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George Lucas’ Animated

George Lucas’ Animated "Strange Magic" Conjures First Trailer

The first trailer has arrived for the fairy-tale musical inspired by William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream."

CBR TV: Waid on 15-Second Pitches,

CBR TV: Waid on 15-Second Pitches, "Princess Leia" & the Agents of "SHIELD"

Acclaimed writer Mark Waid tells CBR TV about opening Thrillbent's doors, his new "Star Wars" book from Marvel and what drew him to "SHIELD."

SDCC: Aaron Rebels Against the Empire in

SDCC: Aaron Rebels Against the Empire in "Star Wars"

Jason Aaron tells CBR about Marvel Comics' "Stars Wars," his ongoing series following the exploits of Luke Skywalker after the destruction of the first Death Star.

SDCC: Gillen Explores the Dark Side in

SDCC: Gillen Explores the Dark Side in "Star Wars: Darth Vader"

Kieron Gillen uses the Dark Side of the Force in Marvel's "Star Wars: Darth Vader," following the villain's path following the first Death Star's destruction.

Rian Johnson Tapped To Write, Direct

Rian Johnson Tapped To Write, Direct "Star Wars" Episode VIII & IX

"Looper" director Rian Johnson will write and direct "Star Wars: Episode VIII" and "Episode IX," taking the reins from J.J. Abrams.

Harrison Ford Injured on

Harrison Ford Injured on "Star Wars" Set

Harrison Ford was taken to the hospital after hurting his ankle, but Disney said his injury won’t delay shooting of "Star Wars: Episode VII."

New Trailers Debut for 'Star Wars Rebels'

New Trailers Debut for 'Star Wars Rebels'

To celebrate Star Wars Days, Lucasfilm and Disney have revealed new trailers for the animated "Star Wars Rebels" TV show coming this fall.

What Should Disney Do with

What Should Disney Do with "Indiana Jones?"

With Disney now in charge of the franchise, SPINOFF muses on the future of Indiana Jones -- with and without star Harrison Ford.

Comics A.M. - Case of Sherlock Holmes Rights Isn't Over Just Yet

Comics A.M. - Case of Sherlock Holmes Rights Isn't Over Just Yet

Conan Doyle estate considers appeal, points to trademarks! How Marvel coordinates print and film strategies! "The Clone Wars" heading to comics! Plus much more!

Disney Gains Rights to Future

Disney Gains Rights to Future "Indiana Jones" Movies

Disney now has full control over any potential future Indiana Jones movies, while Paramount retains distribution rights to the first four.

"Star Wars: Episode VII" to Open Dec. 18, 2015

Disney has set a Dec. 18, 2015 release date for "Star Wars: Episode VII," directed by J.J. Abrams from a script he co-wrote with franchise veteran Lawrence Kasdan.

NYCC:

NYCC: "Star Wars: Rebels" Unleashes the Empire's Inquisitor

Lucasfilm gives fans a sneak peek at the villainous side of "Star Wars: Rebels," including the debut of the Empire's Inquisitor.

EXCLUSIVE: J.W. Rinzler Explores Lucas' Original Concept In

EXCLUSIVE: J.W. Rinzler Explores Lucas' Original Concept In "The Star Wars"

In a candid, spoiler-filled interview, writer J.W. Rinzler discusses and artist Mike Mayhew's Dark Horse Comics adaption of George Lucas' original concept for his blockbuster multimedia franchise, "The Star Wars."

Comics A.M. - Disney Layoffs Expected As Part of Restructuring

Comics A.M. - Disney Layoffs Expected As Part of Restructuring

Layoffs anticipated at Disney following company-wide review! Comic Con South Africa may not be all it's purported to be! Massive comics collection goes up for auction this weekend! Plus more!

Disney Shutters LucasArts, Ends Production on

Disney Shutters LucasArts, Ends Production on "Star Wars 1313" & "Star Wars: First Assault"

Disney shut down Lucasfilm's long-running studio LucasArts today, ending production on all current projects including "Star Wars: First Assault" and the highly anticipated "Star Wars 1313."

WC13: Dark Horse To Adapt Lucas' Original

WC13: Dark Horse To Adapt Lucas' Original "Star Wars" Draft

In what Lucasfilm and Dark Horse call "the biggest event in the history of 'Star Wars' comics," the publisher revealed at WonderCon it will adapt George Lucas’ rough-draft original screenplay for the 1977 blockbuster.

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Ending, New Series in Development

After five seasons, Lucasfilm will “wind down” the hit "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," which will be replaced with a new series. It will also postpone the release of "Star Wars: Detours."

Mark Hamill Confirms He's in Talks for

Mark Hamill Confirms He's in Talks for "Star Wars: Episode VII"

Though no contracts have been signed, Mark Hamill confirmed he’s in talks to return as Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode VII," which he hopes will be “much more carefree and lighthearted and humorous.”

Who Could Play Young Han Solo in Disney’s

Who Could Play Young Han Solo in Disney’s "Star Wars" Spinoff?

Following confirmation that Disney is developing standalone "Star Wars" films centering on established characters, our thoughts turn to who could step into Harrison Ford's boots for the rumored Han Solo origin story.

