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Disney Buys Lucasfilm (and other stories)

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  • edited November 2012
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    ^^This guy loves Shia. Don't be like this guy!
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    Hey, now that Disney owns LucasArts, maybe now they can actually build this thing.

    Seriously. Tell me you wouldn't go.
  • edited November 2012
    I want them to build a Star Wars hotel on that resort
  • edited November 2012
    Giant Tope wrote: »
    Man, George Lucas is seriously getting himself ready to go die.
    This was what I thought.

    The first thing I thought about seriously was to wonder if Lucas has terminal cancer or something.
  • edited November 2012
    Or perhaps his fingers are cramping from writing all these checks to Steven Spielberg.
  • edited November 2012
    Amid Amidi talks about the farther-reaching implications of the Disney/Lucasfilm purchase.
  • edited November 2012
    Is it wrong that all I'm thinking when I read this is "Marvel vs Star Wars" for Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii U?

    Think of it! Han Solo vs Spiderman, Darth Vader vs Dr.Oct, Chewbacca vs Iron Man!

    Why not add some LucasArts IPs and some of the tougher Disney characters as unlockables or jokes?

    CAPT. JACK SPARROW VS GUYBRUSH THREEPWOOD!
  • edited November 2012
    Chyron8472 wrote: »
    The first thing I thought about seriously was to wonder if Lucas has terminal cancer or something.

    Listen, if you're worth more than $4bn, you don't exactly have to work till you're dead. I think ol' George can afford to have a pension.
  • edited November 2012
    Well, Kingdom Hearts 3 could have a new Princess of Heart. Luckily this one can kick ass.
  • edited November 2012
    Chyron8472 wrote: »
    The first thing I thought about seriously was to wonder if Lucas has terminal cancer or something.
    Listen, if you're worth more than $4bn, you don't exactly have to work till you're dead. I think ol' George can afford to have a pension.
    But he could still have owned the company without needing to make executive decisions.

    I mean, retiring from corporate life is one thing; selling off the company you built from the ground up to strangers unknown for reasons unknown and giving most of your money away to charity is something else.



    Well, Kingdom Hearts 3 could have a new Princess of Heart. Luckily this one can kick ass.
    I would totally buy a Smash Bros. game where you could use Luke to pwn Mario with the force.
  • edited November 2012
    Listen, if you're worth more than $4bn, you don't exactly have to work till you're dead. I think ol' George can afford to have a pension.

    Well no, it just sorta comes off like how when a cat knows it's about to die, it tries to find a hidden place to do it. It feels like with him selling star wars, giving most of the money to charity, and pretty much backing off it just feels like he knows his time is soon and he's tying up all the last loose ends.
  • edited November 2012
    not to mention he donated most of the 4 billion to charity.
  • edited November 2012
    Chyron8472 wrote: »

    I would totally buy a Smash Bros. game where you could use Luke to pwn Mario with the force.

    Disney could make there own decent smash bro clone now with all the stuff they own.
  • edited November 2012
    Disney also own the Muppets. Think on that for a moment. Star Wars: The Muppet Menace.

    There's also the fact that Disney tar and feathers, draws and quarters, hangs by the toenails, and dislocates the elbow, knee, and shoulder joints of anybody who infringes on their properties. They'll guard their new properties (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, ILM, Skywalker Sound, LucasArts, Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, Full Throttle, etc) to the very end and never let anybody do anything with them.

    Not much of a change I guess, except that now it's worse. At least George allowed Star Wars to be parodied over and over again because he liked to "help smaller studios" because "that's where we used to be". I see those days as over now.
  • edited November 2012
    Giant Tope wrote: »
    Well no, it just sorta comes off like how when a cat knows it's about to die, it tries to find a hidden place to do it. It feels like with him selling star wars, giving most of the money to charity, and pretty much backing off it just feels like he knows his time is soon and he's tying up all the last loose ends.

    On that basis, Bill Gates has been dead for years....
  • edited November 2012
    Yeah, but Bill Gates didn't sell Microsoft to Disney.

    Jim Hensen sold the Muppets to Disney as well, just before he died.
  • VainamoinenVainamoinen Moderator
    edited November 2012
    not to mention he donated most of the 4 billion to charity.

    1 out of 4 is not "most". ;)
    Jim Hensen sold the Muppets to Disney as well, just before he died.

    The Muppets were sold to Disney 14 years AFTER Jim Henson died. According to the Wikipedia though, Jim was about to sign a contract selling the Muppets to Disney the week after he died.
  • edited November 2012
    Does this mean there will be a Darth Pete?
  • edited November 2012
    1 out of 4 is not "most". ;)



    The Muppets were sold to Disney 14 years AFTER Jim Henson died. According to the Wikipedia though, Jim was about to sign a contract selling the Muppets to Disney the week after he died.

    The "Star Wars" director will donate the $4.05 billion he will receive from the sale of Lucasfilm Ltd. to Disney to a foundation focused on education, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
  • JenniferJennifer Moderator
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  • VainamoinenVainamoinen Moderator
    edited November 2012
    The "Star Wars" director will donate the $4.05 billion he will receive from the sale of Lucasfilm Ltd. to Disney to a foundation focused on education, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

    Yup, I was misinformed there. Crappy German internet sites! ;)
  • edited November 2012
    I believe this is relevant to the discussion.
  • edited November 2012
    I believe this is relevant to the discussion.

