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Disney Announces Major Media and Entertainment Reorganization

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 12, 2020 at 2:37pm

Company to focus on streaming and direct-to-consumer strategies; Kareem Daniel named Chairman of newly created M&E division.

Disney Headline News

Benioff, Weiss and Johnson Join the Rebellion Against ‘Star Wars’ Trilogies

David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and Rian Johnson have left their respective projects, leaving no new ‘Star Wars’ films in active development.

D23 Headline News

Disney+ Reveals High-Profile Slate of Shows at D23 Expo

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. 

In Passing Headline News

Russi Taylor, Voice of Minnie Mouse, Dies at 75

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7:43am

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.’

The Walt Disney Company Headline News

Abigail Disney Takes Further Aim at Disney Compensation in Washington Post Op-Ed

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9:10am

Walt’s activist grandniece expounds on her stand against the ‘naked indecency’ of studio CEO Robert Iger’s compensation. 

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull Retiring After 40 Years

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.

People Headline News

11 New Disney Legends Honored at D23 Expo 2017

Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Clyde ‘Gerry’ Geronimi, Wayne Jackson and other incredible talents honored at special 30th Anniversary Awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman & CEO Bob Iger.

theme parks Headline News

Disney Announces TV Special for Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort

Spectacular one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort to be presented as special telecast, Thursday, June 16 on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD.

Disney Headline News

Disney Drops ‘Infinity’ Console Game, Shutters Avalanche Software

Disney falls short of analyst expectations for the second quarter of 2016; discontinues ‘Infinity’ gaming line with plans to lay off 250-300 artists and other staff.

The Walt Disney Company Headline News

Disney COO Tom Staggs Exiting in May

Disney board to ‘broaden the scope of its succession planning process to identify and evaluate a robust slate of candidates for consideration’ to replace CEO Bob Iger, whose contract ends in June 2018.

D23 EXPO 2015 Headline News

8 New Disney Legends to Be Honored at D23 Expo 2015

George Lucas, Danny Elfman, Susan Lucci, Andreas Deja and other remarkable contributors to be celebrated in a special awards ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday, August 14.

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