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Netflix’s Loss of Marvel Movies May Hurt Subscriber Growth, Poll Finds

Some 22 percent of Americans in the new poll said they’d cancel their Netflix subscription if Disney’s Marvel Studios films (like Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War) were removed from the platform. And 20 percent said they’d drop the streamer if Lucasfilm’s Star Wars movies left the service. – Erik Hayden, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2vXnL2j
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Star Wars TV Production Begins In The U.K.

Tonight we can reveal that the third as yet unannounced Star Wars TV series will be shot in the UK under the production name of SERIES III PRODUCTIONS (UK) LIMITED which was registered on the public UK companies register on the 12th October 2018. We anticipate that the focal point of the series will be revealed at Star Wars Celebration in April. – Brian Cameron, Fantha Tracks » https://ift.tt/2GH29yi

LUCASFILM STEPS IN! ORDERS THEM TO REMOVE CLAIM! JUSTICE!!

Star Wars Theory has announced that Lucasfilm has stepped in and removed the copyright claim on his greenlit fan film. Just a day after SWT posted a video with Warner Chappell’s rogue response to the claim, threatening the popular YouTube channel with removal of the video. In his post, SWT thanked everyone that shared his plight and made his story trend enough to get the attention of Lucasfilm. – Michael Whay, Streaming-TV » https://youtu.be/5wn2jYlmvy4

Disney filed a YouTube copyright claim on a Darth Vader fan film—and the creator is shocked

…Star Wars Theory said Walt Disney Music Company and the Warner Chappell music company put in a copyright claim for the music composition. That means the money that wasn’t supposed to be earned by anybody is now going to those companies, and the film that was supposed to be commercial-free, per the agreement between Star Wars Theory and Lucasfilms, will now have advertisements. It’s upset Star Wars Theory—who said he hired a composer to create original music for his film, meaning it shouldn’t have been copyright claimed. – Josh Katzowitz, The Daily Dot » http://bit.ly/2RwVGvS

Disney+ won’t debut any Star Wars movies for streaming

[CEO Bob] Iger also said he doesn’t know how much subscribing to the service will cost. “We haven’t even decided what we’re going to charge for it,” he said. Iger previously said that Disney’s streaming service will be priced below rival Netflix’s monthly rate, which is $11 a month for a standard plan in the US. – Joan E. Solsman, CNET https://cnet.co/2LPqSjV
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