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The Force Awakens isn’t even out yet and it’s already boosting Disney’s earnings

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Originally posted at qz.com

by Ashley Rodriguez

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Picture: “They’re coming.” (Lucasfilm)

In 2012, the Walt Disney Company paid $4 billion to acquire Lucasfilm and the rights to Star Wars. Now, it’s about to truly reap the rewards of that investment.The entertainment behemoth, which is gearing up to release Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Dec. 18, just posted its fifth ...

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Josh Trank to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Standalone Movie

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Originally posted at variety.com

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“Chronicle” and “Fantastic Four”-helmer Josh Trank will direct a standalone “Star Wars” movie,Lucasfilm and Disney have announced.

The subject of the movie has not been revealed, but would feature characters from the “Star Wars” universe and not be part of the upcoming trilogy, starting with next year’s “Star Wars: Episode VII” ...

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