Walt Disney Announce New Star Wars Movie for 2015

Disney have today confirmed that they have purchased the Star Wars franchise for $4billion, 35 years after Lucasfilms released the original, Star Wars episode IV: A new hope.

 

Disney purchase Star Wars Franchise

 

Star Wars cemented its place in cinematic history at the end of the 70’s and has since spawned two sequels and three prequels along with a variety of comic books, TV series and video games.

 

Disney are aiming to produce a further three movies, the first of which has been rumoured for release in 2015. The franchise has always been a hit at the box office and executives are now hoping to continue the success for a new generation of film fanatics to enjoy. George Lucas, founder of Lucasfilm, is said to be pleased with the deal.

 

 

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