Company to focus on streaming and direct-to-consumer strategies; Kareem Daniel named Chairman of newly created M&E division.
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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.’
Timing and amount of wage increases at the heart of new contract proposal set for vote by four Master Services Council labor unions this Thursday.
He will stay on to consult through the year; top replacement prospects are Pete Docter at Pixar and Jennifer Lee at Disney.
‘The Hollywood Reporter’ writes that the Pixar and Disney Feature Animation chief’s return looks increasingly unlikely.
Producer of Oscar-winning hits ‘Toy Story 3’ and ‘Coco’ plans to pursue other creative and philanthropic endeavors.
The Walt Disney Company to end its content deal with Netflix and launch its own streaming service beginning in 2019.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Fuelled by the company’s parks and resorts, Disney beats analysts’ predictions, pushing the company’s shares to new highs of more than $113.