Entertainment: Movies Disney buying 'Star Wars' maker Lucasfilm October 30, 2012 | Modified: October 30, 2012 at 5:15 pm Leave a comment LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney says it is buying 'Star Wars' maker Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion from George Lucas. In a statement announcing the deal Tuesday, Lucas says, "It's now time for me to pass 'Star Wars' on to a new generation of filmmakers." Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Daily E-dition newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Daily E-dition newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.