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  1. Director Kevin Smith: My Prayer for 'Star Wars' (Guest Column)

    7:00 am 11/8/2012

    To a New Jersey kid and his best friend, the franchise was more than just movies. In a guest column for THR, the superfan has advice for Disney on how not to screw up the new chapter.Read more

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  2. Todd McCarthy's 7 Suggestions for the New 'Star Wars' Trilogy

    7:00 am 11/8/2012

    Sorry, Jar Jar, THR's chief film critic (and 15-year-old son) want serious, realistic movies.Read more

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  3. Composer John Williams Honored by Education Through Music-LA; Reveals Steven Spielberg Played Clarinet on 'Jaws' Theme

    1:45 pm 11/5/2012

    The non-profit's annual benefit gala, held at Los Angeles' Skirball Center on Sunday, raised more than $150,000 and jabbed at the $4 billion Disney-Lucasfilm deal.Read more

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  4. George Lucas' 2010 Philanthropy Pledge

    2:19 pm 10/31/2012

    In the director's commitment to The Giving Pledge, he announced he would be "dedicating the majority of my wealth to improving education.Read more

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  5. George Lucas Will Use Disney $4 Billion to Fund Education

    2:16 pm 10/31/2012

    Spokesperson for Lucasfilm tells THR the majority of the sale price will go toward educational philanthropy.Read more

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  6. Disney and Lucasfilm, Already Big Dollar Partners

    11:15 am 10/31/2012

    The $4 billion deal means new Disney-produced films, but it's not nearly the first time the companies have teamed up.Read more

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  7. 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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  8. 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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