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Toy Story 4 is the fifth Disney movie this year to hit $1 billion

Scrooge McDuck’s money-filled swimming pool is starting to get awfully filled, as Variety is reporting that Toy Story 4 has just become the fifth Disney movie t...

Toy Story 4 is the fifth Disney movie this year to hit $1 billion

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The Lion King Is (Another) Billion-Dollar Movie for Disney The Lion King is now a billion-dollar movie, hitting that milestone less than three weeks into its global opening. In doing so, it gave Disney the fourth billion-dollar title for 2019, after Captain......
10:52, 07/31/2019

Disney bought Marvel for $4 billion in 2009. It's made $18.2 billion at the box office since Since release its first Disney produced Marvel movie in 2012, the company has earned more than $18.2 billion at the global box office. And it's already on its way to make billions more....
20:26, 07/21/2019

Disney Reveals Movie Lineup Through 2027 Walt Disney unveiled its new slate of movies through 2027 following the $71.3 billion acquisition of the major entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox....
22:52, 05/07/2019

'Toy Story 4' Continues Disney's Box-Office Streak Walt Disney once again did something that has eluded other Hollywood studios this summer: It opened a sequel to impressive returns at the box office....
03:26, 06/24/2019

Disney recalling ‘Toy Story 4’ toy over choking hazard Stick a fork in “Forky.” Disney yanked thousands the plush toy “Forky” — featured as a sidekick in “Toy Story 4” — from the shelves because they pose a choking hazard, officials said Tuesday. The company recalled 80,000 of the stuffed character...
01:13, 07/10/2019

Superheroes and a king may set movie records for Disney this summer The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records during a summer movie season expected to be dominated by Walt Disney Co....
18:52, 04/28/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Tolkien From a fellowship of grammar school adventurers to the hellish landscape of the Battle of the Somme, the early life of J. R. R. Tolkien in many ways parallels the acclaimed fantasy novels that would make him one of the best-known writers of the 20th ...
20:39, 05/10/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Rocketman Rocketman, a musical film about Elton John that arrives in theaters on Friday, looks a lot like a biopic: It traces John’s life from a shy child in London through his stratospheric rise and addiction-fueled lows. But its creative team has repea...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Disney dwarfing rivals as 'Toy Story 4' storms box office When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio -- having bulked up on marquee properties -- continues to dwarf the competition....
00:26, 06/23/2019

Watch Disney's First Mulan Live-Action Movie Trailer Our little baby is all grown up and saving China again! The first trailer for Disney's live-action reboot of its 1998 film Mulan was released on Sunday online and on FOX, during the......
21:26, 07/07/2019

Spider-Man: What Disney-Sony split means for his movie future After two successful solo outings and three team-up films in which he stood alongside The Avengers, your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man appears to be swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe....
21:26, 08/21/2019

The filmmakers behind Toy Story 4 know how emotional you'll get watching the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the filmm...
18:13, 06/13/2019

‘Toy Story 4’ headed for one of the best debuts ever for an animated movie Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the Toy Story gang are coming to rescue the summer box office this weekend from what’s been a mediocre few weeks recently for big-screen fare. Based on the latest estimates, the fourth installment in the beloved a...
06:52, 06/20/2019

Disney's 'Avengers: Endgame' breaks global movie box office record The Marvel Comics superhero saga has smashed the record for the highest opening weekend, raking in $1.2 billion worldwide. The hugely anticipated film reveals the fates of Iron Man, Thor and other popular heroes....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Toy Story 4 will be the first Pixar movie in decades without an animated short Disney’s subsidiary studios apparently have a thing for breaking from tradition these days, because just a few months after Avengers: Endgame tricked viewers into sitting through the credits just to hear Tony Stark’s ghost banging on some metal in pl...
06:26, 06/17/2019

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting couch” scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film....
10:00, 07/03/2019

Disney deleted sexual misconduct scene from latest ‘Toy Story 2’ release Disney removed a faux outtake showing a doll leering at Barbies, offering them roles in a future film, in the June re-release of the 'Toy Story' franchise....
22:52, 07/02/2019

Disney wants Marc Webb to direct a live-action Snow White movie Disney’s live-action remake streak has been going for so long that a live-action version of Dumbo has already been released and forgotten about, but for some reason the studio is just now getting around to actually putting together a version of Show ...
00:52, 05/31/2019

The True Story Behind the Rudolf Nureyev Movie The White Crow When the Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev came to Paris to tour with the Kirov ballet company in 1961, he was “like a wild animal out of a cage,” says Oleg Ivenko, the 26-year-old Ukrainian dancer and actor who plays Nureyev in the ne...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Disney recalls Forky toy due to choking hazard, elegantly setting up the plot of Toy Story 5 The Toy Story movies have covered pretty much every aspect of a toy’s life, from getting replaced by a superior spaceman toy, getting stolen by a creepy toy collector, getting terrorized by an evil bear and nearly incinerated, and then passing on you...
04:39, 07/10/2019

Disney's planning a movie based on Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic For being one of the most potent brands on the planet—right alongside its corporately owned buddies over in the MCU—the Star Wars films are currently at something of a crossroads. Sure, The Rise Of Skywalker is going to make a billion dollars (at lea...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the direc...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Toy Story 4 Takes the No. 1 Movie Spot for Another Week, Beating Annabelle and Yesterday (LOS ANGELES) — “Toy Story 4” hung onto the top spot in its second week in theaters and the horror sequel “Annabelle Comes Home” opened in line with expectations, but the Cinderella story of the weekend was actually the ...
13:26, 07/01/2019

The Creators Of Disney Infinity Wanted To Make A Game About Toy Story Characters Exploring Space Imagine Captain Woody and his fearless crew of toys journeying from planet to planet, looking for signs of life and new lands to explore. Tasked by Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, the rinky dink cast of Toy Story were going to explore the edges of sp...
19:26, 07/04/2019

