The Danish toymaker will cut around 8 percent of staff after company's fortunes takes a dive in 2017 - a dramatic turn of affairs after a decade of growth and reminiscent of its near bankruptcy in 2003.
The third installment of the "Star Wars" sequels trilogy, due out in May 2019, is now without a director. Colin Trevorrow and Lucasfilm have parted ways, saying their visions didn't line up.
The iconic Danish toymaker is facing its biggest test since flirting with bankruptcy in 2003, announcing it will lay off 8 percent of its staff after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade.
"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...." On May 25, 1977, these words flashed onto the movie screen for the first time. And that was more than just the beginning of a space saga.
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