Disney will produce three spinoff "Star Wars" films, according to CEO Bob Iger.

Iger spoke Wednesday during the Walt Disney Company quarterly earning stockholders call. According to Variety, he said the plan is to release these films in the years when the studio doesn't release chapters of the main saga.

Because Star Wars: Episode VII" is scheduled for a December 2015 release, that means that the first stand-alone movie is being readied for 2016. Basically, we'll have new "Star Wars" movies for something like (2 plus 3, carry this ...) a lot of years in a row.

If only I'd bought Disney stock a couple years ago.

Now the question becomes what will the stand-alones focus on. Rumors have included Han Solo, Boba Fett and Yoda.

According to CinemaBlend.com, Lawrence Kasdan (who is also cowriting "Star Wars: Episode VII") will pen one of the screenplays, and Simon Kinberg is taking care of the second one. There's still no word on who will write the third one.

There's been tons of "Star Wars" news in recent weeks, including an unconfirmed report that the next film will be called "Star Wars: Episode VII: The Ancient Fear." It's also been confirmed that filming is underway and the cast will include Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow.

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