[Reuters] Disney to buy "Star Wars" producer for $4.05 billion

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[Reuters] Disney to buy "Star Wars" producer for $4.05 billion - 10/31/12 01:46 AM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and its "Star Wars" franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a blockbuster deal that includes the surprise promise of a new film in the series in 2015.