Disney and Lucasfilm: envisioning the future

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs/big-screen/2012/oct/30/like-a-bolt-out-of-the-blue-disney-buys-lucasfilm/">Mr. Marks handled the news beautifully. I don't have much to add, except to say that I chuckled when http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/10/video-george-lucas-talks-star-wars-disney-merger">Lucas said, "It occurred to me one day that the perfect person to take over the company was Kathy. It's just such a perfect fit," and this was the image we got:

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by Matthew Lickona

"The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities, some considered to be unnatural."

I do think we can look forward to some awesome cross-company synergy. Remember, Disney also owns the Muppets:

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by Matthew Lickona

And Marvel comics. Robert Downey, Jr. won't even have to break character:

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by Matthew Lickona

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Possible Star Wars/ Disney titles:

1.) When You Wish Upon A Death Star 2.) The Princess Leia Diaries 3.) Here Comes Honey Jar Jar 4.) Bambi Fett 5.) The Parent It'sa Trap

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