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Disney’s Streaming Service Will Feature a Live Action Star Wars Series and Other Special Content

Although Disney’s recent Q4 earnings call discussed less-than-desirable performances in many areas, CEO Bob Iger revealed plenty of announcements for exciting developments in the near future that could keep Disney fans optimistic. While outlining the company’s direct-to-consumer focused strategy going forward, Iger gave us some insight into Disney’s upcoming streaming service that should begin in […]

Disney’s 4th Quarter Report Shows Declines Everywhere but Parks and Resorts

The Walt Disney Company released their earnings report for the fourth quarter of their fiscal year on Thursday afternoon and, with the exception of their Parks and Resorts division, the company saw widespread declines in revenues and operating income. Here is how Disney fared overall, as compared to its performance in 2016’s fourth quarter as […]

Bob Iger Speaks Out Against Harvey Weinstein’s Alleged Behavior

Shortly after the publication of reports by both The New Yorker and The New York Times involving numerous sexual assault and rape allegations leveled at Harvey Weinstein, Disney CEO Bob Iger released a statement sharing his view on the matter. “Harvey Weinstein’s reported behavior is abhorrent and unacceptable, and it has no place in our […]

Former Disney CEO Eisner Has Thoughts on Succession for Current CEO Iger

According to Bloomberg, Michael Eisner, who was the former CEO of the Walt Disney Company from 1984 until 2005, recently made comments on the company’s leadership succession and what type of candidate might be a good replacement for the current CEO Bob Iger. A succession plan is in the works, as current CEO Bob Iger […]

Marvel and Star Wars Will Be Exclusive to Disney’s Streaming Service

It has been one month since Disney announced during an earnings report that the company would be removing its content from Netflix and creating their own streaming service. Since that time, many have been questioning whether that would include Star Wars and Marvel properties, or if they would retain their Netflix presence. The time for […]

Bob Iger Responds to Announcement of Trump’s DACA Decision

“The Dreamers impacted by this cruel and misguided decision make significant contributions to our economy and our country, and I urge Congress to take immediate bipartisan action to pass legislation that will protect these innocent people.” Those were the words of the Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger in a statement responding to President Trump’s […]

David A. Bossert’s New Book Tells Just How Lucky Oswald Really Is

OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT The Search For The Lost Disney Cartoons By David A. Bossert 176 pp. Disney Editions. Hardback, $40.00. On Sale: August 27, 2017 If you were to ask most Disney fans about the history of Oswald, they would tell you he was created by Walt Disney, lost to Winkler Productions and as […]

Netflix in “Active Discussions” with Disney to Keep Star Wars and Marvel Titles

On August 8, 2017, it was announced during Disney’s earnings report that the company would be creating an online direct-to-consumer streaming service. Additionally, this meant they’d also intended on pulling all their content from Netflix by 2019. Now it is being reported by multiple sources that Netflix and Disney are in “active discussions”, possibly working […]

Bob Iger Responds to TMZ Questions About Ron Howard in Parking Lot

In their traditional style of ambush reporting, TMZ surprised Disney CEO Bob Iger in the parking area at E Baldi in Beverly Hills to question him about his confidence in Ron Howard as the new director of the Han Solo film. As would be expected, Iger avoided answering questions about the upcoming Star Wars feature […]

Bob Iger Tops The Hollywood Reporter’s Most Powerful People

The Hollywood Reporter just released their Top 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment and topping the list, for the second year in a row is Disney’s Chairman/CEO Bob Iger. The second annual ranking is compiled and, according to THR, from ” … one overarching criterion: the power of “yes.” THR 100 essentially is a greenlight list: who […]