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The Cricket's Daily 3: A disturbance in The Force

Published October 31, 2012 9:38 am

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Here's what's being talked about in pop culture — and it's all about Disney buying LucasFilm:

• What is that mixture of hope and dread coursing through the universe? The prospect of a "Star Wars, Episode VII," depending on who might direct it. (Please, God, not George Lucas.) [Entertainment Weekly]

• What will George Lucas do with the $4.05 billion Disney is paying for LucasFilm? Philanthropy, in the Bill Gates model. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Do you think Twitter had anything to say about the Disney-LucasFilm deal? Of course it did. [The Huffington Post]