In light of #MeToo, Disney quietly deleted a "blooper" scene from the latest release of Toy Story 2 It looks like Disney is reevaluating some of its earlier work to better fit the current climate - one that hopefully finds creepy behavior less amusing and more...well, fucking creepy. One such moment took place in Toy Story 2's faux blooper reel...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Ring the Bells: Disney Confirms Game of Thrones Creators Will Write a New Star Wars Movie (Bloomberg) — Walt Disney Co. picked quite a week to confirm that the first post-Skywalker Star Wars installment will be scripted by Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. After the last Game of Thrones episode polarized fans w...
03:39, 05/15/2019

The Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer to direct Disney's "meta" new Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers movie Willing into existence a reality in which a single IMDB page must attempt to contain both “Jizz In My Pants” and “the new Chip ‘N Dale movie,” THR reports that Lonely Island favorite Akiva Schaffer has just been tapped as the director of Disney’s lo...
08:26, 05/18/2019

Disney's remakes have made more than $7 billion globally since 2010 Including the first week of "Lion King's" box office run, Disney has made more than $7 billion in the last nine years from its reimaginings of its classic tales....
18:39, 07/27/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home Is Now a Billion Dollar Movie Spider-Man: Far From Home is now a billion dollar movie, and the first Spidey movie to achieve that. The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film has grossed $1.005 billion at the worldwide box office,......
08:13, 07/26/2019

Disney, Sinclair have $10.6 billion deal for 21 regional sports networks Sinclair Broadcast Group will get 21 regional sports networks in markets such as Detroit, LA and Miami from Disney in a deal valued at $10.6 billion.        ...
00:26, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10 billion deal - WSJ Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
05:39, 05/03/2019

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s stre...
22:39, 08/13/2019

Disney is selling 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair in a $10.6 billion deal (DIS, SBGI) Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images Sports Disney is selling 21 of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired from 21st Century Fox. Sinclair agreed to buy the networks in a deal valued at $10.6 billion, the companies said on Friday. Disney had to divest ...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Apple is spending $6 billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT Apple has spent more than $6 billion on original TV shows and movies for its forthcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a Financial Times report on Monday....
08:52, 08/20/2019

The Inside Story of Kim Kardashian West's Billion-Dollar Shapewear Bet Kim Kardashian West has long dreamed of her own body-positive, shade-inclusive line of shapewear and underwear. But now the outcry over the erstwhile Kimono’s name could derail many months of planning. How she and a team of blue-chip investors are tr...
06:52, 07/09/2019

Disney is already having a better year at the box office than any other studio ever Good news for everyone who likes those sci-fi dystopias where everything is controlled by one or two corporations: We already live in one of those! And we have been living in it for many years! Woohoo! Now, this enthusiasm may seem slightly sarcastic...
22:39, 07/28/2019

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, D23 In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Coul...
01:13, 08/17/2019

Disney denies dad’s request to put Spider-Man on 4-year-old son’s grave Disney reportedly refused to allow a grieving father in England to place an etching of Spider-Man on the grave of his 4-year-old son — because, the media giant said, it wants to preserve the “innocence” and “magic” of the comp...
00:52, 07/07/2019

Disney slates Fox films, ‘Avatar’ pushed another year NEW YORK (AP) — The long wait for more “Avatar” films will go on a little longer. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday laid out its plans for upcoming 20th Century Fox films. James Cameron’s long-delayed “Avatar 2” will now op...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, the D23 Expo In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Coul...
07:39, 08/17/2019

Disney breaks own record for global box office returns in a year The Lion King helps Disney amass $7.67bn to date in 2019, passing the previous best mark of $7.61bn in 2016Disney has broken its own record of worldwide film receipts by an individual studio in a single year, underlining its dominant position in the ...
14:52, 07/29/2019

Iconic Disney family The Simpsons heading to the D23 expo this year The Simpsons has always been a show that loved embracing its corporate masters, from the loving references to Fox boss Rupert Murdoch and the many positive things the show has had to say about the kinds of quality programming that the network has his...
02:00, 06/25/2019

The year's best Godzilla movie is only a few minutes long If you saw Godzilla: King Of The Monsters at an Alamo Drafthouse, you may have found yourself more entertained by the pre-show bumper than the spectacle itself (it’s an unfortunate mess). In it, a plastic Godzilla trying to stage his own kaiju battle...
20:00, 06/21/2019

FAANG: Update on the "Story of the Year" A government sling-shot is taking aim at corporate technology giants. Plus, investors in the FAANG stocks are not sleeping too well at night. Take a look at this chart......
17:26, 06/07/2019

'Jasmine Can Just Go By Herself': 4-Year-Old Calls Out Disney's Aladdin for Sticking to Tired Tropes Disney’s Aladdin remake flew away with $113 million on its magic carpet this Memorial Day weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter. But despite a new, more progressive Princess Jasmine—she even has a new power anthem, titled “Speechless”(h/t Ref...
15:52, 05/28/2019

A new 'Mortal Kombat' movie will start filming this year More than two decades after the last movie, another Mortal Kombat film is on the way. Pre-production will start this month and the cameras are scheduled to start rolling in Adelaide, Australia later this year. South Australia Premier Steven Marshall....
02:26, 05/15/2019

One of the biggest horror-movie scares of the year happens during a game of “Never Have I Ever” Unlikable characters. Bad decisions. Gloomy spaces. Throw them together and you have a recipe for an effective horror movie, at least of the kind that had its heyday in the 1980s, when audiences rooted for killers to butcher whole casts of teenage an...
17:39, 06/14/2019

The plucky underdog story of the year? The Yankees, of course! A bunch of second-stringers, some pretty good, some just OK, some barely hanging on in the sport, got their chance to save the most first-string franchise in baseball -- and they did it. Here's how they defied the odds....
00:13, 08/21/2019

