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2014-02-13 08:26:54

Exclusive Licensing Agreement with The Disney/ABC Television Group Brings Star Wars Content to Netflix Streaming Members for the First Time BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galactic Republic, Disney/ABC Television Group, Lucasfilm and Netflix Inc. today announced the highly anticipated debut of the sixth and final season of the Emmy® Award-winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, March 7....

2013-10-29 08:30:36

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd., in association with Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today launched Angry Birds(TM) Star Wars® for home and hand-held video game systems. Based on Rovio's wildly popular, action-strategy mobile game, Angry Birds Star Wars brings the interstellar struggle between the ragtag Rebel Birds and dastardly Imperial Pigs to new audiences on...

2013-08-27 08:23:12

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco announces the launch of the Star Wars Pet Fans collection. No need for Jedi mind tricks; the complete line of collars, leads, apparel and toys, co-designed by Petco and Lucasfilm, will have pets obeying all commands in order to get their paws on this one-of-a-kind collection, available in all Petco and Unleashed by Petco stores and online at petco.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130827/LA68311) "Star Wars is, and will always be,...

2013-07-18 08:27:07

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- May the flock be with you! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), in conjunction with Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd., today announced that the mobile gaming sensation, Angry Birds(TM) Star Wars(®), is expected to release on console gaming systems for the first time October 29, 2013. Complete with new levels, features and platform-unique design elements, these new...

2013-06-03 08:25:52

Qualcomm, Ford, Cinemark, Real D, State Farm, Otter Pops, Virgin America, Rubie's Costumes and Hasbro Among Brands Sponsoring Lightsaber Relay Run SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Course of the Force (COTF) - the Olympic-style lightsaber relay run is returning for a 2(nd) epic journey, beginning at the famed Skywalker Ranch, ending at San Diego's Comic-Con and benefitting Make-A-Wish Foundation, from July 9(th)-16(th). The run spans much of the California coastline with...

2013-05-07 08:27:47

One video will win $25,000 and a chance to be featured as Pringles national advertisement BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, the will of the Force has sought to bring balance to the universe, and with Pringles® in the picture, the Force has a new mission - to deliver snackable fun. As part of the Pringles® and Star Wars(TM) "The Force For Fun" promotion, more than a thousand fan-generated video ideas were crowdsourced through Tongal.com and narrowed...

2013-03-27 08:30:54

Lightsaber Relay Strikes the California Coast SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of last year's monumental, first-of-its-kind event, Course of the Force, the lightsaber run that captivated the attention of Star Wars((TM)) fans around the world, is returning July 9(th) - 16(th), 2013. Kicking off at the famed Skywalker Ranch, participants will continue the relay run down through San Francisco with several stops along the California coastline before reaching...

2013-01-03 12:23:19

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a totally out-of-this-world alliance, Pringles®, that irresistibly crunchy and flavorful crisp, and Star Wars(TM), the powerful pop culture phenomenon from Lucasfilm, have come together to launch "The Force for Fun" video contest. This fun and inventive contest gives fans everywhere the opportunity to express their creativity for the chance to have their idea made into a national TV ad. The contest celebrates the flavorful...

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...

2012-10-24 11:25:46

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. gear up for the November 8 worldwide debut of the new Angry Birds((TM)) Star Wars((TM) )app, Toys"R"Us(®) stores and Toysrus.com are ready to serve as the ultimate retail destination for consumers nationwide hoping to explore "A Galaxy Far, Far Away" with a new line of plush, board games, launchers and more. Gamers, collectors and pop culture enthusiasts eagerly awaiting the mashup of these two beloved...