tdr0760_Sequel of Star Wars was created by Disney


A film director George Lucas created famous films like “Star Wars” or “Indiana Jones” that became worldwide hits.

At film production company “LucasFilm”, which is a company he established and in the past Edwin Catmull (current president of Pixar) used to work at the company or there is an attraction that created in motif of him exists at Disney Park, so it has deep relationship with Disney, but their relationship become more than “fated” at last in October 2012.

Actually Walt Disney Company (below is called Disney Company” bought LucasFilm with $4.5 billion.

At the same time quick overview of “Star Wars Episode 7″ was handed out to president of Disney Company, Bob Iger, so the rights of George Lucas’s films went to Disney Company, so the publication of new episode of “Star Wars” distributed by Disney was decided.

-The list of Star Wars live action film (in order of releasing date)

1977: Star Wars Episode 4 A New Hope
1980: Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back
1983: Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi
1999: Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace
2002: Star Wars Episode 2 Attack of the Clones
2005: Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith

The live action films that released as Star Wars series are 6 in total.

George Lucas directed and written the script on each film, but the new series, episode 7 “Star Wars The Force Awakens” it was directed by “J.J. Abrams” and “Lawrence Kasdan” who did co-writer at episode 5 and 6 took in charge of script writing.

And George Lucas who made Star Wars became a creative adviser.

The series will be developed as a plan that is shown below.

Planned to be release on December 18th 2015: Star Wars Force Awakens (episode 7)
Scheduled to be release in 2016: Spin-off film
Scheduled to be release in 2017: (tentative title) Star Wars Episode 8
Scheduled to be release in 2018: Spin-off film
Scheduled to be release in 2019: (tentative title) Star Wars Episode 9

Sequel of Starr wars that is going the new path by Disney bought out. It is exciting see the new films get released.

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