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Uncertainty Looms at Fox’s Movie Studio as Disney Deal Draws to a Close

Because movies take so long to complete and release, running a Hollywood studio typically means planning two to three years into the future. But just one year from now, Twentieth Century Fox may no longer exist. There is a massive amount of uncertainty looming at 20th Century Fox as 2,300 employees of the 83-year-old studio behind Deadpool ...

Disney Outlines Plans for Streaming Service; Eyes Late 2019 Launch

The composition of the Walt Disney Company’s streaming service became clearer on Tuesday as the entertainment giant walked the investment community through its rollout strategy for its proposed rival to Netflix. Bolstered by its acquisition of much of Fox’s film and television assets, as well as the end of several licensing deals, Disney CEO Bob Iger said he expects the service will ...

Disney Q3 Earnings Call: Disney Reports Rare Earnings Miss; Tease Plans For ‘X-Men,’ ‘Avatar’ & More

On the heels of a disappointing box office haul for Solo: A Star Wars Story and in the midst of trying to close a blockbuster deal to acquire most of 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday posted earnings per share of $1.87 on revenue of $15.2 billion, which disappointed Wall Street. Disney was expected ...

Comcast Officially Drops its Bid Against Disney for 21st Century Fox

The House of Mouse wins again. Comcast announced Thursday that it will drop its pursuit of the 21st Century Fox assets that it was fighting over with Disney. “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky,” the company ...

Comcast Once Again Reportedly Set to Counter Disney’s New Offer for Fox Assets

“Just when I thought I was out… they pull me right back in” Disney is currently on top of the bidding war for the 21st Century Fox assets, but it doesn’t look as though it will stay that way for very long. Insiders are reporting that Comcast will likely increase its overall bid for Fox, ...

Disney Increases Bid For Fox To $71.3 Billion, 10% Higher Than Comcast’s

Brace yourselves. A bidding war is here. Disney has increased its offer to purchase 21st Century Fox, once again taking the reigns from Comcast and becoming the highest bidder. According to a new report from Deadline, Disney has increased its bid to $71.3 billion, significantly higher than the $65 billion offer from Comcast last week. Disney’s new offer comes down to ...

Comcast Makes $65 Billion Bid For Fox, Topping Disney’s Offer

The battle for Fox is officially on. Comcast today submitted a competing bid for 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets, initiating what could well result in a high-stakes bidding war with its biggest media rival, The Walt Disney Company. The U.S. cable conglomerate made an all-cash bid of $65 billion for much of Fox’s film ...

Disney’s Bid On Fox Is In Serious “Jeopardy” Due To Comcast’s All Cash Offer

If you are one of the many hoping Disney would gets its hands on Fox’s film and television assets, you might want to hold off on the excitement. According to a new report, Comcast’s choice to outbid Disney with an all-cash offer has put the entire deal in serious jeopardy. According to a new article by The Hollywood ...

Comcast Confirms It’s Ready To Outbid Disney For 21st Century Fox’s Assets

The proposed Disney/Fox acquisition just got a whole lot more interesting. Comcast this morning confirmed its plan to make a rich counter-offer for the 21st Century Fox assets that Disney has proposed to acquire. The move sets in motion what could be one of the biggest merger battles in media. Comcast chief Brian Roberts is set ...

Rumor: ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ to be Final Fox Marvel Movie Before Disney/Fox Merger

There’s a lot of uncertainty revolving around Fox’s X-Men movie franchise right now. Deadpool 2 looks to be widening the X-Men cinematic universe up in a big way, yet New Mutants and X-Men: Dark Phoenix have both been delayed until 2019. Meanwhile, Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox continues to be fine tuned, which would shift a whole new set of X-Men and Fantastic ...

Disney-Fox Deal Likely To Close By Summer 2019

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos The planned acquisition of 20th Century Fox by the Walt Disney Company is expected to close by summer of next year, according to Fox President Peter Rice. The merger, which will bring together two of Hollywood’s most historic brands and reunite the vast majority of the Star Wars and Marvel Comics film rights, was ...

Disney CEO Bob Iger Has No Plans to Change Fox Searchlight After Purchase

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In what should come as a major sigh of relief for movie fans, Disney CEO and Board Chairman Bob Iger announced today that here are no plans to rebrand or change the business operations of Fox Searchlight if and when Disney’s bid for 21st Century Fox assets receives regulatory approval. The statement came during Disney’s Annual Meeting ...

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