Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, and others chime in on the deal that will reunite the Marvel Universe and bring "The Simpsons" alongside Disney princesses.
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.
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.
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Disney has such an inside track on reaching a $60 billion-plus deal to acquire key entertainment and sports assets from 21st Century Fox that Comcast has formally exited the chase. Comcast said Monday it was “no longer” looking at Fox’s film and TV studio and other assets as acquisition targets. The cable giant had yet […]
TV’s toughest private investigator is back on the case. Netflix announced that the second season of “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” will premiere on March 8, 2018. The season will be comprised of 13 hour-long episodes. Try not to get in the way. pic.twitter.com/ABVluVN7El — Jessica Jones (@JessicaJones) December 9, 2017 It’s been a long wait for […]
The trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse received its proper debut on Saturday and plays things relatively conservative for what to expect from this computer animated offering. Shameik Moore (who you might know from Dope and The Get Down) voices Morales/Spider-Man in the adventure which also stars Oscar-certified actor Mahershala Ali, as well as Ray Donovan‘s Liev Schreiber voicing an undetermined bad guy. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind.
Alice Eve is set to appear in “Iron Fist” Season 2 on Netflix, Variety has learned exclusively. Eve’s role in the series is being kept under wraps, but she joins a returning cast that includes series star Finn Jones along with Jessica Henwick, Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Stroup, and Sacha Dhawan. An English actress who has appeared […]
"Hobbit" star Richard Armitage will play mutant hero in 10-episode mystery-thriller series coming next spring.
Unofficial Trump advisor Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter didn't think "girl" superhero toys would sell, according to sources close to the studio.
The Marvel Netflix shows have been hit or miss ratio; it would have been easy for The Punisher to fail as well. That it didn’t is a welcome surprise.