‘Star Wars’ Authors Claim Disney Royalties “Fall Through the Cracks”

‘Star Wars’ Authors Claim Disney Royalties “Fall Through the Cracks”
In November, author Alan Dean Foster wrote an open letter claiming that he was owed royalties for work relating to both the Star Wars and Alien franchises dating back to The Walt Disney Co.’s $4 billion buy of Lucasfilm in 2012 and the closing of its $71 billion 21st Century Fox buy in 2019. “My wife has serious medical issues, and in 2016 I was diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer,” Foster wrote. “We could use the money. Not charity: just what I’m owed.”

Foster wasn’t alone. On April 28, an activist effort called the #DisneyMustPay Joint Task Force — ...
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