Well I can’t say I’m too surprised by this. As widely reported by entertainment industry publications, Star Wars, now under the ownership of Disney, will pursue spinoffs in addition to the announced trilogy planned to hit theaters starting in 2015.
Again, not very surprised, this is Disney after all, they dropped a big $4 Billion for the rights to this franchise and they will squeeze every last dollar from it.
I wonder what the hardcore Star Wars fans think about this. But before they voice their complaints too loudly, let’s not forget Mickey Mouse as portrayed by South Park:
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