21st Century Fox Chief Executive James Murdoch is believed to be seeking a continuing role at Disney should the Burbank entertainment giant acquire the bulk of rival studio’s film and television assets, sources say. Some speculate Murdoch may harbor ambitions to assume the helm at Disney when CEO Bob Iger retires, according to multiple sources who’ve spoken with Deadline. But one person close to the executive dismissed such chatter as tea-leaf reading and simply…
Disney has reportedly pulled the controversial Frozen short, Olaf's Frozen Adventure, from playing at the beginning of new Pixar movie Coco in the US.
More reports of improper behaviour on the part of Pixar co-founder John Lasseter are beginning to emerge, after he took a leave of absence from the animation studio last week.
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Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, is set to star in Disney’s live-action adaptation of the classic Chinese tale "Mulan."
The Murder She Wrote star said women "must sometimes take blame" for the sexual harassment they receive, in an interview with the Radio Times.
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Before Disney’s animated blockbuster “Aladdin” had its premiere in Japan, directors Ron Clements and John Musker were told not to worry if the audience didn’t laugh. And it wasn’t because the Japanese performer who dubbed Robin Williams’ shape-shifting Genie didn’t capture the actor’s brilliant off-the-wall comedic performance. “They tell you ahead of time, ‘don’t worry […]
John Lasseter is the latest Hollywood exec to be accused of sexual misconduct but unlike others, his career is far from over.
One longtime Pixar employee says Lasseter was known for “grabbing, kissing, making comments about physical attributes.”
Disney boss reveals a live-action Star Wars TV series is on the way in 2019. But will it convince you to fork out for the Disney streaming service?
Disney CEO Bob Iger says the media giant plan to price its upcoming platform "substantially below" their largest rival.
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Disney has reinstated the Los Angeles Times' access to preview film screenings, after it banned the newspaper following a critical story about the local business dealings Disneyland.
When Disney reported its last quarterly earnings in August, the company also announced that it would be launching an ESPN-branded streaming service in 2018 and a Disney-flagged one the following year, and pulling its films from Netflix in conjunction with that move. Disney would be starting out with less content than Netflix — but acquiring Fox’s film and TV studio would certainly help fill that gap. Mike Kelly, a former Weather Channel CEO and longtime media exec who is currently CEO of Kelly Newman Ventures, told TheWrap that buying those Fox properties would give Disney a stronger base on which to build its burgeoning digital business, which is a matter of necessity for traditional media companies in 2017.
Marvel fans are abuzz on social media over the possibility that the Disney-Fox merger could reunite characters from “X-Men” with the MCU. Twenty-First Century Fox has engaged in talks to potentially sell most of the company to Disney, CNBC reported Monday. In addition international assets, such as Star and BSkyB, he reported that Disney is seeking to add entertainment networks such as FX and Nat Geo.