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‘The Last Jedi’ opens with $220M, falls short of ‘The Force Awakens’

NEW YORK — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will happily settle for second. Rian Johnson’s second installment in the third “Star Wars” trilogy rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. That gives “The Last ...

Why comic-book fans are stoked about Disney’s $52B Fox deal

Welcome home, Magneto. Long time no see, Mystique. Disney’s deal to buy the 20th Century Fox movie assets means the X-Men will be reunited with their Marvel comics pals like Captain America and Iron Man. In announcing the deal, Disney promised Magneto, Mystique and the rest of...

Disney Is About to Become the ‘Walmart of Hollywood’

Walt Disney Co.’s deal with 21st Century Fox Inc. will transform Hollywood’s most successful studio into an even more powerful force, potentially pressuring rivals to consolidate, squeezing theater chains and furthering the industry trend of blockbusters and sequels.Disney wi...

Marvel Has 20

Marvel Studios is currently at work on a number of movies that will bring Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a definite close. Black Panther, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Avengers: Infinity War are now in post-production awaiting their release next year. The untitled fo...

New Star Wars trilogy

LOS ANGELES • Call it a new hope. Walt Disney Co is making another trilogy of Star Wars movies, its second since it bought Lucasfilm and the fourth since the space drama debuted in 1977. The n...

Disney announces brand new 'Star Wars' trilogy from 'The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Set in a different corner of the galaxy of the Skywalker Saga, the new movies will have new characters and new creatures. The galaxy far, far away is expanding further on screen with a new trilo...

New 'Star Wars' trilogy in development, Disney says

The galaxy far, far away is expanding further on screen with a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films outside of the ongoing Skywalker saga, Walt Disney Co said Thursday, to be overseen by Rian Johnso...

‘Star Wars’ sets a huge new course with a Rian Johnson film trilogy and a streaming TV series

Rian Johnson — like Rey (Daisy Ridley, above) in his “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — is wielding new power within Disney. (Disney/Lucasfilm 2017) “THE LAST JEDI” isn’t in theaters ye...

New live-action Star Wars series coming to Disney streaming

If you want more Jedi, Sith Lords, droids and rebels in your life, Disney announced Thursday plans to develop a new live-action Star Wars TV series. Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the news during ...

'Star Wars' Announces New Trilogy Directed by Rian Johnson and Live Action TV Series

"Star Wars" universe in the galaxy far, far away is expanding. The projects include a new trilogy to be directed by Rian Johnson. The announcement was made after " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " whic...

Rian Johnson to create new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy

Jake Coyle, Associated Press Published 6:20 p.m. ET Nov. 9, 2017 FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2013 file photo, screenwriter Rian Johnson attends the National Board of Review Awards ...

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