John Scalzi, author of Redshirts and Old Man's War among others, had a
good take on this in his blog. His summary point: "Bluntly: Best thing
that could happen, especially if you’re a Star Wars fan."
One can read the whole thing here:
On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 9:39 AM, M-D November <mdnovem...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't have as much of a problem with this as most people, I think. Part
> of it may be that I don't think Disney can do anything to devalue the
> franchise that Lucas himself hasn't already done in the name of "family
> entertainment" (hello, JarJar!) But mostly because Disney's recent
> acquisition of Marvel, plus their long-term treatment of Pixar ("Cars 2" not
> withstanding) shows that the current management understands when to let
> subsidiaries run semi-autonomously.
> Plus, what's the real danger here? Theme park rides? We already have those.
> On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:49:08 PM UTC-4, Kevin M. (RPCV) wrote:
>>> Didn't Lucus always claim that he had story outlines for three trilogies
>> He always said they were in his head, but apparently part of the deal with
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