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Marvel Studios Will Start from Scratch with the X-Men but Not with Deadpool

Disney officially owns the X-Men and Fantastic Four. It was an idea that no one thought was possible but now, has become a reality. Last night, the Disney/Fox deal became official, and Disney purchased several 21st Century Fox assets for approx. $71.3 billion. As Disney begins to map out its plans for the future of ...

The Walt Disney Company Officially Closes $71.3 Billion Fox Deal

It's official. 20th Century Fox is heading to the house of mouse. The Walt Disney Company has officially closed its $71.3 billion acquisition of large parts of 21st Century Fox. The deal allows for Disney to enhance its already massive global reach and content portfolio ahead of the planned launch of its own streaming service, ...

Disney Announces March 20 Closing Date For 21st Century Fox Acquisition

The massive acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company is finally set to close. Disney has set a March 20 closing date for the acquisition of 21st Century Fox. The date was included in a press release in which Disney confirmed that the company has received the last major approval for the deal ...

Disney’s 2019 Q1 Earnings Call: Disney Beats Quarterly Estimates, Discuss Plans for Disney+, Marvel & More

Today, Disney held its first quarter shareholders meeting, in which they discussed a wide range of topics including 2018 revenue, the future of Disney+, Marvel and more. While Wall Street expected the house of mouse to have an earnings per share of $1.55 on revenue of $15.18 billion, this was not the case. The entertainment ...

Disney’s Acquisition of Fox Will Lead to a “Transformational” Year

Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, as well as the launch of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme parks and the Disney+ streaming service later this year, signals a big, but transformational year ahead” for the Walt Disney Company. Benjamin Swinburne, an analyst from at Morgan Stanley (via CNBC), reports that “2019 is likely a transformational year for ...

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Apparently Reviewed the ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Script

I don't want people to read too much into this because I think this is simply a piece of cool and intriguing news. What could be the final film in the ongoing X-Men movie franchise is set to hit theaters next summer with Dark Phoenix, and fans are finally starting to learn more about it. While ...

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 ...

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