Disney is acquiring 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion (£39bn) bringing hit franchises such as X-Men, Avatar, and The Simpsons into the House of Mouse.
Sure, there's probably some friendly rivalry between the DC Comics superheroes and their compadres over at Marvel, but this is a bit much.
If Disney does indeed buy Fox, allowing their characters to appear in Marvel Studios films, is this necessarily a good thing?
“Deadpool” and “Terminator Genisys” used stolen technology to create their big-screen razzle-dazzle, according to new lawsuits filed by visual-effects company Rearden. In complaints filed against Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox in federal court in California on Monday, Rearden claims that 2015’s “Terminator Genisys” and 2016’s “Deadpool,” among other films, employed a technology called MOVA Contour Reality Capture, which according to the suits was invented — and stolen from — Rearden.
A Fresno, Calif., man shared a full version of “Deadpool” on his Facebook page while the 20th Century Fox film was still in theaters — and more than 5 million people watched the pirated copy, according to U.S. law enforcement officials. Federal agents on Tuesday arrested Trevon Maurice Franklin, 21, who used the screen name... Read more »