The Water Cooler: Nov. 2

Disney Buys Lucasfilms

Walt Disney Co. bought Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion on Tuesday.

Lucasfilm Ltd. is known for the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” franchises.

Disney plans on creating more films for the “Star Wars” franchise that will take place after the film, “Return of the Jedi.”

Hurricane Sandy halts entertainment industry

Hurricane Sandy has brought major destruction to not only the east coast but the entertainment industry as well.

Late night comedians, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon both performed their respective shows to a studio audience full of empty chairs.

Film and television productions and premieres have temporarily stopped and even musicians such as Bruce Springsteen have postponed shows until a later date.

Information and photos from The Associated Press.

Compiled by Savannah Sawyer, Assistant Features Editor.