Cosplayers dress in Star Wars outfits pose for photos during the National Cosplay Championships as part of the Supanova Pop Culture Expo at the Dome at Olympic Park on June 19, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.
Two related pieces of news broke geek minds Tuesday:
There will be a Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015. With episodes VIII and IX to follow.
Twitter exploded, with four key terms becoming top 10 trending topics in the United States: Star Wars, Lucasfilm, Disney and… Jar Jar Binks. That’s probably being tweeted by those pessimistic about this purchase. (Shortly after that, top Twitter trends also included LucasArts, Mickey Mouse and Indiana Jones.)
Which side are you on? Excited or feeling deeply sick to your stomach? Let us know in the poll and comments below.
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