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George Lucas (file / credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Disney Buying Lucasfilm From George Lucas, Will Release New ‘Star Wars’ Films

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015.

10/30/2012

Mariah Carey joins Walt Disney Company President and CEO Robert A. Iger (right), Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Thomas O. Staggs and Mickey Mouse for the christening of the newest ship of Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Fantasy. (Photo by Matt Stroshane/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

Mariah Carey Hits Hudson River Pier To Help Christen New Disney Ship

Singer Mariah Carey helped christen the new Disney cruise ship Fantasy at a Hudson River pier in Manhattan on Thursday night and promised to bring her twins back to enjoy some Disney hospitality.

03/02/2012

The 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Museum site - New York, NY - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: No Way 9/11 Museum Can Open On Time

Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

12/30/2011

Items seized in Operation Holiday Hoax (credit: ICE)

ICE Announces Seizure Of $80 Million In Counterfeit Goods

Fake NFL jerseys, Disney knock-offs, and replicas of an Angry Birds toy are all part of the massive seizure of counterfeit goods announced Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

12/22/2011

Mike Myers stars in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me." Photo New Line Cinema.

Gotham Gossipist: Austin Powers Coming to a Broadway Theater Near You

Turning movies into plays is nothing new to Broadway, favorites like 42nd Street, Phantom of the Opera and Little Shop of Horrors, all started out as movies and were later converted for the stage.

12/12/2011

Super Soaker Thunderstorm (credit: Nerf)

‘Time to Play’ Magazine Shows Off Summer’s Hot Toys In Chelsea

What will your child be playing with this summer?

04/28/2011

Ex-Disney Worker Sentenced For Trying To Pass Along Secrets

A woman with access to insider information was blinded by love, she says…and the judge agreed.

02/22/2011

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