Top Movie News Stories of 2012: Disney takes 'Star Wars,' Channing Tatum, 'Avengers'
Which movies, stars and studios made headlines this year?
2012 was expected to set records at the box office and launch a slew of new franchises. For the most part, those predictions came to pass. What was obviously unexpected was the worst shooting at a U.S. movie theater this century, the departure of two prominent studio heads and, arguably, the most important acquisition by a major media company in years. With that in mind, let's look back at some of the biggest movie news stories in the embedded gallery below.
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