The Walt Disney Co. is reportedly in “serious talks” to acquire Pixar Animation Studios, following months of exploring how to continue their profitable film distribution partnership, The Wall Street Journal reported today. “Citing unnamed people familiar with the plan, the Journal said Disney would pay a nominal premium to Pixar’s current market value of US$6.7 billion under the deal being discussed in a stock transaction that would make Pixar chief executive Steve Jobs the largest individual shareholder in Disney.”