Originally Posted by v2micca
You mean like Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi? Honestly, if Hollywood is dead set and determined to continue milking the Star Wars universe as a cinematic franchise instead of, I don't know, actually developing new IP, this is about as good a development as any. Disney's acquisition of Marvel certainly didn't seem to adversely affect their ability to pump out fun films based on the property.
In fact I'd even prefer any future Star Wars films to have as little Lucas involvement as possible. He's lost sight of the very universe he created.