Twitter abuzz with Disney-Lucas mashups

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2011 file photo, "Darth Vader" accepts the Ultimate Villain award from "Star Wars" creator George Lucas during the 2011 Scream Awards, in Los Angeles. A decade after George Lucas said "Star Wars" was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy is destined for theaters after The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, that it was buying Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie nerds went nuts on Twitter upon hearing the news Tuesday that Disney was buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. Many were psyched about the prospect of three new "Star Wars" movies, starting with the tentatively titled "Episode 7" in 2015, while others were worried that the Disney empire would ruin the Evil Empire.

Either way, fans had fun thinking up mashups of these two cultural institutions, flooding Twitter feeds with the hashtag "DisneyStarWars." Among the most amusing mixes:

— When You Wish Upon a Death Star.

— Finding Greedo.

— Song of the Sith.

— Lando and the Tramp.

— Snow White and the Seven Droids.

— The Princess Leia Diaries.

— Emperor Palpatine's New Groove.

— The Wookiee.

— Beauty and the Boba Fett.

— Lilo & Sith.

— The Fox and the Han Solo.

— Droid Story.

— Jabba the Pooh.

— Bambi Wan Kenobi.

— Chitty Chitty Death Star.

— That's So Vader.

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What are your favorite Disney-Lucas mashups? Share them with AP Movie Writer Christy Lemire on Twitter: https://twitter.com/christylemire

 
 
 

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