A rare precocity: Why 15-year-old Coco Gauff is the story of Wimbledon "By the second set of Cori Gauff’s third round match against Polona Hercog on Friday, she was in desperate trouble. Errors piled up. The match was falling from her grasp. Across the net, her Slovenian opponent served bombs and smothered her with a no...
13:16, 07/06/2019

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts...
18:26, 05/21/2019

'Men in Black: International' to 'Toy Story 4': Summer's scariest movie villains, ranked Sorcerer Jafar. Three-headed Ghidorah. Ringmaster Sergei. So much evil this summer. Where does your favorite movie villain rank? A definitive list.        ...
01:13, 06/15/2019

Varney: China trade talks, tariffs 'the most important financial story of the year' Fox Business Network anchor Stuart Varney said Friday on "Fox & Friends" that the trade talks between the Trump administration and President Xi Jinping's government in China is "the most important financial story of the year."...
01:26, 05/11/2019

From 'Toy Story 4' to 'Godzilla': Summer's scariest movie villains, ranked Sorcerer Jafar. Three-headed Ghidorah. Ringmaster Sergei. So much evil this summer. Where does your favorite movie villain rank? A definitive list.        ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

'Toy Story 4' to Chucky from 'Child's Play': Summer's scariest movie villains, ranked Killer doll Chucky is back adding to the evil this summer and Benson from "Toy Story 4" is so creepy. A definitive summer ranking of big-screen baddies.        ...
20:13, 06/22/2019

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very begi...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m..       ...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for under $15 a month...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Disney to Bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ in the US at Popular Netflix Price Walt Disney on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix....
07:26, 08/07/2019

Disney will bundle ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $13/month to take on Netflix in November Disney today announced it’ll bundle ESPN+ and Hulu along with Disney+ for $12.99 a month when the entertainment giant’s streaming service launches in November. The company’s CEO, Bob Iger, said during the quarterly earnings call that these services a...
12:39, 08/07/2019

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc ....
03:00, 08/07/2019

Disney unveils bundle with Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month Yet another new subscription video bundle has been unveiled, for those of you keeping score at home. It’s an additional packaged offering from Disney, and it’s a good one — starting on November 12, as a complement to the company launching its m...
07:52, 08/07/2019

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something o...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA su...
02:52, 05/23/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 billion....
19:00, 04/29/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
23:13, 05/24/2019

Disney's streaming bundle: Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. While that service will cost $7.99 per month on its own, this push to bring cord cutters back into their ...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Gigantic 11 billion year-old galaxies viewed for first time ever Astronomers have spotted 39 enormous galaxies that are billions of light-years away from Earth, creating large numbers of stars the size of our Sun. They've also identified several other celestial objects previously unknown to humanity....
19:26, 08/08/2019

Man Who Lost $35 Billion In One Year Has Some Advice For Elon Musk Walking down a busy street in Rio de Janeiro one recent afternoon, we bumped into the Brazilian who is best known for losing $35 billion in a single year. After initially trying to deflect questions,......
18:13, 06/01/2019

Bitcoin Criminals Set to Spend $1 Billion on Dark Web This Year: Report Bitcoin's use in illegal online marketplaces peddling everything from drugs to child porn is on pace to set a record this year at more than $1 billion....
15:26, 07/02/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Meet the 27-year-old set to be India's first woman to co-found a $1 billion start-up At 27, Ankiti Bose is already the CEO of online shopping site Zilingo, and on course to become the first Indian woman to co-found a $1 billion start-up....
11:26, 05/23/2019

Airlines have made $1.3 billion off bag fees so far this year, data shows Airline financial data is out for the first quarter, and airline baggage fees are paying off in a big, millions of dollars kind of way.       ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion for this year's Fourth of July The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the 4th of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.       ...
21:13, 07/02/2019

Organic matter from space preserved in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks Carbon-based chemicals carried to Earth by a meteorite 3.3 billion years ago have been found encased in rock, and may have been crucial to the origin of life...
15:26, 05/24/2019

India-China Trade Set To Cross $100 Billion This Year, Says Official India has further liberalised e-visa rules for Chinese businessmen as the bilateral trade is set to cross $100 billion this year, a senior Indian diplomat said in Beijing today....
14:26, 05/31/2019

Green bond issuance surpasses $100 billion so far this year: data Global green bond issuance has surpassed the $100 billion mark already this year, the first time the milestone has been reached in the first half of this year, the Climate Bonds Initiative said on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed ...
02:52, 05/24/2019

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fatty molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney revealed the new streaming service would be rollin...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Kiss Kiss! Vote for This Year's Best On-Screen Smooch Ahead of the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Pucker up people, the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are coming in hot! Tonight the MTV Movie & TV Awards will be airing at 9 p.m. on MTV and we will finally know who will be taking......
15:00, 06/17/2019

Railroads' Quest for Speed Cost Freight Shippers More Than $1 Billion Last Year As Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific switch to fewer, longer trains and tighter schedules, many freight shippers are struggling to meet tight deadlines for emptying railcars—and racking up late charges....
15:52, 05/29/2019

India Received Highest FDI Worth $64.37 Billion In Financial Year 2018-19 Riding on the foreign direct investment policy liberalisation and reforms in the last financial year, India received $64.37 billion in investments in 2018-19....
01:13, 08/01/2019

Extraterrestrial Organic Matter Found in 3.3-Billion-Year-Old Volcanic Rock Geologists in France and Italy have spotted what appear to be organic molecules from outer space in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks in South Africa, according to a new study.Read more......
03:52, 05/25/2019

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
16:26, 08/19/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi upends understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed largel...
22:13, 05/24/2019

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's ...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year - chairman Egyptian investment company Qalaa Holdings expects revenues to exceed 90 billion Egyptian pounds ($5.25 billion) next year, its chairman said on Sunday....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Greenland is on track for a record melt year, having already lost 250 billion tons of ice Greenland may have a record melt year when it comes to the volume of ice lost to the sea from surface melt, which is helping to raise global sea levels....
22:13, 08/08/2019

