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Disney to buy "Star Wars" producer Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion

Walt Disney Co said it agreed to buy film maker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd for $4.05 billion.

Disney will pay about half in cash and issue about 40 million shares at closing for the acquisition of the film studio known for the iconic "Star Wars" movies.

(Reporting by Himank Sharma in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)