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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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