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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....

2013-06-03 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...

2013-05-23 12:25:06

-More than five million LEGO bricks used to create life-sized X-Wing starfighter in celebration of new LEGO Star Wars animated TV special "The Yoda(TM) Chronicles" premiering on Cartoon Network- NEW YORK, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The LEGO Group today unveiled the world's largest LEGO model, a 1:1 replica of the LEGO® Star Wars(TM) X-Wing starfighter, in New York's Times Square. To celebrate the upcoming premiere of The Yoda Chronicles on Cartoon Network on Wednesday, May 29...

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...

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...

2012-09-14 06:25:19

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the extraordinary response for the newly re-mastered "RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK" during its one-week IMAX engagement, Paramount Pictures Corporation, a division of Viacom, Inc., has announced that the film will have an extended theatrical run beginning Friday, September 14. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) The unforgettable and beloved film from director Steven Spielberg and executive producer George Lucas will...

2012-04-16 02:26:10

LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAB 2012 - Booth # SL14407) THX Ltd. today announced new additions to its THX Media Director(TM) ecosystem, including the upcoming Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment release of Red Tails on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD, and new quality assurance partners, The Testing Group and Testronic Labs. THX Media Director is a technology that transforms digital media into smart content, enabling CE devices (i.e., Blu-ray players, set-top boxes,...

2012-04-10 10:21:50

NEW YORK, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DK Publishing announced today a $95,000 children's book donation on behalf of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion, two all-volunteer organizations of Star Wars(TM) costume enthusiasts who raise money for children's charities all over the world. The donation, a record-breaking amount for DK, was made to The Today Show Charitable Foundation, Inc., who dispersed over 7,000 new, full-color reference books to The Pajama Program for distribution to children...

2012-03-12 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., today announced that Star Wars®: Clone Wars Adventures(TM), the free-to-play, family-friendly, online game based on the popular Cartoon Network animated series, Star Wars®: The Clone Wars(TM), has more than 10 million registered players. "Clone Wars Adventures is one of our original free-to-play games and it continues to demonstrate...

2012-02-29 11:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The man with the hat is back - and looking better than ever! The world's favorite globe-trotting archaeologist is, at long last, embarking on his greatest adventure - when The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection comes to Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Media Distribution. The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection will be excavated in the fall of 2012 and will include all four of Indy's thrilling...