Disney buying 'Star Wars' maker Lucasfilm

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Posted: Oct 30, 2012 3:59 PM
Disney buying 'Star Wars' maker Lucasfilm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney says it is buying 'Star Wars' maker Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion from George Lucas.

In a statement announcing the deal Tuesday, Lucas says, "It's now time for me to pass 'Star Wars' on to a new generation of filmmakers."