Pistols made from 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could fetch $1.5 million at auction Two pistols made from a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could fetch $1.5 million when they are auctioned later this month. Constructed from part of the Muonionalusta Meteorite, which was discovered in Sweden in 1906, the working .45-caliber pistols of...
07:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury a...
22:13, 06/10/2019

The ‘Star Wars’ Obi-Wan movie everyone wanted is happening, but it won’t be a movie We’ve often entertained the idea of a Star Wars standalone movie or series of films about Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ewan McGregor did say he’d be up for the role. The British actor was the last one to play the iconic Star Wars character, as he ...
23:13, 08/16/2019

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost $5 billion this year on Kraft Heinz's downturn Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost more than $5 billion this year on its Kraft Heinz stake as the packaged food company's stock continues to fall....
01:00, 08/09/2019

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost almost $5 billion this year on Kraft Heinz's downturn Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has lost almost $5 billion this year on its Kraft Heinz stake as the packaged food company's stock continues to fall....
14:39, 08/09/2019

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2,400 billion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
19:13, 07/01/2019

International money transfers hit $613 billion this year — here's what young, tech savvy users value most about them This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inte...
12:26, 07/04/2019

| Greatest story ever sold: Media rush to tell Thai cave story The appetite for the dramatic story of the Thai cave rescue remains insatiable ahead of the one-year anniversary of the incredible mission to extract the 12 boys and their coach....
06:39, 06/21/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale hides one interesting story inside a three-story dud Back in season two, I wrote, naively it seems, that The Handmaid’s Tale was transitioning into something that might better be called The Handmaid Tales. The episode in question was “Unwomen,” an Emily-centric episode that covered the character’s back...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about ho...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Drug Company to Pay Just $15.4 Million Over Doctor Bribery Scandal Involving Medicine That Brings in $1 Billion a Year Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and t...
00:52, 06/06/2019

CBOE'S FIFTH STRAIGHT RECORD VOLUME YEAR: 1.19 BILLION OPTIONS (4.7 MILLION ADV) CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, January 2, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest ever in its 35-year history as 1,193,355,070 contracts changed hands, a 26-percent increase over the 944,471,924 contracts traded in 2007.Avera...
00:52, 05/03/2019

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in...
04:39, 06/17/2019

Anne Hathaway: My 3-year-old will be 'thrilled' by my role in 'The Sesame Street Movie' "The Hustle" star Anne Hathaway will return to "Sesame Street" for a musical movie set to shoot this summer. "This is not a stretch for me," she says.        ...
04:13, 05/08/2019

Toy Story 4 review – new characters but the same old Story It may only be a repeat of earlier ideas and plotlines, but compare it to the fourth films in other franchises and Pixar’s latest is an amusing and charming gemHaving done so many things unimaginably better than so many other movie franchises, it’s f...
20:13, 06/13/2019

CBOE NOVEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS: YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME EXCEEDS ONE BILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during November 2009 averaged 4.2 million contracts per day, down eight percent from November 2008 average daily volume (ADV) of 4.6 million cont...
00:52, 05/03/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
04:39, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from...
20:26, 08/01/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
17:39, 05/07/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

WeWork looking to raise $3 billion-$4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
21:39, 07/07/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
00:39, 08/09/2019

Was this the final 'Toy Story'? 5 signs that Pixar will make 'Toy Story 5' (spoilers) Does "Toy Story 4" mark the end? We sure hope not. Five reasons why we expect to see Woody, Buzz and the gang in a fifth movie. (Spoilers ahead!)        ...
02:26, 06/23/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which...
08:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
00:52, 05/03/2019

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
00:52, 05/03/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Disney Plus vs Netflix: who will win? Just as you get used to shelling out every month for a Netflix subscription, someone like Disney has to turn around and announce a competing streaming service. Let’s face it, there are a lot of TV streaming platforms now: While Netflix ca...
21:52, 05/03/2019

XFL Strikes TV Deals With Fox and Disney Vince McMahon’s reboot of the XFL has struck television deals with Fox and Disney and will make its debut one week after next year’s Super Bowl, the companies said Monday....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Why Disney Took a Big Haircut on Sports The last act in Disney’s deal drama has been its search for a buyer of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired as part of its takeover of 21st Century Fox. The lucky winner is Sinclair Broadcast Group, and the deal looks as good for Sinclair as i...
17:26, 05/03/2019

Disney Spends Big on Its Streaming Bet Disney shareholders got a glimpse of the expenses coming to the company as it readies the launch of its streaming service in November, but it nonetheless beat Wall Street expectations for its quarterly results....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Here's Every Device You Can Use to Stream Disney+ Disney+ is almost here. We know many important details about Disney’s standalone streaming service—including how much it’ll cost and what you’ll be able to watch—and the final piece of the puzzle was just revealed: all the devices you can use to stre...
00:26, 08/20/2019

Disney and Universal Shore Up Their Benches Alan Bergman was promoted to co-chairman of Walt Disney Studios, and Alan Horn, chairman, extended his contract. In a separate move, the producer Amy Pascal will leave Sony for Universal....
01:39, 05/02/2019

A 'Home Alone' reboot is coming to Disney+ It was clear that Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney+, would be relying on some familiar names when it first started devouring movie and TV franchises left, right and center. What wasn't apparent at the time, though, was just how h...
19:26, 08/07/2019

Disney just released the first trailer for ‘Frozen 2’ We saw the first teaser earlier this year, and now we finally have a full-length Frozen 2 trailer for you. It’s been six long years for Frozen fans who wanted a sequel, and Disney is finally ready to deliver. We’ve got the same stellar ch...
19:13, 06/11/2019

