Stories tagged: disney
Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Time is running short for Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts. Now that a date is set for shareholders of 21st Century Fox to vote on Walt Disney Co.’s $71.3 …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Disney is upping the ante for Fox, making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox’s entertainment businesses following Comcast’s $65 billion offer for the company.
Wed., June 13, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox’s entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Walt Disney World didn’t violate the law when it withheld $1,000 bonuses to workers in a coalition of unions currently renegotiating wages, even though it paid the bonuses to other …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 7 a.m.
John State is the culinary director of food and beverage for the Disneyland Resort in Southern California, in charge of everything from fine dining to the best corn dog you’ve …
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
The actress and singer performed as part of D Cappella, a new Disney Music group that tours and performs a cappella arrangements of Disney songs.
Mon., March 12, 2018
Red Cross chapters bring emergency preparedness activities to schools and libraries to help elementary-age kids learn basic information about natural disasters. The program was first created by the agency’s Southeast …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
While Disney is trying to brace for the future with the streaming services, questions remain about if they will offer enough to take on well-established services such as Netflix.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Walt Disney Co.’s proposed takeover of 21st Century Fox is likely to raise thorny regulatory concerns at a time when the Justice Department has been putting media mergers and acquisitions …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Asking why I do these things may be as pointless as wondering why my husband, who much prefers basketball, will always gravitate to a certain over-the-top football game every winter.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Just days before Pixar’s “Coco” is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Beyonce Knowles-Carter is joining the cast of “The Lion King” to voice to role of Nala.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Disney is adding more firepower to the kids streaming service expected in the U.S. in late 2019.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
As negotiations start this month over wage increases at Walt Disney World, rebellion is brewing in one of the six unions that advocate for the resort’s 70,000 workers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced a move to bolster its subscription and streaming empire as it plans to end its relationship with Netflix and ramp …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, one of the central figures behind Disney’s theme parks around the world, has died.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 6 p.m.
“DuckTales” executive producer Matt Youngberg and co-producer/story editor Francisco Angones were tasked with taking a classic cartoon they both loved and making it fresh for a new generation while also …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
The Muppets Studio released a statement Monday revealing a bit more about its decision to part ways with longtime Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Disneyland opened 62 years ago to great pomp and nationally televised coverage. Over the weekend, Disney unveiled how it has only perfected its ability to trumpet its imagineering to the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Mark Hamill has been bestowed one of Disney’s highest honors, but he can’t believe Carrie Fisher wasn’t there to see it.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
A banner that now says “Auction, take a wench for a bride” will be changed to “Auction, Surrender yer loot,” and the woman on the auction block will herself become …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Disney parks in North America had slight attendance declines last year due to increased ticket prices, while Harry Potter rides helped Universal show strong increases in visitors.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 5 p.m.
Since Hollywood loves a nostalgic reboot, it’s no surprise that the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise is setting sail once again, six years after 2011’s “On Stranger Tides.” For this …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
The hack is believed to be unrelated to a massive ransomware attack that has spread across the globe. Ransom-style computer attacks have grown in popularity in the last few years …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
Citing remarks that chief executive Bob Iger made to employees Monday, the Hollywood Reporter is saying that the film could be the latest entry in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” …
Thu., April 20, 2017
“Born in China” is the latest installment in the “Disneynature” documentary series. It’s “Planet Earth” aimed at younger audiences, but any nature lovers can find enjoyment here, especially in the …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
With blockbuster movies like “Captain America: Civil War” and “Zootopia,” studios helped Disney rake in more than $7.5 billion in total box-office receipts last year.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from “Beauty and the Beast” to “Power Rangers” and “CHIPS,” producing both successful and underwhelming results.