J.J. Abrams To Direct

J.J. Abrams To Direct "Star Wars Episode VII"

"Star Trek Into Darkness" director J.J. Abrams has been confirmed to direct "Star Wars Episode VII" for Disney with a 2015 target release date.

Comics A.M. - Disney Reportedly Tightening Belt, Mulling Layoffs

Comics A.M. - Disney Reportedly Tightening Belt, Mulling Layoffs

Following purchases of Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, Disney eyes cost-cutting measures! Another look at the Shooter Era of Marvel! Lemire on the end of "Sweet Tooth"! The waning of rage comics! Rob Guillory on "Chew"! More!

RUMOR:

RUMOR: "Star Wars" License Shifts To Marvel In 2013

Rumors have surfaced that the "Star Wars" license currently held by Dark Horse Comics will shift to the Disney-owned Marvel Comics in 2013.

EXCLUSIVE: Hardman and Bechko Resurrect

EXCLUSIVE: Hardman and Bechko Resurrect "Star Wars: Legacy"

Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman discuss their new Dark Horse series, "Star Wars: Legacy," revealing the name Han and Leia's granddaughter and the likelihood of last remaining Skywalker appearing in the series.

Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt Will Write

Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt Will Write "Star Wars: Episode VII"

Lucasfilm has quickly confirmed that Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Toy Story 3," will pen "Star Wars: Episode VII," set to arrive in 2015.

The Line It Is Drawn - Disney Welcomes Star Wars!

The Line It Is Drawn - Disney Welcomes Star Wars!

In light of Disney purchasing Lucasfilm, our artists drew mash-ups of Disney and Star Wars characters. Jabba takes the Disney princesses as slaves, Peter Pan meets Darth Hook and here comes Hannah Organa!

Did Disney Buy Lucasfilm for the Wrong Reasons?

Did Disney Buy Lucasfilm for the Wrong Reasons?

Disney has made it clear the purchase of Lucasfilm on October 30 was for Star Wars and Star Wars alone. SPINOFF asks if this was a short-sighted reason.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Marvel's

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Marvel's "Star Wars" Comics

With Marvel and Lucasfilm both Disney-owned companies, we take a look at Marvel's Star Wars comics! Was there a character Lucas hated? Did the comic accidentally predict a major "Return of the Jedi" plot point? Plus, more!

In Your Face Jam - 10/31/2012

In Your Face Jam - 10/31/2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York resident Brett White finds it difficult to get worked up over yesterday's announcement of Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm.

"Star Wars Episode 7" Will Be an "Original Story"

Disney’s new "Star Wars" trilogy won’t be based on any existing material, including the bestselling "Thrawn Trilogy," a Lucasfilm source contends.

Dark Horse Comics Reacts to Disney's

Dark Horse Comics Reacts to Disney's "Star Wars" Purchase

Dark Horse President Mike Richardson comments on Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm and what it means for the publisher's "Star Wars" expanded universe comics and the potential ramifications for the publisher moving forward.

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Announces New

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Announces New "Star Wars" Movie For 2015

Less than three years after buying Marvel for $4 billion, The Walt Disney Company has announced it will acquire Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. With the news arrives word of a new Star Wars movie for 2015. Updated at 3:23 p.m.

Jeffrey Brown Reunites

Jeffrey Brown Reunites "Darth Vader and Son"

"Incredible Change-Bots" cartoonist Jeffrey Brown imagines family life in the Skywalker household in "Darth Vader and Son," available next week from Chronicle Books. CBR spoke with Brown about the project.

Could

Could "Star Wars: Underworld" Have a Time-Travel Premise?

A new rumor has emerged with a potentially major detail about the storyline of "Star Wars: Underworld," the much-discussed, and currently shelved, live-action TV series. SPINOFF has details.

NYCC: Joe Kubert's Poster for Lucasfilm's

NYCC: Joe Kubert's Poster for Lucasfilm's "Red Tails"

Legendary artist Joe Kubert's poster for Lucasfilm's upcoming feature "Red Tails" debuted at New York Comic Con as a show-exclusive giveaway.

Ostrander Bonds with

Ostrander Bonds with "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire"

CBR spoke with writer John Ostrander about his new Star Wars miniseries for Dark Horse, which examines whether a man can work for something as evil as the Empire without becoming evil himself.

Exploring Boba and Jango Fett's

Exploring Boba and Jango Fett's "Blood Ties"

Tom Taylor spoke about writing the adventures of Star Wars' intergalactic man of mystery, Boba Fett and he brought along Daniel Logan, the actor who played young Boba in "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones."

Star Wars Celebration V Details Announced

Star Wars Celebration V Details Announced

Lucasfilms and Reed Exhibitions PopGroup have released details about this year's Star Wars Celebration V, which will be held in Orlando, Florida from August 12-15 in commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of "Star Wars."

PRESS RELEASE: "A Galaxy Far, Far Away" Invades Comic-Con

PRESS RELEASE: G4 and Lucasfilm Present The First-Ever Televised Panel In San DIego Comic-Con History

CCI: Star Wars

CCI: Star Wars

Lucasfilm’s Steve Sansweet talked to fans at Comic-Con about the new video game, “The Force Unleashed,” and brought the creative team behind “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” film and TV show to discuss the new projects.

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