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Pixar and Lucasfilm Settle Anti-Poaching Case

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subsidiaries Lucasfilm and Pixar have settled a lawsuit that involves them in being a part of a consortium of Silicon Valley companies to not poach workers from rival companies, according to a bier order released by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh.  Judge Koh said that she received a letter from lawyers in the case disclosing that the two companies settled their part of a contested case, which leaves five companies in the litigation.

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J.J. Abrams Will Direct Star Wars Episode VII

Disney acquired LucasFilm for $4 billion in October.  After buying out Lucasfilm, Disney announced that they will be launching a new Star Wars movie.  The working title for the movie is Star Wars Episode VII.  George Lucas will not be directing though.  Instead J.J. Abrams will be the director.  The announcement was made on Friday night at midnight EST on StarWars.com.

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WATCH: Disney Characters Welcome Princess Leia

In this YouTube musical, Disney princesses including Ariel, Cinderella, Aurora, Snow White, and Belle welcome Princess Leia from Star Wars to their crew.  The Disney princesses are showing Leia what it takes to be a a Disney princess now that The Walt Disney Company has acquired LucasFilm.  We have seen many funny videos poking fun at the Disney-LucasFilm merger.  This includes Darth Vader visiting Disney Land and a new director being sought for Star Wars.  This video was put together by AVbyte and it has hit over 45,000 views.

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WATCH: Darth Vader Visits Disney Land

Now that Disney owns LucasFilm, it’s only natural for Darth Vader to visit “the happiest place on Earth.”  It’s pretty funny to see Darth Vader riding around on a carousel and the Stormtroopers wearing Mickey Mouse hats.  This video was uploaded by Disney Parks and has hit over 1.6 million views.  Check out the video below:

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WATCH: Disney Chooses Director For Star Wars [PARODY]

IGN Entertainment has created this parody video of Disney picking a new director for the new Star Wars movie. Disney acquired LucasFilm, the company behind Star Wars, for $4.05 billion on October 30.   Some of the possible directors include M. Night Shyamalan, Kevin Smith, Michael Bay, etc.  After naming the possible director, IGN shows a mini-clip of what the movie would be like.  This video has hit 46,000+ views in 2 days.  Check out the parody video below:

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George Lucas To Give Away A Lot Of His Wealth To Education

Lucasfilm Ltd. sold to Disney for $4.05 billion a couple of days ago.  Lucasfilm owner George Lucas announced that he will give away a lot of the proceeds from the acquisition to education causes.

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WATCH: George Lucas Talks About Star Wars Episode 7 and Disney Deal

Yesterday Disney acquired Lucasfilm for $4 billionStar Wars: Episode VII is expected to be released in 2015.  George Lucas will be involved in the development of Episode VII as a consultant.  Below is a video of George Lucas talking about the acquisition and his involvement in future Star Wars movies.  He will be working with Kathleen Kennedy, the new president of Lucasfilm.

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Disney Acquires Lucasfilm For $4 Billion, Announcing New Star Wars Film For 2015

Disney has acquired Lucasfilm for $4 billion.  As part of the acquisition announcement, Disney and Lucasfilm said that a new Star Wars movie is coming in 2015.  The movie currently has the working title of Star Wars: Episode 7.  This means that this will be a follow-up to Return Of The Jedi.

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