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Ace "onions" Kim | March 20th, 2013 | LEGO Star Wars, News

Businessweek Report: How Disney Bought Lucasfilm

Disney Buys Lucasfilm

Businessweek published a five-page article How Disney Bought Lucasfilm—and Its Plans for ‘Star Wars’ a few days ago and it is a fascinating read as to how the $4 billion dollar deal came about. It’s told mostly from the point of view of Robert Iger, CEO of Walt Disney, the man responsible for their acquisition of first Pixar, then Marvel, and now Lucasfilm. I did not know this but he and George had actually worked together in the past on Young Indiana Jones when Iger was at ABC. Fast forward a few years, Iger’s running Disney, Lucas is ready to retire, and they meet for breakfast:

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