Disney hopes for its next blockbuster in newest 'Star Wars'
Friday, 10 November 2017 () NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's $4 billion deal for Lucasfilm and "Star Wars" just keeps getting better for the House of Mouse. The company is banking on the latest installments, "The Last Jedi" in December and a Han Solo movie in May, to drive people to theaters. But that's far from the end of money-making opportunities from Han Solo, R2-D2, Kylo Ren and Rey. In fact, CEO Bob Iger said Thursday that the company is now planning a brand-new "Star Wars" trilogy, which will be the fourth in the franchise. Disney has drawn big profits from the strengths of its TV channels — namely ESPN — but that growth is challenged as more people dump cable subscriptions. As people turn to online replacements such as...
The force of “Star Wars” lifted Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) shares on Thursday as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the media company’s television business.
· *Fans are outraged at the newest "Star Wars" game, "Star Wars Battlefront 2."*
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A new Star Wars game launch is normally cause for celebration. Things haven’t turned out that way for Star Wars: Battlefront II. Due to its loot boxes and... geek.com - TechnologyAlso reported by •Softpedia
In an attempt to mitigate a spiraling controversy that saw several death threats made in response to what turned out to be the most downvoted comment in the... The Verge - TechnologyAlso reported by •Softpedia