On the upside, the dialog in future Star Wars movies can only get better, amirite? On the downside, Taylor Lautner will probably be a Jedi, causing millions of people over the age of 40 to reconsider the definition of Jedi.
That’s about half of what Disney paid for Pixar nearly seven years ago.
And yes, apparently Star Wars Episode VII is coming in 2015.
Update: Here’s the release. Of note, Kathleen Kennedy, the current Co-Chairman of Lucasfilm, will become the president of the group within Disney. You may know her best as Steven Spielberg’s production partner throughout the years. The other key:
Ms. Kennedy will serve as executive producer on new Star Wars feature films, with George Lucas serving as creative consultant. Star Wars Episode 7 is targeted for release in 2015, with more feature films expected to continue the Star Wars saga and grow the franchise well into the future.
Begun, the post-Lucas Star Wars have.