Royalty Wars Over ‘Star Wars’ Books: Disney Refuses to Pay

Royalty Wars Over ‘Star Wars’ Books: Disney Refuses to Pay

There’s a full on royalty war underway in regard to Alan Dean Foster’s books, Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker (a novelization of the Star Wars film, A New Hope), and Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, (its sequel). Apparently, when Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012, the checks stopped rolling in for purchases on the ghostwritten sci-fi works.

7 Star Wars Memes I Have a Good Feeling About

7 Star Wars Memes I Have a Good Feeling About

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Star Wars may have started well before memes became our primary means of communication, but that hasn’t led to it’s neglect. Besides, with the prequels providing basically endless fuel, and some new screenshots from the sequels, we’ve got fertile ground for a rich meme harvest.   Please Never Describe Me Image via Dorkly Besides being spectacularly shady, this is relatable. Not because my father was flammable, in so far as I know, but because we all know at least one person who can’t describe people to save their lives. Ironically, my dad is this way. He once described someone to …

“Princess Diaries” Author Meg Cabot Penning Cosmic Story in “Star Wars” Universe

“Princess Diaries” Author Meg Cabot Penning Cosmic Story in “Star Wars” Universe

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Meg Cabot has a new spinoff book set in the world of “Princess Diaries” called “From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess: Royal Crush,” and that’s great, but have you heard the other news? She is writing a story set in a galaxy far, far away.   via Wikipedia   In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Cabot spoke of her contribution to the upcoming anthology titled “Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View.” She reveals that everybody’s favorite Disney princess (Princess Leia!) was a major source of inspiration for the creation of Mia Thermopolis.   The anthology will explore fresh perspectives in the …

These New Star Wars Books Shine a Light on “The Last Jedi”

These New Star Wars Books Shine a Light on “The Last Jedi”

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As “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” looms like the Death Star over Alderaan, fans are itching for any information they can get. Del Rey Books has got us covered, though, with their new banner entitled “Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”   Image courtesy of Starwars.com   “Leia: Princess of Alderaan” by Claudia Gray is a coming-of-age novel about Princess Leia Organa. The story will follow Princess Leia before we see her receive the Death Star plans in “Rogue One.” Gray’s young adult novel will show how a young royal can become involved in a galactic rebellion.   Image courtesy of Starwars.com   …