Disney (DIS -0.5%) says Lucasfilm started production on the next animated Star Wars TV series...

|By:, SA News Editor

Disney (DIS -0.5%) says Lucasfilm started production on the next animated Star Wars TV series with a fall 2014 release scheduled. The launch of the series will mark the first time the mighty Disney marketing machine is behind the show and is expected to have some tie-ins to the company's studio, theme park, and consumer products segments as well as the intriguing Disney Interactive - viewed as an earnings wildcard in the Disney mix.