New ‘Star Wars’ Coming in 2015 and Disney to Buy LucasFilm For $4.05B!!! ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Coming in 2015 as Lucas Hands Off to ‘New Generation of Filmmakers’.
“Star Wars” film entitled “Episode 7″ is slated to be released in 2015 — and will launch a new trilogy with which George Lucas pledges to hand off the intergalactic saga to “a new generation of filmmakers.”
The news comes as Disney announced it has purchased Lucas’ Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. Disney Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said in a conference call that the company has a “very lengthy treatment” in hand to begin the development process for the start of the new trilogy.
It’s said that George Lucas, who sold his Lucasfilm to Disney for $4.05billion, will donate most of it to his education foundation.