Marvel and Lucasfilm Teaming For ‘Star Wars’ Comics

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When Disney and Luasfilm merged in 2012, it was only a matter of time before we got an announcement that Marvel film, also under Disney's banner, would begin publishing 'Star Wars' comics. Not only does it make great business sense, but it would bring the history of 'Star Wars' in comics full circle, as the series' first foray into comics was at Marvel Comics in the 1970s and 1980s. The comics are currently published under Dark Horse Comics, as they have ever since the 1990s, but starting in … [Read more...]



Star Wars Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015

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Pre-production is  in full-swing and a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII.“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture,” said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.Star Wars: Episode VII … [Read more...]



NYCC 2013: Star Wars panels, events and sneak peek at “Rebels”

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It's about that time of year where the geeks converge on New York to celebrate all that is good and holy in the universe of Star Wars - New York Comic Con 2013! Sorcerer Radio's WDW Tiki Room will be reporting on the events and will be discussing it on-air as well as on the WeBeGeeks podcast. Here is a list of some must-see events for Star Wars fans. Enjoy the con and may the Force be with you... always!Star Wars hits the Big Apple at New York Comic Con 2013, October 10-13 at the Javits … [Read more...]



ABC To Layoff 2% of Workforce

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 For those of you who don't know ABC television is owned by Walt Disney Co. Unfortunately yesterday they begun laying off about 175 people, or 2 percent of its workforce. They say it's to adjust to changes in viewing habits.The layoffs were prompted by a company-wide review of possible cutbacks to jobs Disney no longer needs, either because of improvements in technology or redundancies following a string of major acquisitions in the past few years.The layoffs will happen across … [Read more...]



Highlights of Star Wars Celebration Europe and Bonus Footage

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Star Wars Celebration — the second Star Wars Celebration Europe took place July 26-28, 2013 in Essen, Germany. It's the ultimate fan experience focused on a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars Celebrations bring fans of all ages together, from all points of the globe, to celebrate the pop-culture phenomenon that is Star Wars. Whether it's young fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars or die-hards fueled by the nostalgia for the original Star Wars trilogy; curious, casual followers; gamers, readers, … [Read more...]