In case you haven't heard—Disney just bought Lucasfilm, and they're planning to start cranking out Star Wars films on a regular basis. The word spread like wildfire, and the snark started rolling in at the speed of Twitter. So what were some of the funniest initial reactions?
Not surprisingly, George Lucas and the bane of most Star Wars fans' existence, Jar Jar Binks, have been the target of most early scorn. But there are also some pretty funny jabs at Mickey Mouse rolling in as well.
With this deal announced today, and minimal details aside from "they have a plan" revealed for the new films, I'm sure the snarkiness among fans will keep on going until we actually learn what's coming down the pike.
In the meantime, let's kick back and enjoy the fun.
To get you started, here are 22 of the funniest 140-character reactions to the deal: