Created in 1977 by George Lucas, Star Wars is a film series that grew into a franchise. As most know by now, the sci-fi adventure is set in a galaxy far, far away. Since the original film, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, opened in 1977, five other films, including its two seque
ls and a prequel trilogy, have been released. The Walt Disney Company acquired Lucas's production company, Lucasfilm, in 2012.
Star Wars merchandise available via Star Wars' official website includes art and collectibles such as figures, replicas, statues, and busts; books and comics including audio books and e-books; games and outdoor gear such as board games, sports, video games, and video-game add-ons; lifestyle items including accessories, apparel, electronics, home goods, novelty products, and school and office supplies; and video and music for media such as Blu-ray, CD, digital video, and DVD.
Additionally, Star Wars sells toys, including action figures, role-play gear, science sets, and vehicles from brands such as Lego and Hasbro.