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The Dark Side of Osborne's Wooing of 'Star Wars'

Jack Butler | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Butler

Osborne didn't need to genuflect towards the House of Mouse, because the UK has a well-deserved reputation as the home of high quality cinema and moviemaking. But for how long? Osborne is at the top of a government that has slashed arts funding to the bone, axed the UK Film Council and is generally doing a great deal of damage in the cultural arena.

Disney Shutters Games Development At Iconic Studio

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Tech

Disney has decided to close the iconic video games studio Lucas Arts - less than six months after buying the company. LucasArts was responsible for...

Is There A 'Star Wars' Director In The House? The Latest A-Lister To Excuse Himself...

WENN | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Filmmaker Joss Whedon has been forced to turn down the job of a lifetime directing the new 'Star Wars' movie due to scheduling issues with his sequel ...

WATCH: Yoda Sings To Luke Skywalker - Disney-Style!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Another day, another 'Star Wars'/Disney parody. And this one sees Yoda helping to motivate Luke Skywalker through his training regime by singing him a...

Harrison Ford 'Keen For Return To Star Wars'

totalfilm.co.uk | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Harrison Ford is apparently keen on a return for Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII, according to sources close to the newly announced Disney sequel. ...

WATCH: Disney Princesses Welcome Leia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Ah, how sweet! Now that Lucasfilm has been sold to Disney, Princess Leia is officially a Disney princess. And rather than regard her with suspicion, t...

WATCH: What Darth Vader Did Next

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Ah, Disney. The wonderful world of Disney. Yes, Walt and his Mickey Mouse staff have bought Lucasfilm - and announced that 'Star Wars Episode 7' w...

Skywalkin' Back to Happiness

Jon Spira | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jon Spira

All I can see here is good news. Lucas is done with hurting Star Wars and is passing it on to a new generation of filmmakers and a company who have an established track record in protecting and helping develop legacy brands.

WATCH: Sneak Preview Of Disney's Star Wars Episode 7

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Comedy

So Disney has bought LucasFilm - and announced that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' will be coming in 2015. We managed to get a sneak peek at some footage, cou...

Star Wars 7 Possible Storylines In The Hands Of Disney

The Huffington Post UK | Alexandre Phalippou | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Disney has announced that it has acquired LucasFilm and, in particularly exciting news for Star Wars fans, that a new trilogy will emerge. Whe...

Star Wars Episode 7: A New Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Luke Skywalker and Yoda are joining Hulk, Nemo and Mickey Mouse as part of Disney, with George Lucas's company sold to the company for £2.5bn - and a...

Man Wins Right To Sell Star Wars Stormtrooper Replicas

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A British prop designer who made the original Stormtrooper helmets for the first Star Wars film has won the right to continue pro...