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Yesterday afternoon saw the bombshell news (for nerds, anyway) that Disney had, for $4 billion, acquired Lucasfilm and its subsidiaries, and was pushing ahead on Star Wars: Episode VII for 2015. George Lucas would stay on as a "creative consultant," the smallest role he will ever have taken in the making of a live action Star Wars movie yet. Disney now owned special effects titans Skywalker Sound and Industrial Light and Magic, ironic, as the latter was the company out of which Pixar was spun.
And while the elephant in the room is certainly the fact that Disney is now in creative control of the Star Wars franchise, lets not forget some of the other intellectual property that Lucasfilm has under its belt. Here are five other properties that Disney might just be thinking about now.