Representative: ‘George Lucas Not Selling Disney Stock’

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February 7, 2013 | 2:11pm EST

A representative for movie mogul George Lucas has played down reports suggesting the legendary filmmaker is planning to sell off his $2 billion Disney shares.
The director sold his LucasFilm company and the rights to his Star Wars movie franchise to the family entertainment giant for $4 billion last year and received more than 37 million shares in Disney in exchange.
A regulatory court document was filed on Wednesday, acknowledging Lucas’ permission to cash in on the stock in the future, however, LucasFilm spokeswoman Lynne Hale insists the filing was just a legal requirement.
Hale tells HollywoodReporter.com, “George does not currently have any plans to sell his Disney stock. This was a registration of ownership of stock in conjunction with the sale of LucasFilm to Disney. It was a required filing.”

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