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EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

EU regulators to rule on Disney’s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by…

Published 17/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney’s (DIS.N) $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century [more…]

Alibaba signs deal to offer Disney shows on video platforms

Alibaba signs deal to offer Disney shows on video platforms

Published 12/02/2018

A view of the Alibaba Group booth during the 2018 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Steve MarcusSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Alibaba Group [more…]

Disney raises prices of some U.S. theme park tickets

Disney raises prices of some U.S. theme park tickets

Published 11/02/2018

People are seen on the Main Street during Disneyland's Diamond Celebration in Anaheim, California May 22, 2015. The Disneyland Resort is celebrating the 60th anniversary [more…]

Fox’s Star to bring Disney cash and cricket in India

Fox’s Star to bring Disney cash and cricket in India

Published 14/12/2017

The 21st Century Fox logo is seen outside the News Corporation headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File photo(Reuters) - Walt [more…]

Too cold for a theme park, Disney looks to toy stores in Russia

Too cold for a theme park, Disney looks to toy stores in Russia

Published 01/12/2017

An interior view shows the first Disney store opened on Friday in Moscow, Russia, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Tatyana MakeyevaMOSCOW (Reuters) - Though too cold for [more…]

Disney-Pixar animation executive Lasseter takes leave after ‘missteps’: memo

Disney-Pixar animation executive Lasseter takes leave after ‘missteps’: memo

Published 21/11/2017

Walt Disney Co executive John Lasseter, who heads animation at both Disney and Pixar, told company staff on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps" including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable, according to a memo seen by Reuters. [more…]

Movie studios join Disney-led service to link digital purchases

Movie studios join Disney-led service to link digital purchases

Published 12/10/2017

Five Hollywood film studios have joined together to offer a new service designed to make it easier for consumers to collect digital movies that they can watch at home or on mobile devices, the studios said in a statement on Wednesday. [more…]

Disney, Altice finalize new programming agreement

Disney, Altice finalize new programming agreement

Published 05/10/2017

Walt Disney Co and cable operator Altice USA have finalized a new multiyear programming agreement that keeps ESPN and other networks in millions of New York-area households, the companies said on Thursday. [more…]

Walt Disney threatens to pull ESPN, ABC from Optimum

Walt Disney threatens to pull ESPN, ABC from Optimum

Published 25/09/2017

Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has threatened to pull its programming from the fourth largest U.S. cable distributor, Altice USA, if the two parties cannot reach a deal before the end of the month, the cable company said on Sunday. [more…]

Disney taps augmented reality for `Star Wars` toy event

Disney taps augmented reality for `Star Wars` toy event

Published 25/08/2017

Walt Disney Co will send "Star Wars" characters into the realm of augmented reality next week to draw fans into stores as they release new merchandise tied to upcoming movie the "The Last Jedi," the company said in a statement on Thursday. [more…]