Disney to buy "Star Wars" producer Lucasfilm for $4.05 bln

Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:04pm EDT

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said it agreed to buy film maker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd for $4.05 billion.

Disney will pay about half in cash and issue about 40 million shares at closing for the acquisition of the film studio known for the iconic "Star Wars" movies.

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KyuuAL wrote:
Star Wars will be a big joke from here on out.

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