How social media reacted to the $4bn Star Wars Disney deal

Return of the Franchise - Star Wars Episode VII is on the wayMost of us woke up this morning to hear the news that George Lucas had sold his film company, LucasFilm, to entertainment giant Disney for $4.1bn (£2.5bn), and a new ‘Star Wars’ film is planned for 2015.

Not just one new movie, but three. To complete the original Lucas vision for a nine movie arc.

Star Wars fans didn’t waste much time as they took to the web to creatively share what they thought about the deal.

Checkout this Storify to see some of the best images that have been thrown onto the social web this morning across Twitter, Instragram, Flickr and Facebook.

There are some great images here that have so quickly been thrown together. Fingers crossed.

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