See the Disney logo evolve over 3-plus decades The Disney empire definitely has its fans, but devout viewer TheDeadlySquid has compiled a video that features “every single variation of the Walt Disney Pictures logo, starting from 1985’s The Black Cauldron and going all the way until 2018’s Mary P...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Disney Plus is getting new Marvel shows as soon as 2020 It's no secret that Marvel will have a big presence on the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service, which launches in the US later this year. But with an official unveiling of Marvel's schedule of TV series and movies slated for the nex...
12:13, 07/22/2019

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures,...
05:13, 06/20/2019

From tragic to magic: what's the best Disney remake so far? As The Lion King roars into cinemas, the CGI spectacle continues an ever-expanding line of flashy new takes on the studio’s library of animated classicsDisney’s new remake of The Lion King roared into theaters over the weekend, arriving as the culmin...
11:00, 07/22/2019

All the Marvel Shows Set to Premiere on Disney+ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. It already takes quite a bit of effort to keep abreast of the events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Marvel Studios has released 23 superhero movies since 2008. But now die-hard Marvel fan...
16:00, 08/09/2019

‘Home Alone’ reboot in the works at Disney Nineties kids are gonna scream. The troublemaker comedy “Home Alone” is getting a reboot, thanks to Disney. On an earnings call today, Disney head Bob Iger announced that the classic franchise is among those getting the reboot treatment f...
11:52, 08/07/2019

The 40 most magical Disney movies of all time Disney characters like Snow White and Peter Pan transcend childhood wonderment. Ahead of "The Lion King," we identify the best Disney movies ever.        ...
19:26, 07/19/2019

‘Home Alone’ is getting a reboot on Disney+, and we’re not sure how to feel Disney keeps upping its streaming game ante, first announcing the arrival of Disney+ in November and then yesterday a mega-bundle that includes Disney+, as well as Hulu and ESPN+, for the same price as some Netflix subscriptions. But the entertainmen...
09:00, 08/08/2019

Disney now has full control of Hulu If it wasn’t already clear that Disney is very serious about becoming one of the major players in the video streaming business, then Disney’s newest move should drive that point home. The company on Tuesday announced that it will assume f...
22:00, 05/14/2019

The 30 greatest Disney songs – ranked! Yes, of course Let It Go is in there somewhere … but where does it rank among Disney’s other big-screen belters?It is not clear if Little April Shower is supposed to sound as sinister and hallucinatory as it does – the middle section of the song, wit...
18:26, 07/18/2019

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can str...
00:39, 07/18/2019

Apple TV+ vs. Disney+: Everything we know about the next big streaming services November is shaping up to be an extremely newsworthy month as far as streaming TV goes, with all-new streaming TV services set to launch during the month from both Apple and Disney — two companies that will be diving into Netflix-like territory...
02:13, 08/21/2019

It's Official, Disney Takes Over Hulu Last month, reports teased a potential future in which Disney’s unrelenting path towards total media consolidation extended to the Hulu universe, and today, that dream has been realized.Read more......
18:13, 05/14/2019

So What Did Amazon Do to Piss Off Disney This Time? Disney just announced plans to roll out its new streaming service in November. Executives announced that Disney+ will be available on platforms and devices made by Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Roku. Missing from that list is Amazon, with whom ...
00:52, 08/20/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Deadline Hollywood reports that future blockbuster fi...
03:00, 08/21/2019

I was so excited to see the Disney remakes ... but now I'm over it I've long championed the revival of classic animated films from my childhood. With the new version of "The Lion King," however, I'm finally over it.        ...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad cooled in the face of a bruising trade war with the United States....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Delaware nursing home locked down after shooting deaths of 79-year-old woman, 82-year-old man A Delaware nursing home was locked down for nearly an hour Saturday as police investigated the shooting deaths of an 82-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman....
17:52, 07/21/2019

How to Throw a 25-Year Party: Why Essence Festival Is Your Faves’ Favorite Event of the Year What makes a great party? No, I mean a really great party; the kind people look forward to, year after year. This Fourth of July weekend, we’re going to find out; we’re traveling to New Orleans to join our play cousins at Essence for the 25th-anniver...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Britain's supermarkets sales fall on tough year-on-year comparison - Kantar Sales fell at all of Britain's big four supermarket groups over the latest 12 week period, reflecting heatwave-boosted sales during the same period last year which made comparisons tough, industry data showed on Tuesday....
12:13, 07/23/2019

METALS-Copper drops to 2-year low on trade war; nickel at 4-year high London copper hit its lowest in more than two years on Monday after a trade war between the United States and China escalated, while Shanghai nickel prices hit a four-year high on renewed concerns of an export ban in Indonesia....
11:26, 08/05/2019

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks t...
04:39, 05/23/2019

37-year-old man confesses to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at Oklahoma McDonald's 37-year-old Joshua Kabatra confessed to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at an Oklahoma McDonald's, according to Midwest City Police.        ...
00:39, 07/20/2019

17-year-old cyclist dies in SI crash, 16th rider killed this year A 17-year-old cyclist was fatally hit by a tow truck in Staten Island on Tuesday — the 16th bike rider killed on New York City streets this year. The boy was riding his green GT mountain bike alongside his brother eastward on Castleton Avenue i...
03:52, 07/24/2019

U.S. has recorded 704 cases of measles this year, a 25-year-high: health officials The United States recorded 78 new measles cases last week for a total of 704 cases so far this year, the greatest number in a quarter century, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:00, 04/29/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volu...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Rebecca Gayheart describes car accident that left a 9-year-old dead, spending a year 'trying to kill myself' Actress and model Rebecca Gayheart opened up about a tragedy that took place 18 years ago when she inadvertently killed a 9-year-old in a car accident....
22:13, 05/22/2019

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Florida teen dies more than a year after 95 percent of her body was engulfed in flames at New Year's Eve bonfire A Florida teen that sustained third degree burns to 95 percent of her body after catching on fire at New Year’s Eve bonfire in 2017 has reportedly died....
02:00, 05/12/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registe...
23:00, 05/02/2019

