Moves come on the heels of ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ creators’ decision to recast biracial characters with Black or biracial actors.
Tagged With: 21st Century Fox
Disney’s historic $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox creates an unprecedented collection of content and talent for the Mouse House.
New deal with 20th Century Fox Television locks in exclusive streaming rights to ‘Family Guy,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘American Dad!,’ ‘The Cleveland Show’ and ‘Futurama.’
Amidst cost-cutting and layoff speculation, studio appoints four key Fox executives for top roles once merger is complete.
Disney’s $71 billion cash and stock bid is approved by stockholders of both companies along with agreement to spin-off the new ‘Fox.’
Move clears the way for Disney’s $71 billion cash and stock offer, which was approved in June by the Department of Justice.
Seventy-five employees laid off and productions shut down, effective immediately, as Disney closes down the Glendale production facility.
Putting the pressure on rival media conglomerate Comcast, Disney’s $71 billion cash and stock bid is still to clear several regulatory hurdles.
Deal brings Fox’s movie and TV studios, and cable and international TV businesses together under a single roof.