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On 3/8/2018 12:35 PM, Connor wrote:
> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:11:19 AM UTC-8, Ian J. Ball wrote:
>> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:12:33 AM UTC-8, Connor wrote:
>>
>>> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:21:57 AM UTC-8, David wrote:
>>>
>>>>
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/jon-favreau-executive-...
>>>>
>>>> Jon Favreau to Executive Produce, Write Live-Action 'Star Wars' Series
>>>> by Ryan Parker
>>>>
>>>> Jon Favreau is set to executive produce and write a  live-action Star
>>>> Wars series, Disney announced Thursday.
>>>>
>>>> "I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and
>>>> write for the new direct-to-consumer platform,” Kathleen Kennedy,
>>>> Lucasfilm president said in a statement. “Jon brings the perfect mix
>>>> of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star
>>>> Wars universe. This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a
>>>> diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the
>>>> opportunity to build a robust talent base.”
>>>
>>> Are they talking about TV or some streaming thing we'd have to pay for??
>>
>> The latter: no one is talking about putting this on ABC...  :/
> 
> Okay thanks, didn't know what direct to consumer platform meant.
> 
It means the consumer's money goes directly to the broadcaster instead 
of thru the advertisers first.

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