The big news in the entertainment business this week was that the Walt Disney Studio bought George Lucas' entertainment corporation which includes Lucasfilm -- Star Wars universe and -- and the VFX house Industrial Light and Magic (ILM). Kim and John talk about how this $4 billion deal was kept quiet despite months of negotiations. Looking ahead there's hope that this move could revive the movies just as it gives extended life to the characters and merchandizing.
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