A Seventh Star Wars Movie?

Big news today as Disney announced that it is buying Lucasfilm for a reported $4 billion dollars. Not only that, but Disney are planning a seventh Star Wars movie to be released in 2015.

“For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next,” said Star Wars creator George Lucas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lucasfilm. “It’s now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers. ”

Wow. Just wow. I don’t really know how I feel about this. Disney hasn’t done too badly by Marvel, and Star Wars is already over-merchandised. But another movie? I feel a great disturbance in the force…