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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Disney’s streaming services: Disney ‘plus’ will have Tom Hiddleston in ‘Loki’ series, ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Rogue One’ prequel

Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service has an official name: Disney+. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed the official name, logo and new platform details today on the company earning call. Iger More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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John Lasseter will complete his exit from Pixar, Disney at the end of 2018

John Lasseter, the creative force behind Pixar Animation and Walt Disney Animation, is officially exiting his post as chief creative officer of both animation studios at the end of this year, the Walt Disney Co. More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after Roseanne Barr’s ‘abhorrent, repugnant’ tweet

ABC Networks has decided to cancel Roseanne. The decision comes after the show’s star Roseanne Barr made racist remarks on Twitter Tuesday, attacking former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett, saying she’s the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Lucasfilm brings in ‘Game of Thrones’ creators for new ‘Star Wars’ films

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going from Winterfell to a galaxy far, far away. It was announced today that Benioff and Weiss, creators of the smash-hit, Emmy Award-winning television series Game of Thrones, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Disney buys Fox, gets rights to The Simpsons, Hulu, FX, Nat Geo, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Modern Family, Avatar

Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn, including Fox’s 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky, and the 20th Century Fox film studio. Disney announced More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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‘Toy Story 4’ delayed to 2019, what is being changed a mystery

Pixar announced that Toy Story 4’s release date has been pushed back from 2018 to June 21, 2019. So what does that mean for the film and how the previous stories and rumors may be changing. Walt Disney CEO More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, May 29th, 2016
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ABC cancels ‘The Muppets,’ ‘The Family’ and ‘Galavant’

ABC put an end to several high profile shows: The Muppets, The Family and Galavant. Deadline summarized the state of each and offers up enough insight to squash objections. For example, “The Muppets struggled More...

By Zach Jones On Sunday, May 29th, 2016
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Bernie Sanders attacks Disney over salaries, ‘workers cannot find housing and they have to stay in hotels’

Vermont Senator and Democratic candidate for president Bernie Sanders is stopping with his criticism of Disney over wages at Disneyland slamming the Mouse House at a rally in Lancaster, California, telling the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Comcast acquires Dreamworks animation, ‘Shrek’ ‘Kung Fu Panda’ for $3.8 billion

Comcast Corp, the owner of NBCUniversal confirmed that news that it would buy DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc for $3.8 billion, a $41-per-share cash offer representing a premium of about 27 percent to DreamWorks’ recent close. Trading More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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Chewbacca confirmed for ‘Han Solo’ film, will be origin story

There is no surprise that the new Han Solo film will include Chewbacca, but Disney CEO Bob Iger has made it official – the Wookie will be there. Iger was speaking about Rogue One‘s timeframe at the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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‘Star Wars 8’ begins filming as ‘Star Wars 9’ beginning ‘production’

Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that filming on Star Wars: Episode VIII is now underway with writer/director Rian Johnson (Looper), presumably in London where Star Wars has its soundstage base of operations. “There More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ final cut done, JJ Abrams talks

Fans may have worried that Disney buying up Lucasfilm would result in Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting all “Disney-fied”, but director JJ Abrams is here to quell the concerns, confirming that More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Johnny Depp, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Danny Elfman added to Disney Legends

Disney’s D23 Expo included the addition of eight new stars on today to their exclusive Disney Legends “club”: Johnny Depp, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Danny Elfman as well as former ESPN executive More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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‘Frozen 2’ confirmed after ‘Frozen Fever’ rocks ahead of ‘Cinderella’

Disney has been silent on a sequel to the blockbuster Frozen, but the short Frozen Fever appears to have jumped started the creator’s interest in the project. Just as Frozen Fever is set to play ahead of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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‘Star Wars Rogue One’ coming in 2016 with Felicity Jones, ‘Star Wars 8’ to follow in 2017

Disney has announced the writer, director and early release date of Star Wars Episode VIII, while Godzilla director Gareth Edwards’ December 2016 spinoff has its first cast member and a title: Rogue One. Fans More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ news, spoilers, Abrams talks

The current conversations about Star Wars: The Force Awakens are surrounding details, secrets and spoilers from the upcoming film and director JJ Abrams fueled more interest after he recently admitted some of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Millennium Falcon on magazine cover, Oscar Isaac says rumors are ‘off-base’

Oscar Isaac has a message for Star Wars fans and theorists out there: You’re wrong. In a new interview, one of the stars of Star Wars: The Force Awakens says that most of the theories based on the first trailer More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Disney confirms ‘Star Wars’ standalone film projects

J.J. Abrams will be helming Star Wars: Episode VII, and Tuesday Disney CEO Bob Iger took part in a television appearance where he provided some updates on the studio’s Star Wars franchise. It was previously More...


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