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Disney buy Star Wars

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby Escadrille Ecosse » Tue Oct 30, 2012 22:31 pm

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby mr_poll » Tue Oct 30, 2012 22:33 pm

Star Wars VIII - Jar Jar Binks Strikes Back (because a focus group says that the core toy buying group really identify with the character and therefore merch sales will rise)

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby verylonglegs » Tue Oct 30, 2012 22:34 pm

Heard this story on the radio, always nice to hear a billionaire pensioner decides he needs to cash in the last of his dignity for that one last payday.

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby pipipi » Wed Oct 31, 2012 08:30 am

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby OffTheBackAdam » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:40 am

I cringed when I heard this.
Snow White & the Seven Ewoks?

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby B.M.R. » Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:09 am

It'll probably be some animated movie a'la Clone Wars rather than a live action film. Unless they're going to do some sort of Rambo regen thing where we pick up with the characters 30 years later where Luke has taken to dressing like the Joker and gone totally batsh*t, Leia is a grumpy comedian who has survived addictions to alcohol and drugs, Han Solo won't be there because he refuses to talk about it, and we have some bizarre sub story involved a character who is a horrible characterisation of Jamiacan people and lends no value to the story at all.

That said, a really dark seventh film involving Boba Fett climbing out of the Sarlac pit and embarking on a Taken style rampage would be awesome.

Still, they did alright with Indy 4 didn't they?........ Hello?

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby ThomThom » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:36 pm

They can't f'uck it more up than Lucas did himself with the latest 3 movies.

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby BigJimmyB » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:49 pm

If Lucas wasn't planning any more himself, perhaps a move from Disney and he thought 'why not?'

Although there are a lot of 'why nots'

Should have left it at the original 3 films.

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby giant man » Wed Oct 31, 2012 14:07 pm

It was bad enough when they bought Studio Ghibli, then released Arriety, not anywhere as good as previous Ghiblis. I can only summise the future Star Wars releases to be as dismally bad ..... great shame
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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby harrydaisy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 20:44 pm

Apparently Lucas retirement fund - 2.5 billion - what a smug greedy bastard :D
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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby izza » Thu Nov 01, 2012 21:15 pm

Simple experiment carried out this evening.

Apparatus:
My sons, who are are called Obi and Lukes.

Method:
I walk into the living room this eve and shouted "Oi, Mickey, Pluto, its bed time."

Result:
No movement at all. The two f them stayed on the sofa watching TV.

Conclusion
Mixing Disney and Star Wars doesn't do any good at all.

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby nunowoolmez » Thu Nov 01, 2012 21:41 pm

Sad news. Can't see it working really. I'll probably go see the films anyhow.

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby simona75 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 22:28 pm

ThomThom wrote:They can't f'uck it more up than Lucas did himself with the latest 3 movies.


I agree. Plus Disney arent all bad. For example they own Marvel studios and their recent output has been good (ironman, Thor, avengers)

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby HungryCol » Fri Nov 02, 2012 17:10 pm

Star Wars is for kids not nostalgia addicts :roll:

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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby symo » Fri Nov 02, 2012 17:47 pm

I predict a load of crap, I predict a load of crap.
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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby symo » Fri Nov 02, 2012 17:49 pm

simona75 wrote:
ThomThom wrote:They can't f'uck it more up than Lucas did himself with the latest 3 movies.


I agree. Plus Disney arent all bad. For example they own Marvel studios and their recent output has been good (ironman, Thor, avengers)


Err I thought as part of the deal they only provide Finance. Their creative input is limited; as films by committee have been embarrassingly bad for the evil empite, sorry I meant for the Disney Corporation.
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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby Sirius631 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 19:32 pm

OffTheBackAdam wrote:I cringed when I heard this.
Snow White & the Seven Ewoks?


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Re: Disney buy Star Wars

Postby simona75 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 21:07 pm

symo wrote:
simona75 wrote:
ThomThom wrote:They can't f'uck it more up than Lucas did himself with the latest 3 movies.


I agree. Plus Disney arent all bad. For example they own Marvel studios and their recent output has been good (ironman, Thor, avengers)


Err I thought as part of the deal they only provide Finance. Their creative input is limited; as films by committee have been embarrassingly bad for the evil empite, sorry I meant for the Disney Corporation.


I heard that they have similar plans for Star Wars. If they can hire someone like JJ Abrams and hand creative control over then things may be ok


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