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
20:39, 06/18/2019

Inclusivity Win! This 6-Year-Old Boy’s Imaginary Friend Is A 55-Year-Old Japanese Woman! We sadly live in a society where many communities don’t receive the mainstream representation they deserve. But one little boy has made an awesome step towards inclusivity: His imaginary friend is a 55-year-old Japanese woman!...
17:39, 07/31/2019

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after allegedly attacking the nonagenarian at the old ag...
17:39, 05/23/2019

Last Year’s Underdogs Now Have A Shot At This Year’s Call Of Duty Championship Colt “Havok” McLendon watched the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship from home. This year, his team could go all the way to the finals....
01:39, 07/20/2019

China's renewable power capacity up 9.5% year-on-year in June China's total renewable power capacity rose 9.5% to 750 gigawatts (GW) in the year to June amid Beijing's push to boost clean energy consumption as part of its anti-pollution campaign....
15:39, 07/25/2019

Disney announces 3 new ‘Star Wars’ films “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will not be the war to end all “Wars.” Disney announced on Tuesday that after this final chapter in the latest trilogy is released on Dec. 20, three more “Star Wars” films will hi...
20:14, 05/07/2019

Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co, CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled ...
14:13, 08/03/2019

Disney drops new, not-so-frigid Frozen 2 trailer In Frozen, Elsa’s powers were a threat to both her and her kingdom. In the sequel, they could be the key to humanity’s survival. So hints the below trailer for the Disney franchise’s next outing, which is said to provide an origin story of sorts for ...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Here's what you'll be paying for the Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ bundle We knew Disney had consumed Hulu in the black hole of Mickey’s gaping, insatiable maw, guiding us all one step closer to the “bundle” mentality of streaming that will soon make it all feel like cable all over again. Today, the company announced how m...
01:52, 08/07/2019

Great-grandmother with CBD oil arrested at Disney World Disney World may be the most magical place on Earth, but it turned into a legal nightmare for a great-grandmother with arthritis. A 69-year-old woman was arrested at a Disney World checkpoint when an Orange County Deputy found CBD oil in her purse. S...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Is going to Disneyland or Disney World more fun without kids? Definitely. Here's why. A mom went off on millennials who were "ruining" Disney World with their child-free ways. Here's why visiting Disney parks without kids is better.       ...
22:00, 08/02/2019

Some Interesting Updates on Disney's Ms. Marvel Plans Paul Feig is still hoping for a sequel to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. The crew behind the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series want to pitch a continuation to Disney. Michael Rooker could be joining the Dark Tower TV show. Plus, new looks at Midsomm...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands....
11:39, 08/20/2019

Sinclair to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney Sinclair Broadcast Group struck a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 sports networks from Disney, which agreed to sell them as part of its Fox transaction....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Sorry, childless millennials going to Disney World is weird When you wish upon a star … a crazed mom will say how things are! The Internet was set afire this week when an old Facebook post resurfaced on Twitter, showing a mother’s expletive-laced rant declaring that millennials without kids should be banned f...
23:39, 07/26/2019

Here’s what Disney plans to do with Hulu in Comcast deal Walt Disney has inked a wide-ranging deal with Hulu partner Comcast to take over operational control of the popular streaming video service known for “The Handmaid’s Tale.”...
05:39, 05/15/2019

Disney Star Joshua Rush Comes Out as Bisexual Joshua Rush just came out as bisexual in a moving message to his fans. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the 17-year-old Andi Mack actor--who played Cyrus on the Disney Channel series,......
23:00, 08/06/2019

Here's how Disney World crafts its magical topiaries Early this month, we spoke with horticulture area manager at Walt Disney World Resort Allison Brooks about telling the story of Disney through its the foliage of the park....
00:26, 07/24/2019

Here’s Keanu Reeves as 9 different Disney princes for your Monday Yes, we realize we may be pushing the Keanu Reeves super-saturation limit. But his latest breathtaking turn as Duke Caboom in this weekend’s successful Toy Story 4 release ushered Reeves into the Disney universe. And one talented artist subsequently ...
22:13, 06/24/2019

Disney+ will support each of these platforms and devices at launch We’re just a few months out from the launch of the Disney+ streaming service, which might be the most dangerous threat to Netflix’s supremacy to date. In addition to featuring every Disney and Pixar animated movie ever made, the service w...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
19:39, 07/17/2019

These Movies and Shows Are Arriving on Disney Plus on Launch Day Begun, the content wars have. Disney is set to kick off its Disney Plus streaming service November 12, which means that your experience watching Disney content on your favorite streaming service is about to get all mucked up. After all, Disney isn’t ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Charter will integrate Hulu and Disney+ into its set-top boxes Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r...
15:39, 08/15/2019

The Best Ways to Collect Disney Character Autographs I’ve been to Disney World a few times with my extended family, including with my son and three nieces. Around the time they were in the four- to seven-year-old age range, getting character autographs was a Very Big Deal. We did what every other paren...
21:52, 07/22/2019

Loki TV Series to Run for 6 Episodes on Disney+, Says Tom Hiddleston The Loki Disney+ TV series will run for a total of six hours, Tom Hiddleston has revealed, which most likely means that the limited series will consist of six one-hour episodes. Loki will face "more......
10:26, 08/20/2019

17 ways to save money on your Disney vacation Don't want to give Mickey Mouse all your money? We've got 17 money-saving tips for your family's trip to Disney World and Disneyland.       ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Disney+ International Rollout Starts in November Walt Disney said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on November 12, the same date as its previously announced United States launch....
10:26, 08/20/2019

Disney uses apps, ‘MagicBands’ to spy on guests: report The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also one of the most surveilled — with Disney honchos using the park’s wearable “MagicBands” and smartphone apps to reportedly spy on guests and collect data on not just their buyin...
02:26, 07/17/2019

