Los Angeles Business Journal

Disney Deal to Spur Sibling Rivalries

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Walt Disney Co.'s proposed $4.05 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. expands its portfolio to the "Star Wars" series but, in combination with earlier acquisitions of Pixar Animation Studios and Marvel Studios, risks diluting the 89-year-old entertainment empire's Disney-branded film franchise, the Wall Street Journal reports.