Breaking News of the Day: Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Says 'Star Wars Episode 7' In 2015

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For a cool $4.05 billion, Disney just scooped up Lucasfilm Ltd and Star Wars, putting them on the shelf next to Marvel, ESPN, ABC, and Pixar.

The second bombshell in the press release announced Star Wars: Episode 7 with a targeted 2015 release.

Wow. That's a lot to process. Thoughts?

(Also: Who should direct Episode 7?)

West Side Saber of the Day

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West Side Story's knife fight rumble is way cooler with lightsabers.

When you're a Jedi, you're a Jedi all the way, from your first Deathstick to when you dissolve into a ghost.

Star Wars Orchestra Flashmob of the Day

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This Star Wars surprise isn't just a flashmob -- it's an entire flash orchestra.

Germany wins 10 points.

The Empire PSYkes Back of the Day

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Luke has a close call on Bespin. Yet another 11 seconds you won't regret.

Religious Halloween Decor of the Day

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Perfection.

Empire Strikes Back Reaction Video of the Day

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Proof that classic Star Wars can still capture the imagination of today's youngsters, and that the biggest spoiler of the last 30 years can remain intact for the very few. It's about to blow these kids' minds.

Well done, geek parents!

(Somewhat) Human Yoda Model of the Day

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Minus the ears, it's not hard to imagine this incredible Yoda sculpture as the kindly old man across the street. Especially if you live on Dagobah.

More shots and some of the building process at Laughing Squid.