Yesterday Disney acquired Lucasfilm for $4 billion. Star 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.
?There?s lots and lots of opportunities at Disney we wouldn?t have at any other studio.? stated Mr. Lucas. Ms. Kennedy pointed out that Disney has seen some success with Marvel and Pixar. Check out the video below: