the Internet pretty hard last month by teasing a new "Star Wars" trailer, hinting that it would be related to the upcoming Episode V...

More Trouble For 'Star Wars'?

Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

One year and one day after Disney and Lucasfilm announced plans for another edition of "Star Wars" to arrive in theaters in 2015, The Hollywood Report...

Watch These Amazing 'Return Of The Jedi' Outtakes

Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The slow death that Yoda endures in "Return of the Jedi" would have been even slower, as evidenced via newly unearthed outtakes. All taking place duri...

How Much Do George Lucas And J.J. Abrams Discuss 'Star Wars'?

Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment

George Lucas may have bowed out of the "Star Wars" game, but that doesn't mean he's out of the loop while work on the new trilogy unfolds. During an i...

This 'Star Wars' Collection Is Insane

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey and Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.13.2013 | Weird News

Clearly, the force is strong in this one. Steve Sansweet, former Director of Content Management and head of Fan Relations at Lucasfilm, has been r...

MORE New 'Star Wars' Movies Coming

Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

Even in a galaxy far, far away, there will probably be "Star Wars" movies. That's the word from Walt Disney Co. chief financial officer Jay Rasulo, w...

Lucasfilm And Pixar Lawsuit Settled

AP | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A court document says Lucasfilm and Pixar have settled a lawsuit that claims they and other giant companies conspired to keep...

Good News For Lucasfilm

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Gary Klien | Posted 05.28.2013 | San Francisco

A bitterly fought pregnancy discrimination case against Lucasfilm Ltd. is headed back to Marin Superior Court. The California Supreme Court announced...