Disney Buys Indiana Jones

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Mickey Mouse now owns both Han Solo and his whip-bearing twin Indy—Disney has purchased the rights to the Indiana Jones franchise from Paramount, the film group that distributed the first four films in the beloved action/adventure series.

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Variety's got the scoop. Disney can now produce and distribute new Indy movies. Get ready for Indiana Jones 5: Goofy's Revenge.

Disney bought LucasFilm—the creators of both Indiana Jones and Star Wars—last fall, but they didn't have full ownership of the franchise. Now here's hoping for a sequel to Fate of Atlantis...

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Every time Disney purchases another franchise the only thought to go through my head is whether or not this could work in Kingdom Hearts.