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.
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts is keeping fans hungry for its future Star Wars plans that include the new Star Wars hotel slated for Orlando and the Star Wars:... bizjournals - BusinessAlso reported by •cbs4.com
Martin Freeman who is riding high on the blockbuster opening of Black Panther, revealed that once he was turned down by Star Wars makers.
In an interview with... DNA - Front PageAlso reported by •Billboard.com
Jon Favreau was known for being Happy Hogan in 'Iron Man,' but his next role is in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' where he will take on the role of a still-unnamed... Enstarz - EntertainmentAlso reported by •autoevolution
J.J. Abrams had some exciting news for Star Wars fans while making an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday (February 21) in New York... Just Jared - EntertainmentAlso reported by •The Wrap
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has an official DVD and Blu-ray release date – and the announcement came in the form of a new trailer! You can bring home the film... Just Jared - EntertainmentAlso reported by •The Wrap