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Stand-alone Star Wars films confirmed

Stand-alone Star Wars films confirmed

Feb 6 2013, 2:14am CST | by

Disney are planning some stand-alone 'Star Wars' movies. The studio are currently working on the seventh, eighth and ninth installments of the popular sci-fi series, but have revealed writers Simon...

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Stand-alone Star Wars films confirmed

Feb 6 2013, 2:14am CST | by

Disney are planning some stand-alone 'Star Wars' movies.

The studio are currently working on the seventh, eighth and ninth installments of the popular sci-fi series, but have revealed writers Simon Kinberg and Lawrence Kasdan are also working on additional films that won't interfere with the on-going storyline.

Disney chief Bob Iger told CNBC: ''We plan to make 'Star Wars' 7, 8 and 9 over roughly a six-year period of time starting in 2015.

''But there are going to be a few other films released in that period of time, too.''

Last year, Disney splashed out $4 billion to but George Lucas' Lucasfilm and Bob admitted the price tag was based on the value of the main three movies and resulting product sales, not the potential money to be made from spin-offs.

He said: ''When we were exploring very seriously with George [the acquisition of Lucasfilm], the idea of producing a few standalone films that were not part of the overall saga came up. Those possibilities are becoming more real.''

'Star Wars Episode VII' is scheduled for release in 2015 and Disney are prioritising the film above all else.

Bob added: ''The priority of Disney and Lucasfilm is to create a great film for 2015 and do everything we can across our businesses to help the success of that film.''

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7 weeks ago

Watch: ESPN is Going Full 'Star Wars' for Halloween Special

Oct 30 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: movies.com

Star Wars and the phrase “holiday special” don’t have the best history (as you can see here…), but that isn’t stopping ESPN2’s SportsNation from paying homage to George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away tonight with their Star Wars Halloween Special. If you’re wondering what ESPN2 and Star Wars have in common, I’ve got no answer -- aside from the fact that Disney owns ESPN – but if we get an opportunity to see Darth Vader, Han Solo, Boba Fett, Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3PO, and Chopper (from the new anima ...
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8 weeks ago

Every Star Wars Original Trilogy Death in Under 3 Minutes: Watch Now!

Oct 24 2014 4:48pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The original trilogy of George Lucas’ Star Wars clocks in at just under seven hours. But, Digg has boiled down all those deaths in just under three minutes in a fabulous new video. Every Star Wars Death in Three Minutes People make a big deal about how many people die in a Transformers movie, for example, or even what you see when you watch Pulp Fiction online. But, look at the final death count for Star Wars, T ...
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8 weeks ago

Star Wars Bits: See The ‘Episode VII’ Crew Hat; Christina Chong, George Lucas and ‘Rebels’ Featurettes

Oct 21 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

Two of the actresses in Star Wars Episode VII are in the news, as is Star Wars Rebels, George Lucas and more. Read about all this in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Lupita Nyong’o posted an image of herself in the Star Wars Episode VII crew hat. Actress Christina Chong has finished filming Star Wars Episode VII. Watch two featurettes about Star Wars Rebels featuring new footage and making of information. Alex Ross reveals a variant cover of the new Marvel Comics Star Wars #1. George L ...
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