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This article was published on November 20, 2012


    I would watch the heck out of this Disney Star Wars musical

    I would watch the heck out of this Disney Star Wars musical
    Matthew Panzarino
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    Matthew Panzarino

    Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter. Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter.

    So yeah, if you haven’t heard, Disney bought the Star Wars franchise along with the whole of LucasFilm and a bunch of other subsidiaries. The deal, which netted Lucas $4.5B, most of which he’s donating to education, has a lot of people worried about the future of the franchise.

    But this video, from the team of Michael and Paul Clarkson, identical twin writer/directors from the UK and editor Lucy Colgate, has me feeling pretty good. I’m in what seems to be a minority among Star Wars fans in that I think that Disney has a pretty good chance to make sure it lives on well.

    Yes, this is a parody, and hopefully a ‘main storyline’ Star Wars movie doesn’t get the musical treatment, but the lampooning of the I’ll make a man out of you song from Mulan is so spot on it makes me want a Disney toon spinoff.

    H/t John Augustine

    Image Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images