STAR WARS Franchise Crosses $4 Billion As THE LAST JEDI Nears $940 Million At The Global Box Office

STAR WARS Franchise Crosses $4 Billion As THE LAST JEDI Nears $940 Million At The Global Box Office

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi gets closer to that $1 billion milestone, it's been confirmed that Disney has now made back the $4 billion it spent to acquire the Star Wars franchise from Lucasfilm in 2012...

With Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi now approaching $940 million worldwide and well on its way to hitting the $1 billion mark, THR is reporting that the franchise has taken in $4.06 billion overall, eclipsing the sum Disney shelled out to Lucasfilm to acquire Star Wars back in 2012.

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This means that the combined ticket sales of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Stars Wars: The Force Awakens have already covered the cost of the acquisition - though this doesn't account for the hundreds of millions spent to produce and market the movies, of course.

With the recent 21st Century Fox buyout, Disney seems to be well on its way to world domination. Do you see a problem with this, or so you welcome our new mouse-eared overlords with open arms?
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