Disney is buying Lucasfilm for $4 billion( Yes BILLION, that’s a lot of green!), adding the legendary Star Wars franchise to the entertainment giant’s big bag of characters. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by founder George Lucas.
The 68-year-old Lucas will serve as a creative consultant but plans to retire.
“For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next,” said Lucas, chairman and CEO of Lucasfilm, in a statement. “It’s now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers.”
So what is your opinion? Do you think that Mickey Mouse and Luke Skywalker make good co-workers? Or do you think Star Wars may never be the same?