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2013-06-18 23:17:38

CelebrityBusinessAnalyst.com released its opinion on whether J.J. Abrams´ new installment of the Star Wars franchise has the potential to meet its financial goals. On the heels of an MSN Money report which says that it will be a tough job for Abrams and Disney, Celebrity Business Analyst takes a positive stance on the challenge. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Celebrity Business Analyst announced its opinion on a June 11 report in MSN Money concerning the financial challenge of...

2013-06-17 00:20:39

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Touch Media announced George Lucas' first-ever Emmy® award win for Star Wars: The Clone Wars in the Outstanding Special Class-Animation category. The legendary creator of the Star Wars series was presented the award this evening by Carrie Fisher, star of his iconic films. Red Touch Media previously announced its unique partnership with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) as the premiere digital content management...

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...

2013-05-02 23:22:49

"Help Ben Walk" Drive Seeks To Raise Funds For Ben Wolverton's Recovery. St. George, UT (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 On May 4th, thousands of supporters of Sci Fi and Star Wars author David Wolverton, also known for his fantasy works under the pen name David Farland, will host a book bomb and Tweet campaign to help raise urgently needed funds, required to get his son Ben into rehabilitation. Hundreds of people will tweet on Star Wars Day, May 4th, 2013 in an effort to help Ben Wolverton, a...

2013-05-01 23:00:14

For the second year in a row, Her Universe, the leading sci-fi merchandise line for fangirls, is teaming up with Hot Topic to offer new exclusive Star Wars dresses and fashion tops. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Star Wars fans already know that the Force is everywhere but on May 4th the stars align for those who live and breathe every moment of the Star Wars saga. This day is a special opportunity to celebrate all things in that "galaxy far, far away" and, of course, to say, "May the...

2013-04-24 12:28:26

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 'Star Wars VII - Return of the Empire' has gotten almost a million views in one week and continues to grow rapidly. Director Sam Macaroni, known for his popular action/comedy youtube videos, has created a world where Disney and Star Wars characters mix seamlessly. Movies.com called it "the Most Elaborate Disney Mash-up Yet." The Huffington Post said "This Disneyfied "Star Wars" parody finally lets us see what would happen if R2D2 met...

2013-02-14 12:23:04

LEXINGTON, Mass., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stride Rite®, the leader in premium children's footwear, today announced the introduction of its Star Wars(TM) by Stride Rite® Trilogy of the Lights, an epic collection of sneakers with unique light-up technology only available through the innovation of Stride Rite. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

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...

2012-11-12 04:20:44

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ScreenUsed.com sets a second world record with the selling price of an original clapperboard, also known as a camera slate. ScreenUsed is one of a few dealers worldwide that sells movie and television props and wardrobe as collectibles. They have been in business since 2003, selling exclusively on their website. However, in July of 2012 they held their first on-line auction. During that auction, they achieved a world record price of...

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...