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Disney Buys Lucasfilm
2012-10-30 18:54:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A little bit ago, in a galaxy not so far away, news broke that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm Ltd and is planning to finish what George Lucas never started - the remaining Star Wars episodes. The Walt Disney Company announced it would be purchasing Lucasfilm for about half of the $4.05 billion, plus 40 million stock shares. "It's now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers," Lucas said in a...

2010-04-23 10:38:00

LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MLA Partner Schools, a nonprofit organization working to improve schools and empower neighborhoods in Los Angeles, will honor producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall at L.A.'s PROMISE GALA dinner, April 27, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Tom Cruise will present the Steuben designed award. Grammy nominated British pop singer and songwriter Natasha Bedingfield will perform and Reno 911 creators Tom Lennon and Ben Garant will emcee....

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2009-09-14 09:53:07

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford says a script for a fifth Indiana Jones picture is being written and he will play the iconic archaeologist again if it's good. The story for the new Indiana Jones is in the process of taking form, People.com quoted Ford, 67, as telling France's Le Figaro. Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and myself are agreed on what the fifth adventure will concern, and George is actively at work. If the script is good, I'll be very happy to put the costume on again. The actor...

2009-08-18 09:19:13

A Walt Disney World cast member has died after being injured rehearsing for the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular show at Hollywood Studios in Florida. Anislav Varbanov, 30, has become the third Disney worker to die during a mishap at the Orlando amusement park system this summer. A monorail driver was killed July 5 when another train backed into his. Another actor died Aug. 10 of complications after falling during an interactive show, Captain Jack's Pirate Tutorial, at the Magic Kingdom....

2009-04-21 12:53:00

Series to Examine The True Stories of Famous Historical Individuals and Events NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Classic mystery and adventure tales of the 20th century will come alive in "The Real Story", a five-part series premiering on Smithsonian Channel. The series, which examines the true stories behind famous historical events and individuals, will include "the real story" behind The Untouchables, The Amityville Horror, Escape From Alcatraz, James Bond and Indiana Jones. The Real...

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2009-04-09 14:45:00

Movie director Steven Spielberg's contract with Universal Orlando in Florida is lucrative enough to give financiers concern, Moody's Investors Services said. In a note discussing Universal's recently downgraded debt rating, analysts from Moody's wrote, there may "¦ be financial incentive for Mr. Spielberg to wait, before opting out of his consulting contract with the company. Universal, which has built several park attractions based on Spielberg's movies, paid the director $19.6...

2009-01-05 08:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a blast from the past, present and future -- three popular favorites available for the first time separately from Universal Studios Home Entertainment on February 10, 2009: "Back to the Future," "Back to the Future Part II" and "Back to the Future Part III." These are absolute classics for any DVD collection. "Back to the Future," the first in the series, is a special two-disc set that includes Back to the Future: The Ride for the...

2008-11-02 09:00:10

U.S. director Steven Spielberg and New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson are trying to get Sony Pictures to help finance and distribute their "Tintin" franchise. The pair is planning a trilogy of motion-capture films based on the Belgian comic strip's intrepid young reporter character. Spielberg is to direct the first installment, which is due out in theaters in 2010, while Jackson is to helm the second and third films. The Hollywood Reporter said Sony is in talks with Paramount Pictures,...

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Andrew Eaton ANYONE for Ghostbusters 3? Bill Murray is up for it, according to reports over the weekend. So is Columbia Pictures, which has hired Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, writers on the US version of The Office, to come up with a script. "It could be a fresh look at it," said Murray, while on the promotional trail for his latest movie, City of Ember. "It could be funny." But, I hear you cry, it's nearly 25 years since the original film! The cast are practically pensioners!...

2008-09-21 15:30:00

Paramount Pictures says Steven Spielberg's ties to the Hollywood studio are cut as the famed director has signed a new deal with an Indian film group. A statement from Paramount said the studio allowed certain provisions in Spielberg's initial Paramount contract to be waived so the Dream Works official could sign a $1.2 billion deal with Reliance Big Entertainment, the Financial Times reported Saturday. The Indian studio's purchase of Dream Works, which Spielberg co-founded with producer...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.