Star Wars

The latest on the Star Wars franchise. Created by George Lucas, the 1977 film Star Wars created a worldwide cultural phenomenon, becoming one of the most successful media franchises in history. The popularity of the original film lead to multiple sequels and prequels, including The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. The franchise has also inspired countless toys, video games and other merchandise. Part of Lucas Films, The Walt Disney Company purchased the franchise in 2012.