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Disney Officially Drops “Fox” Name, Rebrands 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures

In an unsurprising move, Disney has officially wiped itself clean of the "Fox" name, rebranding the studios it purchased in its monumental acquisition of 21st Century's Fox's Film and TV assets. Variety is reporting that the house of mouse has changed 20th Century Fox film studio to 20th Century Studios, while Fox Searchlight Pictures will become ...

Disney Becomes First Studio in History to Reach $10 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

It's become second nature for Disney to break box office records, but today's achievement is unlike anything previously seen before. The house of mouse has become the first studio in history to pass $10 billion at the global box office. Its latest hit, Frozen 2, helped the studio pass the marker, as it now stands ...

Disney D23 Expo 2019: Disney+ Presentation Live Coverage

Today marks the official kick off for Disney's fan convention, the D23 Expo! Fans everywhere have flocked to Anaheim California to be in the front row for Disney's showcase of its many franchises and platforms. One platform that will get the spotlight this weekend is the highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, set to launch in ...

Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ Will Make their Show Floor Debuts at Disney’s D23 Expo

Following their momentous announcement of the Disney+ streaming service, Disney has taken their time revealing info regarding their three platforms. Along with Disney+, the mouse house owns Hulu and ESPN+, giving them a stronghold on a market they haven't really entered yet. The wait for new info however, has come to an end. Disney announced ...

A Comprehensive Guide to the Disney+ Streaming Service

Today, Disney held its annual Investors Day, and officially unveiled its highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+. The platform, in the works since August 2017 when it was announced during an earnings call by Disney CEO Bob Iger, saw the entertainment giant start to pull its films from Netflix in a bid to use properties like ...

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 ...

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