Disney “Festival of the Masters” Artist Brian Rood Showcases Works on New Facebook Page

Boba Fett watercolor by Brian Rood

Brian Rood has provided some of the most memorable Star Wars, Disney and Marvel art around. If you've visited the Art of Disney stores, D Street or picked up a Hasbro game you've no doubt experienced his brilliant masterpieces first hand. Recently his work has been featured in the Star Wars Saga boxed set as well as marketing for Star Wars Celebration VI. This weekend he will be participating in Walt Disney World's Festival of the Masters which showcases only the best Disney art around.Rood … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Disney to purchase Hasbro?

 Hey everyone Anonymouse here once again!!!   All the news, gossip and rumors that can be found, heard and talked of that is exciting to all of the Disney fans out there can be found right here!On the heels of Disney buying Lucasfilms for a whopping $4 Billion dollars there are now rumors swirling about that Disney may have it's sights set on acquiring toy giant Hasbro!  This would make sense from the perspective that Hasbro currently owns the rights to create many of the licensed … [Read more...]

Audio From the Disney Lucasfilm Investor Conference Call Audio

Bob Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO with George Lucas

Here's audio from the Disney investor conference call from October 30, 2012 regarding the Inquisition of Lucasfilm by the Walt Disney Company."Lucasfilm reflects the extraordinary passion, vision, and storytelling of its founder, George Lucas," said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company. "This transaction combines a world-class portfolio of content including Star Wars, one of the greatest family entertainment franchises of all time, with Disney's … [Read more...]

George Lucas Talks About the Future of the Star Wars Franchise

George Lucas

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy discuss the future of Star Wars movies in this clip provided by StarWars.com.Related articlesDisney to Acquire Lucasfilm (chipandco.com) The Force is coming to Disney! Images of Signing! (jedimouseketeer.com) … [Read more...]

Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm

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Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to audiences around the world, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder, George Lucas.Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock on October 26, 2012, the transaction value is $4.05 billion, with Disney paying approximately half of the consideration in cash and issuing … [Read more...]