Source: Walt Disney’s corporate site

Also, tucked into the press release is a mention of “Star Wars Episode VII”. Make of that what you will.

Key Lucas quote:

For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next. It’s now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers. I’ve always believed that Star Wars could live beyond me, and I thought it was important to set up the transition during my lifetime.