The writers of 'The Simpsons' have proved to be rather prescient, predicting the future many times during the show's 20+ year lifespan.
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.
Twentieth Century Fox is backing out of a planned deal to co-finance and distribute film and television projects from Joe and Anthony Russo, Variety has learned. The brothers had a hand-shake agreement with Fox, but the two sides were unable to come together on final terms when they were negotiating on the long-form of the […]
In a year rife with political discourse, American Horror Story is bang on the money with its social commentary. Within the perceived madness of Trump versus Clinton, the characters and stories we follow mirror the feeling of a nation divided and the insanity that engulfs modern America. After a slow start and a focus on killer clowns that appeared to coincide with the release of It in cinemas, the show’s since settled into a fascinating and relatable story in the aftermath of the US election that portrays the now familiar divide of the right and the left.
In the season 29 premiere of The Simpsons, TV’s favorite animated family got the Game of Thrones treatment. Spoofing the popular HBO series, Fox’s long-running series pulled inspiration from the world of Westeros for a fantastical episode titled “The Serfsons.” In the magically medieval premiere, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and the only way for Homer to afford the cure is to force Lisa to use illegal magic. When the King discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa and…
Switch in role of Dr. Cecilia Reyes, a medical doctor who has the ability to generate a protective bio-field around herself, in 'X-Men' spinoff
2016 was an eventful year for comic book movies, with an array of successes, disappointments, and downright disasters. ‘Deadpool’ was one 2016’s success stories. While the first film’s writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick were talking to Comicbook.com about their new sci-fi-horror ‘Life’, the pair commented on how ‘Deadpool 2’ would be cast imminently.
Exec for Fox wing of Marvel movies says Deadpool and Cable will be part of movie that will launch X-Men offshoot X-Force — but won't say if he'll direct it