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  1. 15 Potential Directors for the New 'Star Wars' Films

    7:13 am 10/31/2012

    Could it be J.J. Abrams? Matthew Vaughn? "Harry Potter" helmer David Yates? With all of Hollywood likely to want the job, here are some real choice options.Read more

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  2. Analysts Laud Disney's Lucasfilm Acquisition Despite High Price Tag

    4:57 am 10/31/2012

    While they acknowledge a near-term earnings drag, one says "Star Wars," Marvel and Pixar will "provide a powerful kids and family content pipeline for many years."Read more

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  3. George Lucas' Next Act: Bill Gates-style Philanthropy

    5:35 pm 10/30/2012

    Worth $3.3 billion even before the Disney deal, Lucas is believed to be focusing on education and health charities.Read more

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  4. George Lucas: 'I'm Investing in Disney Because That's My Retirement Fund' (Video)

    5:01 pm 10/30/2012

    The filmmaker's net worth reportedly was in excess of $3 billion before the Disney deal.Read more

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  5. New 'Star Wars' Movie: 3 Reasons for Fans to Celebrate (Analysis)

    4:56 pm 10/30/2012

    UPDATED: A superfan's view of why Kathleen Kennedy's hands on the next set of adventures could turn the series away from the Dark Side.Read more

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  6. Robert Iger to Wall Street: Disney Bought Lucasfilm for 'Star Wars'

    4:34 pm 10/30/2012

    In a call with investors, CEO Bob Iger says the $4.05 billion purchase price is two percent of the company's market value.Read more

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  7. Tangled Rights Could Tie Up Ultimate 'Star Wars' Box Set (Analysis)

    4:24 pm 10/30/2012

    Disney's $4 billion deal for Lucasfilm does not include the right to release the original 'Star Wars' -- unless a new deal can be forged.Read more

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  8. Bob Iger and George Lucas on Disney's Acquisition of Lucasfilm

    3:17 pm 10/30/2012

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger along with George Lucas break down the acquisition and why it is beneficial for both parties. Read more

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  9. What a New 'Star Wars' Movie Might Look Like (Analysis)

    3:01 pm 10/30/2012

    Think less "Phantom Menace" and more "Empire Strikes Back" as a new director will be in place for the first time since 1983.Read more

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  10. Disney Buys Lucasfilm, and Twitter Responds with Jokes

    2:15 pm 10/30/2012

    From "When You Wish Upon a Death Star" to "Beauty and the Hutt," the social media site has been having a field day with the latest Hollywood mega-merger.Read more

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