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Breaking: Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming in 2015!
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Posted on 10/30/2012 1:28:19 PM PDT by Perdogg

The Walt Disney Company announced today it has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm and is planning Star Wars Episode 7 for 2015! This is following such big purchases as Pixar and Marvel Entertainment. Here is the full press release:

(Excerpt) Read more at comingsoon.net ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: disney; lucasfilm; starwars
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1 posted on 10/30/2012 1:28:24 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: kronos77; mass55th; Perdogg; DollyCali; EveningStar; Borges; Mr. K; Blondie; altura; mylife; ...

ping


2 posted on 10/30/2012 1:31:32 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Perdogg

Disney can’t do any worse on Episode 7 than Lucas did on Eps 1-3.


3 posted on 10/30/2012 1:31:35 PM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Task 1: Accomplished, Task 2: Hold them Accountable!)
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To: Perdogg
NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(I was supposed to say 'yes', but I improvised)
4 posted on 10/30/2012 1:32:43 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Perdogg

Did George finally admit that he can’t make a movie worth watching anymore?


5 posted on 10/30/2012 1:33:13 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Perdogg

I would guess it will pick up where Ep 3 left off.

I think there were a few fan books where Luke restarts the Academy and has a son who becomes a Jedi and some other stuff.

Or they’ll do a pre-prequel...


6 posted on 10/30/2012 1:33:33 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents. -- moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: Perdogg

What are they gonna do ... rescue Han Solo from the old folks’ home?


7 posted on 10/30/2012 1:33:33 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: freedumb2003

Star Wars Episode 7 The Musical


8 posted on 10/30/2012 1:36:16 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Perdogg; knittnmom

But will it be the well-written Timothy Zahn version, or the badly-done Episodes 2 and 3 version?


9 posted on 10/30/2012 1:37:34 PM PDT by Ellendra (http://www.ustrendy.com/ellendra-nauriel/portfolio/18423/concealed-couture/)
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To: molson209
Star Wars Episode 7 The Musical

Star Wars Christmas Special (1978)

Considered to be the schlockiest piece of work ever put on TV. Lucas tried to buy up all the copies but failed.

So awful it is freaking hilarious.

10 posted on 10/30/2012 1:39:44 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents. -- moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: freedumb2003

Carrie Fisher was so coked up in that...


11 posted on 10/30/2012 1:40:33 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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Star Wars VII — Return of Jar-Jar


12 posted on 10/30/2012 1:41:00 PM PDT by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: molson209
Official Star Wars Episode 7 Trailer
13 posted on 10/30/2012 1:41:20 PM PDT by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: Tzimisce
(I was supposed to say 'yes', but I improvised)

No problem. Lucas will erase it when this thread is re-released.

14 posted on 10/30/2012 1:41:43 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents. -- moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: freedumb2003
I hope they screen script some of the sci-fi novels that were written. In particular, Timothy Zahn's Thrawn Trilogy.

It'd be a perfect tie in to where the Return of the Jedi leaves off.

15 posted on 10/30/2012 1:41:45 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Perdogg

Star Wars is dead to me, murdered to death by George Lucas.


16 posted on 10/30/2012 1:43:10 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Perdogg

One word: Pixar


17 posted on 10/30/2012 1:43:33 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Perdogg

Finally!

JAR JAR BINKS REVENGE!

YEE-HAW!


18 posted on 10/30/2012 1:43:59 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Dead Corpse

Definitely the Thrawn trilogy, OMFG would that be amazing.


19 posted on 10/30/2012 1:44:04 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: Perdogg

Genie Shot First.


20 posted on 10/30/2012 1:44:30 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Rio

Star Wars VII — Return of Jar-Jar


I just threw up in my mouth. Jerk.


21 posted on 10/30/2012 1:44:50 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Perdogg

I’m glad Lucas did this. Otherwise it would have been Celebrity Star Wars.

Plus he would risk jumping the shark.

Perhaps he already has as I have not seen 2 and 3.


22 posted on 10/30/2012 1:44:56 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: Perdogg

Oh please please please do the Thrawn Trilogy! Or the Yuuzhon Vong!


23 posted on 10/30/2012 1:44:59 PM PDT by aft_lizard
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To: Perdogg

GOD WHY

Will they screw up the Star Wars franchise EVEN MORE, or will they make something Star Wars related that is actually watchable?

Hopefully George Lucas will have NOTHING to do with ANYTHING Star Wars related for the rest of forever, cause’ nothing but good things can come from him being MILES AWAY FROM THINGS THAT I LIKE.

Episodes 1 to 3 burn in a fire delivered directly from hell.
Hayden Christensen is the worst actor ever.

(in case you couldn’t tell, i’m slightly upset over the state of the star wars franchise)


24 posted on 10/30/2012 1:45:27 PM PDT by Mr. Impatient (Who ate the d*** pizza rolls? I swear to God I'm going to shoot you're STUPID FACE if you ate them.)
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To: driftdiver

***Did George finally admit that he can’t make a movie worth watching anymore?***

Have you forgotten his greatest masterpiece HOWARD THE DUCK!

Sarc/off


25 posted on 10/30/2012 1:47:51 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Perdogg

If I remember correctly, the original plan called for nine movies. Mark Hamill was contracted to be in Episodes 7,8 and 9.


