Disney to Buy George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Ltd for $ 4.1 Billion in Cash

Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Ltd and its Star Wars franchise for $4.1 billion in cash-and-stock in a blockbuster deal that includes the surprise promise of a new film in the series in 2015. The deal unites a boutique Northern California film studio that brought special effects into the digital […]