What Would A Fox/Disney Merger Mean For Star Wars?

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Recently, it was reported Disney was in talks to acquire the entertainment division of 21st Century Fox, and while talks about such a deal have now died off, it’s worth wondering what that merger would mean for the Star Wars franchise. Prior to the Mouse House’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012, the original six episodes of the Skywalker saga were distributed by 20th Century Fox, the only studio willing to give George Lucas an honest shot at realizing his vision back in the 1970s. There’s no denying it was a fruitful partnership, as Star Wars redefined the film industry in more ways than one and spawned perhaps the most beloved franchise ...

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What Would A Fox/Disney Merger Mean For Star Wars?

Star Wars 40th Anniversary banner

Recently, it was reported Disney was in talks to acquire the entertainment division of 21st Century Fox, and while talks about such a deal have now died off, it’s worth wondering what that merger would mean for the Star Wars franchise. Prior to the Mouse House’s acquisition of Lucasfilm in 2012, the original six episodes of the Skywalker saga were distributed by 20th Century Fox, the only studio willing to give George Lucas an honest shot at realizing his vision back in the 1970s. There’s no denying it was a fruitful partnership, as Star Wars redefined the film industry in more ways than one and spawned perhaps the most beloved franchise ...

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