26 posted on 10/30/2012 1:49:43 PM PDT by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: Perdogg

I hope they have money left over to make the movie after they spend a billion on RFID chips for their theme park guests.


27 posted on 10/30/2012 1:50:05 PM PDT by GiovannaNicoletta (In the last days, mockers will come with their mocking... (2 Peter 3:3))
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To: Dead Corpse
YES. PLEASE GOD YES.

That would be the best thing to happen to Star Wars in forever.

28 posted on 10/30/2012 1:50:25 PM PDT by Mr. Impatient (Who ate the d*** pizza rolls? I swear to God I'm going to shoot you're STUPID FACE if you ate them.)
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To: cicero2k
Perhaps he already has as I have not seen 2 and 3

Unless you have a taste for a combination of moronic dialog and incredibly bad acting which no amount of special effects could save, don't bother. That shark was jumped, stumped, and beaten into a coma.

29 posted on 10/30/2012 1:50:50 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Perdogg; Slings and Arrows; Darksheare

MEESAAA NOO LIKE DIIISSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

30 posted on 10/30/2012 1:50:59 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Dr. Sivana

If they follow what happened in the books it’ll be really dark and depressing. The fall of the Empire actually has a lot of bad repercussions, mostly because it’s a huge Empire with large military forces not particularly willing to hang it up just because some dude they never met died.


31 posted on 10/30/2012 1:51:18 PM PDT by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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32 posted on 10/30/2012 1:53:48 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Rio

Star Wars VII — Return of Jar-Jar

I think I can top that ...

Star Wars VII — Jaba Lives

Starring Helen Thomas

(I'll be kind and not include the picture.)

33 posted on 10/30/2012 1:56:22 PM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: prisoner6

Really bad Engrish, but suggests the idea of Darth Jar Jar.

That alone is worth a look: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNQ5ue9A35I&feature=related


34 posted on 10/30/2012 1:56:36 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (We can’t just leave it (food choice) up to the parents. -- moochele obozo 2/12/2012 (cnsnews))
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To: martin_fierro

Oh please please have the Ewoks mate with the Gungans and create the world’s most lovable, most merchandisable action figures!


35 posted on 10/30/2012 1:58:18 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: martin_fierro
Unca Darth Maul.

Awesome.

No, the real scary part is...Jar Jar as a cast member costume at the Parks in five...four...three...

36 posted on 10/30/2012 1:58:21 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: wolfpat

Hamill has aged rather poorly, so I expect Disney to just eat that contract and find somebody else.


37 posted on 10/30/2012 1:59:37 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Perdogg

What is it with Ricks?


38 posted on 10/30/2012 2:00:32 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: molson209; Salamander
"Star Wars Episode 7 The Musical"

Spring Time For Vader!


39 posted on 10/30/2012 2:01:49 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Perdogg

Knowing Disney, they’ll do 7 as a gay propaganda film with their LIBERAL BS!!


40 posted on 10/30/2012 2:01:54 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!)
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To: Perdogg; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
...JAR JAR AND THE EWOKS TO STAR IN FINAL TRILOGY


41 posted on 10/30/2012 2:02:29 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Perdogg

Disney has done well with Marvel, so this might not be such a bad idea. We’ll see.


42 posted on 10/30/2012 2:04:22 PM PDT by goodolemr
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Ugh...not another one.


43 posted on 10/30/2012 2:09:16 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: So Cal Rocket

That’s pretty much my take on it. I just hope Disney tones down their usual Nazi-like adherence to IP for Star Wars and let the fans maintain their devotion in many ways (fan edits and the like).


44 posted on 10/30/2012 2:12:29 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Ellendra

Indeed, I would LOVE for them to do the series with the Admiral and the blue-skinned crazy Jedi. That was a great series. What was the Admiral’s name? (Not Ackbar, people).


45 posted on 10/30/2012 2:15:03 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Ellendra

Indeed, I would LOVE for them to do the series with the Admiral and the blue-skinned crazy Jedi. That was a great series. What was the Admiral’s name? (Not Ackbar, people).


46 posted on 10/30/2012 2:15:13 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Perdogg
Mara Jade Pictures, Images and Photos

Episode 7? Mmmmm, time for that red haired actress casting call to play Mara Jade...

47 posted on 10/30/2012 2:16:06 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Dead Corpse

Except the Thrawn Trilogy used Luke, Leia, and Solo extensively. I can’t imagine any of those actors coming back to reprise their roles.

However, they do have to use Thrawn in whatever series they do. He’s just too awesome a villain not to use him.

There’s also the Knights of the Old Republic series (video games and comic books). Excellent stories.

Plus with no union issues to worry about, some real established talent could be brought in to make these movies.


48 posted on 10/30/2012 2:20:08 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Mr. Impatient

Your intense hatred of the prequels and your tagline lead me to believe that you’re Harry S. Plinkett....


49 posted on 10/30/2012 2:24:02 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: shibumi

Oh, darn.

I’ll have to miss it because I’m busy 2015.


50 posted on 10/30/2012 2:24:08 PM PDT by Salamander (Billion dollar baby....rubber little monster, baby I adore ya.)
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