Sensational news came from the USA. The Walt Disney Company acquired the LucasFilm movie studio from George Lucas. This was reported in an official press release.
The deal is valued at $ 4.05 billion. Walt Disney will pay about half of this amount to the founder and sole owner of LucasFilm, and for the remainder Lucas will receive 40 million shares of Walt Disney itself.
“For 35 years, I have followed with great satisfaction how“; Star Wars' passed from one generation to the next. Now it's time to pass them on to another generation of moviemakers. I always knew that Star Wars outlive me and believed that it was necessary to transfer the reins of government during his lifetime, '' said George Lucas in a statement.
The Topic of Article: George Lucas sold Lucasmovie to Walt Disney.