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Why Stop At Han Solo?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Having recently purchased the "Star Wars" franchise from Lucasfilm for $4 billion, the Walt Disney Co. is shifting the films into hyp...

Disney Has BIG Plans For 'Star Wars'

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Disney is mining The Force for even more new films. Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger said Tuesday that screenwriters Larry Kasdan and...

Disney's Cancellation of The Little Mermaid 3D Leaves the Mouse House Light on Female-targeted Movies

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

A company that made its billions partially by catering to young females has now set its course for young boys almost exclusively. If you look at Disney's release schedule over the next two years, you'll see a clear pattern.

The Return of Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment

The latest installment of "Star Wars" rumors concern one Mr. Obi-Wan Kenobi. Ewan McGregor, who played a young Kenobi in "Star Wars: Episode I - Th...

How Keeping 'Star Wars' Secret Was Like The Hunt For Bin Laden

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment

In an era of Nikki Finke and Deadline.com, it's hard to imagine any deal in Hollywood staying secret for too long. Which is why the news that Disney h...

Will Tom Hiddleston Join 'Star Wars'?

Posted 11.16.2012 | Entertainment

The buzz around the upcoming "Star Wars" movies just continues to grow with rumors and speculation surrounding potential directors, stars, and scripts...

Dare We Take a Moment to Actually Praise George Lucas?

Larry Womack | Posted 01.15.2013 | Entertainment
Larry Womack

A lot of cyberspace has been filled with blind hope and fear about the Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm these last two weeks, but very little has been devoted to acknowledging the reason for the deal: the enormous debt of gratitude owed by our culture to George Lucas.

Young Mark Hamill On 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Posted 11.03.2012 | Entertainment

It was announced Tuesday that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm, and thus the "Star Wars" franchise. While reactions to the deal have been mixed, one thi...

How Will Disney's Acquisition Of LucasFilm Impact Marin?

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Nels Johnson | Posted 01.01.2013 | San Francisco

Jar Jar Binks, Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse, Goofy and pals may be a box office hit for Marin County. That's the early word from the North Bay's top eco...

George Lucas Is About To Become Really Freakin' Rich

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.01.2012 | Small Business

George Lucas is about to become really, really rich. On Tuesday, the Walt Disney Company announced it had purchased Lucasfilm, the production comp...

5 Things We're Into This Week!

Posted 10.31.2012 | Teen

Every week, HuffPost Teen editors round up 5 things they're excited about -- from new video games, to books, to viral videos, to entertainment news. C...

You Knew This Was Coming

Posted 10.31.2012 | Comedy

Just in case your outrage needed to be manifest in a viral video, see above. We've seen him react this way before, but something tells us, this time i...

As If Millions Of Childhoods Cried Out In Terror & Were Suddenly Silenced

Posted 10.31.2012 | Comedy

There's a lot of great evil that can come out of Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm, Star Wars VII-IX being only three examples. But the image below is pe...

#DisneyStarWars Lights Up Twitter

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Movie nerds went nuts on Twitter upon hearing the news Tuesday that Disney was buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. Many were psych...

SHOCKER: Disney Buys LucasFilm; New 'Star Wars' Planned

Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment

The Force is strong with this merger. Disney announced on Tuesday that it had purchased Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in cash and stock shares. In conju...