Bob Iger Talks The Future Of “Star Wars”

Various bits of “Star Wars” news today. First up, Disney CEO Robert A. Iger’s released a shareholder letter this week (via JediNews) in which he says new intellectual property based on the “Star Wars” franchise has “an estimated useful life of approximately 40 years”.

One of the first things out of the gate is the new animated series “Star Wars Rebels”. Iger confirms the series will first launch with a movie and a series of shorts this Summer on the Disney Channel before it moves to its series home on Disney XD.

Finally, the “Disney Infinity” console game franchise is expanding beyond Disney and Pixar properties to include characters from both the Marvel and Star Wars Universes.

Source: The Wall Street Journal