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Episode 7

File photo of George Lucas. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images)

Disney Buying Lucasfilm, Plans For New Episodes Of ‘Star Wars’

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015, with plans to follow it with Episodes 8 and 9 and then one new movie every two or three years.

10/30/2012

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