Hulu will belong to Disney. Here's what that means Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox means it took Fox's share of Hulu in that deal, adding to its own and giving it majority control of Hulu.        ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Star Wars Gives Force to Disney Parks Disney’s Star Wars attractions opening at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., represent the single-largest expansion in either park’s history....
15:13, 05/30/2019

Cramer: Disney's stock 'is just an annuity stream' Following a record breaking opening weekend for Disney's "The Lion King," CNBC's Jim Cramer said the company's stock is an "annunity stream" for investors....
17:52, 07/22/2019

Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99 Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, B...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Disney (DIS): How to Catch and Ride Price Breakouts Disney (NYSE: DIS) has likely finished a contracting triangle Elliott wave pattern recently -- and prices should break out, higher or lower (subscribers know which it is). In this free 12-minute video, our long-time Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Disney's Haunted Mansion Is A Terrific Mess The Haunted Mansion is one of Disney’s greatest creations. It’s also an unfixable, thematic mess, which is part of its appeal. Disney has allowed it to remain imperfect for the past half century, a wise exception to the company’s notorious perfection...
21:00, 08/09/2019

Woman arrested for CBD oil at Disney demands apology ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 69-year-old woman is demanding an apology for her arrest at a Walt Disney World security checkpoint last month after a guard found CBD oil while searching her purse. Hester Burkhalter has hired high-profile attorney Benjamin Cr...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Disney's 2020 summer cruises In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on itineraries around the world, including Greece and five first-time ports of call in Europe.       ...
17:26, 07/15/2019

What does it take to become one of Disney World's Jungle Cruise Skippers? Earlier this summer, we were invited to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando for a special look at what it takes to land one of the park’s most coveted gigs: Skipper of Adventureland’s Jungle Cruise. After a tour of the attraction’s fictional version ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff [Updated] Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Update, August 21,2019, 11:15 AM: Sony Pictures has r...
23:00, 08/21/2019

James Gunn opens up about his Disney firing In a dramatic turn of events last summer, James Gunn was fired by Disney after a series of old, offensive tweets resurfaced—tweets featuring jokes about pedophilia and rape. Despite the outpouring of support from colleagues, the stars of his two Guar...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Disney's Latest Endeavor: Getting the Fox Studio on Track Disney is faced with the challenge of integrating Fox’s entertainment assets, which have languished as executives and staff left during the year-and-a-half it took to close the deal and movies flopped....
14:13, 08/18/2019

The First Reactions to Disney's The Lion King Remake Are Here It sounds like The Lion King just can’t wait to be king of the box office. The first reactions to the CGI remake of Disney’s The Lion King are here, with critics praising the film’s visual effects and dynamic cast...although having photorealistic ani...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
22:39, 05/26/2019

Japan's Getting A Disney-Themed Nintendo Switch On October 10, Nintendo will be releasing this very Japan-only Nintendo Switch model, which is covered in images and logos from Disney’s Tsum Tsum line....
07:39, 07/25/2019

Disney takes over full control of Hulu The deal also gives Comcast the option to sell its 33 percent share in Hulu to Disney in 2024 at a valuation of at least $27.5 billion. The move further ramps up a rivalry with Netflix....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Disney heir on CEO's $66m pay: 'No one on the freaking planet is worth that' Abigail Disney condemns family firm for spouting ‘neoliberal claptrap’ and derides Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: ‘It is possible to say no to money’Abigail Disney has one of the world’s most recognizable names. But this week she became a thorn in her famous f...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Marvel unveils its roadmap for Disney+ shows Marvel has provided the first details for phase four of its Cinematic Universe, and it won't surprise you to hear that Disney+ will play a large role. There are no less than five superhero shows reaching the streaming service, although you'...
22:52, 07/21/2019

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. B...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Only Disney+ is worthy to stream Avengers: Endgame Well, it looks like Disney CEO Bob Iger has used the Infinity Stones, with his company’s longtime partnership with Netflix officially crumbling to dust like Thanos’ army—though Iger’s reward is $65 million, not a tragic death scene. For a while now, ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Strikingly realistic: Disney's The Lion King Twenty-five years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
12:26, 07/14/2019

Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10.6 bln deal Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, said on Friday it would buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co in a deal valued at $10.6 billion....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
06:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks for $9.6 bln Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, said on Friday it would buy Walt Disney Co's interests in 21 regional sports networks for $9.6 billion....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
17:26, 07/12/2019

CBS, Viacom to reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a host of digital platforms....
06:00, 08/14/2019

10 free things you can get at Walt Disney World Walt Disney World/Facebook All around Disney World there are treats and activities that are free for guests. The Main Street Bakery in the Magic Kingdom, the Club Pool in Epcot, and the Ghirardelli in Disney Springs all offer free foods. FastPass a...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Again, again! Why the new Teletubbies movie may not be all it seems Once, children’s films had original concepts and plots – but the latest spin-offs use stitched-together versions of old TV episodes. But is it only the adults who feel cheated?Teletubbies Songtime at the Cinema is released today, and the film promise...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Unlikely Animal Friendship! This 55-Year-Old Man Is Dating A 23-Year-Old Woman Prepare for the most heartwarming thing you’re going to read all day, because an unlikely duo have come together in one of the cutest and most unexpected animal friendships in the natural world: This 55-year-old man is dating a 23-year-old woman.Wow!...
19:39, 07/20/2019

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.       ...
00:52, 07/02/2019

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is t...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
17:00, 06/26/2019

12-year-old boy charged with shooting 10-year-old brother dead A 12-year-old Texas boy was charged with murder for allegedly shooting his 10-year-old brother dead, officials said. The unidentified minor was taken into custody Saturday after cops found his sibling with a single gunshot wound to the chest around 2...
06:26, 05/06/2019

