Disney CEO Bob Iger hinted at the fourth franchise offering in a recent interview, which was later verified by songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who confirmed they would return to score both upcoming films.
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After 146 days on strike and five consecutive days of negotiations, both parties have tentatively agreed on a new three-year contract, with guild leaders expected to vote on the final pact and strike lift on Tuesday.
In response to a big subscriber loss in the early months of 2023, Disney has announced plans to axe multiple forms of content from its streaming services starting May 26, possibly in preparation of a Hulu/Disney+ merge.
Disney TV Animation’s SVP of Current Series Khaki Jones and VP of the Kids Unit Claire McCabe have been let go as part of a company-wide initiative to save $5.5 billion in costs.
The reimagining of Disney’s hit animated feature joins the company’s lineup of films derived from its animated movie library, including the highly anticipated ‘The Little Mermaid’ opening in theaters next month.
Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed new ‘Frozen’, 'Toy Story,’ and ‘Zootopia’ franchise features are coming during yesterday’s Q1 earnings call, which also announced a 7,000-employee layoff, part of a plan to significantly transform the company’s creative and financial landscape.
The Mouse House exec exits after almost 20 years of service, following the ouster of Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Chairman Kareem Daniel.
Created by Disney Animation’s storied hand-drawn animation team, the studio’s first breakout animated star is back in a new short, after a 94-year hiatus, marking the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company.
The venerated former CEO returns to take the helm less than three years after giving up the reins, a period that has seen the company mired in controversy and a slumping stock price as it has navigated a global pandemic, employee walkouts, and political controversy.
In a memo sent to staff, CEO Bob Chapek notes company’s mission is clear as it works to ensure next 100 years are as successful as its first.
Company to focus on streaming and direct-to-consumer strategies; Kareem Daniel named Chairman of newly created M&E division.
Director J.D. Dillard and Matt Owens are slated to develop a new ‘Star Wars’ feature with Lucasfilm.
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and Rian Johnson have left their respective projects, leaving no new ‘Star Wars’ films in active development.
Splashy presentations of new series set within Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar franchise worlds teases both fans and industry with previously unannounced details about the studio’s aggressive new streaming platform programming plans.
The Disney Legend lent her voice talents to hundreds of Disney film, TV and theme park projects as well as characters on ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Babe.’
Walt’s activist grandniece expounds on her stand against the ‘naked indecency’ of studio CEO Robert Iger’s compensation.
Noted philanthropist and activist, Walt’s grandniece criticizes the Disney CEO’s compensation during talk at Fast Company Impact Council.
Disney’s historic $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox creates an unprecedented collection of content and talent for the Mouse House.
Catmull transitioning to an advisory role to end in summer 2019; Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein to continue in Catmull’s place.
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.’