BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney says it has completed its acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.06 billion in cash and stock.
The company said Friday that it issued 37.1 million shares and made a cash payment of $2.21 billion to buy the maker of "Star Wars" from its sole owner, George Lucas.
The total transaction value was based on Friday's closing price of $50 for Disney shares.
The deal includes special effects giant Industrial Light & Magic, video game maker LucasArts and sound studio Skywalker Sound.
The Walt Disney Co. has said it will revive the "Star Wars" franchise beginning with "Episode 7" in 2015.