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Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in Present |

George Lucas will donate the total sale of Lucasfilm to education

George Lucas will donate the total sale of Lucasfilm to education

So says Hollywood Reporter. director will donate U.S. $4.05 billion that will receive from the sale of Lucasfilm Ltd. to a foundation focused on education .

As most already know, on Tuesday of last week news broke, Walt Disney Company announced that it had paid the sum millionaire to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. and done by both the Star Wars saga. Along with the news, Disney also announced plans to launch in 2015 seventh Star Wars movie.

Now Lucas would have revealed to his closest friends will go where the final amount of the transaction. Last Wednesday and indicate what part of HR reports today.:

For 41 years, most of my time and money has been put into the company. As we begin a new chapter in my life, it is gratifying to have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy.

As reported by the media, the public will soon head the beneficiary of the large sum of money. Lucas currently serves as president of Edutopia, a foundation that can bring innovations in the field of school education. An organization that could be a likely option.

If we ignore the principal statements in the past, the story makes little sense. Lucas always showed their commitment and thus reflected a letter that was published in 2010 to Giving Pledge:

I’m spending most of my wealth to improving education. This is the key to the survival of the human race. We have to plan for our collective future, and the first step begins with the social tools, emotional and intellectual we provide to our children. As human beings, our greatest tool for survival is our ability to think and adapt … As educators, storytellers, and communicators our responsibility is to continue to do so.

Anyway, to become reality, the beneficiary of the sale of Lucasfilm Ltd. millionaire may extend to four billion dollars a field as necessary as improved education.

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