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‘Ozark’ Star Jason Bateman in Talks to Direct & Star with Ryan Reynolds in Disney/Fox’s ‘Clue’ Movie

Hot off his Emmy win on Sunday for Best Directing In A Drama Series for Netflix’s Ozark, Jason Bateman is involved in early talks to direct Ryan Reynolds in Fox/Disney's live-action adaptation of the Hasbro board game, Clue. Bateman also plans to star in the film. Bateman is expected to develop the Clue script with Reynolds, who’s also serving as a producer The original Clue, ...

WALT DISNEY ANNOUNCES *NEW* FILM RELEASE SCHEDULE

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions. Disney's new schedule reaffirms the releases some titles that we knew was in development but it still able to offer a few surprises.

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 ...

Fox Renews ‘Family Guy’ & ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Ahead of their massive sale to Disney, Fox has reportedly renewed two of their longest running shows. Sources tell THR that the animated hits Family Guy and Bob's Burgers were quietly renewed months ago for their 18th and 10th seasons, respectively.  The renewal decisions were reportedly months ago to allow both series to continue production — and ahead of the expected ...

‘The Simpsons’ Renewed for a 31 and 32 Season on Fox

If you had some fear that you had seen the last of the Simpsons, your fears can be put to rest. At the TCA winter press tour on Wednesday, FOX announced that The Simpsons has been renewed for two more seasons, which would take the series into 32 seasons overall.  The Simpsons is currently in the middle ...

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 ...

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, ...

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