    That was really funny. That guy at the end: ''nooooooo'' :D
  • edited November 2012
    Well, it seems Disney has their eyes on Hasbro now.
    :http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/JakeLester/news/?a=69682
  • edited November 2012
    Zeruis wrote: »
    Well, it seems Disney has their eyes on Hasbro now.
    :http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/JakeLester/news/?a=69682

    So what? Hasbro is already planning a Hungry Hungry Hippos movie. We even have a thread for it on the Telltale fourms.

    Hungry Hungry Hippos movie thread:http://www.telltalegames.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35322
  • edited November 2012
    Zeruis wrote: »
    Well, it seems Disney has their eyes on Hasbro now.
    :http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/JakeLester/news/?a=69682
    YES, MAKE IT HAPPEN.

    We need more Marvel Transformers comics.

    By the way, for those uninformed, this is not an ass-pull. Marvel once held the license to make Transformers comics.
  • edited November 2012
    Zeruis wrote: »
    Well, it seems Disney has their eyes on Hasbro now.
    :http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/JakeLester/news/?a=69682

    I'd say that somebody should take away Disney's spending privileges, but with all the shit they're buying it's unlikely they'll have a lot of money leftover as is.

    Side Note: Does this mean that the Hub is going to become Disney Channel 2? Because if so, they better not screw up the programming.
  • edited November 2012
    I'd say that somebody should take away Disney's spending privileges, but with all the shit they're buying it's unlikely they'll have a lot of money leftover as is.

    Side Note: Does this mean that the Hub is going to become Disney Channel 2? Because if so, they better not screw up the programming.

    There are only six major motion picture studios that run everything in the U.S. Disney is one of them. They'll get returns off their properties by hook or by crook.
  • edited November 2012
    I'd say that somebody should take away Disney's spending privileges, but with all the shit they're buying it's unlikely they'll have a lot of money leftover as is.

    The Walt Disney Company is going to wake up from its drunken spending spree any day now and say, "Whoah, where the hell did all these ewoks come from?"
  • edited November 2012
    Hey, who wants to see some kewl Disney-Star Wars fan-art? Here ya go!

    And just for kicks, here's my favourite:

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    EDIT: Oh all right, here's one more:

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  • edited November 2012
    Has anybody seen the last South Park episode?
  • edited November 2012
    The screenwriter of Toy Story 3 made a 50 page treatment, and is working on a script for 7. Then it's rumored to pass the desks of Brad Bird, JJ Abrams, and Steven Spielberg, among others. It's also rumored to include Luke, Han, and Leia.

    Source

    BIG SURPRISE. Oh, and that talk of giving Star Wars to FRESH blood...haha of course they didn't MEAN THAT.
  • edited November 2012
    So what? Hasbro is already planning a Hungry Hungry Hippos movie. We even have a thread for it on the Telltale fourms.

    Hungry Hungry Hippos movie thread:http://www.telltalegames.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35322

    So what? Disney would own My little pony, that's what.
  • edited November 2012
    And the problem would be?
  • edited November 2012
    GaryCXJk wrote: »
    And the problem would be?

    With the exception of "Gravity Falls," the Disney Channel's current line-up is a bunch of crappy, half-baked, live-action sitcoms. I don't think it would be fair to subject the Hub's current line-up to co-mingling with that sort of garbage. (Not to knock GF or anything. That show is actually good.)
  • edited November 2012
    Friar wrote: »
    So what? Disney would own My little pony, that's what.
    lol-my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic-27404965-694-391.pngMy Little Sith Pony
    Just sayin...
  • edited November 2012
    Dang..now if Disney buys 'D.C.' then they'll own 3 of my favorite franchises.
  • edited November 2012
    With the exception of "Gravity Falls," the Disney Channel's current line-up is a bunch of crappy, half-baked, live-action sitcoms. I don't think it would be fair to subject the Hub's current line-up to co-mingling with that sort of garbage. (Not to knock GF or anything. That show is actually good.)

    You seem to forget that a good deal also considers Phineas and Ferb a good show. In fact, it's only on this forums I see somewhat hate against it.
  • edited November 2012
    GaryCXJk wrote: »
    You seem to forget that a good deal also considers Phineas and Ferb a good show. In fact, it's only on this forums I see somewhat hate against it.

    Well, I haven't really watched Phineas and Ferb, so I wouldn't know.
  • edited November 2012
    The screenwriter of Toy Story 3 made a 50 page treatment, and is working on a script for 7. Then it's rumored to pass the desks of Brad Bird, JJ Abrams, and Steven Spielberg, among others. It's also rumored to include Luke, Han, and Leia.

    Source

    BIG SURPRISE. Oh, and that talk of giving Star Wars to FRESH blood...haha of course they didn't MEAN THAT.

    The whole thing of there already being a script treatment really seems...off. Very off. Sticking it in the rumor bin for now.

    Now, my thoughts if this IS true? Good. Great choices for directors. Brad Bird directed two of my favorite animated sci-fi movies(The Iron Giant and The Incredibles), and considering his work with Star Trek, JJ Abrams could probably give the stodgy old franchise the boost it needs. Spielberg...as much as I love the guy, he's too friendly with Lucas to really bring anything NEW to the table. Star Wars needs something big to make the fans want to see it again as well as bring in yet another generation. Personally, I would go with JJ. Not only is he a big Star Wars fan, but he's also a fan of "make it as real as possible" film-making. Good example, with Star Trek, they didn't have enough money for a set for the engine room. He could've gone the Lucas route and just made a CGI set, but instead, he chose a location and dressed it up. Same with the stuff on Vulcan. Used locations and sets, resorting to CGI when needed.
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