LitStack Review: The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

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The Princess Diarist Carrie Fisher Blue Rider Press Release Date:  November 22, 2016 ISBN 978-0-3991-7359-2 In her 1984 semi-biographical novel Postcards from the Edge, readers were introduced to actor Carrie Fisher’s wry wit, her self-deprecating insight, and her lack of calculated artifice. Over 30 years later, The Princess Diarist bridges Postcards, giving us a younger [….]

Lucas Will Use Disney Deal to Fund Education

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From The Hollywood Reporter: Spokesperson for Lucasfilm tells THR the majority of the sale price will go toward educational philanthropy. By the end of the year, the $4.05 billion sale of Lucasfilm to Disney should be finalized. And since George Lucas owns 100 percent of his company – which has little to no debt – [….]

Lucas Gives Up Star Wars to Disney; Episode VII to Be Released in 2015

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File this one under “HUH?!” From Forbes: Disney has acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in stock and cash, which will likely move founder, chairman, and CEO of Lucasfilm, George Lucas, to a more vaunted position on the Forbes 400 chart. The leadership of Lucasfilm will pass to longtime producer Kathleen Kennedy. And in what is [….]