It is now possible for Disney to make a movie starring Spiderman, Woody from Toy Story, Jaba “The Hut”, Wolverine, Darth Vader, The Incredible Hulk and “Hulk” Hogan, without paying a cent in licensing fees.
In the past 10 years Disney has acquired Pixar, popular CGI Film studio producing such hits as ‘Toy Story’, Marvel, which licenses such comic book characters such as the ones in 2012’s Blockbuster film, ‘The Avengers’ .
Disney has announced that they are now are in the midst of aquiring Lucasfilm and all of it’s subsidiaries, including the rights to the ‘Star Wars’ franchise and it’s entire intellectual property portfolio for just over $4 Billion US.
The News that will really shock most people is that Disney has announced that they will release a New Star Wars Film, Episode VII in 2015. Not only will they be working on one new film but are planning to release many more films into the foreseeable future at a rate of 1 every 2-3 years.
See the Official Disney Press Release