Man arrested after handgun found at Disney World entrance ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man was arrested after trying to enter a Walt Disney World Resort park with a gun in his backpack. An Orange County Sheriff’s Office report says 29-year-old Terry Bruce was charged last Tuesday wit...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Whistleblower claims Disney inflated revenues for years Is Mickey cooking the books at the Magic Kingdom? A Disney whistleblower is telling the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company has been inflating revenues at its parks and resorts division for years, padding income by as much as $6 billi...
02:39, 08/21/2019

Disney and Charter reach multiyear carriage agreement Charter has agreed to a multiyear carriage agreement with Disney, avoiding a blackout of networks including ABC and ESPN. Charter will carry the ACC Network and will make ESPN+ available to Charter customers as a new network as part of the deal, sour...
21:13, 08/14/2019

Disney Shareholders, Your Thrill Ride Has Officially Begun The entertainment giant’s struggle to manage all of its businesses while launching into the TV-streaming wars will keep you on the edge of your seat....
02:39, 08/07/2019

Disney’s composer-focused podcast debuts this week This Friday, Disney Music Group will launch a podcast that delves into some of its most beloved scores and the people behind them. For Scores includes interviews with composers who've worked across Disney's various enterprises: Disney, Marv...
21:52, 08/20/2019

Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6B Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film...
02:52, 05/04/2019

Netflix creates UK production hub at Disney's preferred studios Netflix is setting up another big production hub, and this one is steeped in cinematic history. The streaming giant is establishing a 14-stage UK operation at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, a location that has been used to shoot more than a few class...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Here's how Disney World turns its characters into works of chocolate art Early last month, we spoke with chef chocolatier Amanda Lauder of The Ganachery at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando about taking iconic Disney characters and turning them into works of chocolate art....
04:52, 07/04/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
16:26, 05/14/2019

36 of your favorite former Disney Channel stars, ranked by net worth Disney Channel has acted as a springboard for some of the most recognizable celebrities working in Hollywood today. Thanks to iconic shows like "Even Stevens," "Lizzie McGuire," and "Hannah Montana," we have stars like Shia LaBeouf, Hilary Duff, and ...
01:13, 07/24/2019

Disney takes full control over Hulu from Comcast NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast, as both companies prepare to launch their own streaming services in response to declining audiences for traditional TV. The companies said Tuesday that Comcast, which owns a third of...
02:13, 05/15/2019

Lego's Motorized Disney Train Set Looks Like It Just Pulled Out Of The Park Chugging onto store shelves on September 1, the Lego Disney Train and Station set is more than just a $330 piece of buildable Disney memorabilia. It’s a working train set made up of 2,925 Lego bits and controllable via a smartphone app....
01:13, 08/14/2019

Why did ex-Disney Mouseketeer Dennis Day die? If police know, they aren't saying The ex-Disney Mouseketeer who enchanted as a child is dead in Oregon under still-mysterious circumstances. Why did it take 11 months to learn his fate?        ...
23:39, 06/07/2019

Disney Plans Southeast Asia Expansion for Hotstar Disney is planning a Southeast Asia expansion for Hotstar, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed during the entertainment giant's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday. Currently, the Star......
09:26, 08/07/2019

Disney announces some new layoffs to go with all those big fancy box office records It’s a damn good time to be Disney right now; the entertainment giant just bought Fox and is well on its way to absorbing Hulu, its live-action films and animated properties continue to thrive, and its Marvel franchise of films has never been more lu...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Nintendo will launch a Disney-themed Switch in Japan Now that Nintendo has finished upgrading the Switch's internals, the company has turned its attention to what's on the outside. The company has teamed up with Disney to create a Tsum Tsum-branded version of the new console to coincide with ...
16:52, 07/25/2019

Everything Disney touches turns to gold (except 'Dark Phoenix') Disney continues its 2019 hot streak through the third quarter of the year, according to Tuesday's earnings report. The multimedia juggernaut recently closed out its mammoth 21st Century Fox buy, opened the Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at its So...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Can Disney’s Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of human knowledge you don't like and leaving all the bits you do is a deceptively difficult task; it's one ...
17:52, 07/21/2019

Spider-Man may exit MCU, Sony and Disney don't do deal Negotiations broke down between Disney and Sony Pictures for future Spider-Man films, sending fans into a panic.        ...
22:39, 08/21/2019

Good God, Disney's Apparently Considering a Sequel to Its Aladdin Remake James Wan adds another movie to his endless list of production credits. Marlon Wayans wants in on a Plastic Man DC movie, should it ever happen. Zack Snyder shows off a nice camera and some corpses for his Netflix zombie movie. Plus, set pictures fro...
22:13, 08/13/2019

How Disney+ Compares to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Now that Disney’s long-awaited streaming service, Disney+, finally has an official launch date (November 12) and more details have been released, it’s clear that this isn’t just a niche supplemental service for Disney fans—the media giant is making a...
09:26, 08/08/2019

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Cent...
13:26, 08/07/2019

Is a tarnished UFC worth the risk to ESPN and Disney Studios? Mixed martial arts’ biggest money-spinner can deliver a young, internet-savvy audience. But UFC has been hit by a number of unseemly controversiesOn Saturday the UFC will return Rio de Janeiro for UFC 237. The event, which features a handful of forme...
11:52, 05/10/2019

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Disney CEO: abortion law would make it difficult to keep filming in Georgia Bob Iger said many who work for Disney would not want to work there if the strict law, which bans abortion as early as six weeks, was in effectThe chief executive of the Walt Disney Company said Georgia’s new strict abortion law would make it “very d...
06:00, 05/30/2019

I’m on ESPN. Nobody expects politics on the Disney Channel, so why from Dan Le Batard? Would I like ESPN to sometimes embrace the world beyond stadiums and arenas? Yes, but that’s not part of the cable network’s mission to maximize profits....
00:13, 08/13/2019

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File When Disney ...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Disney says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law enforced The boss of Walt Disney says it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect....
16:39, 05/30/2019

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie J. and Karlie Redd....
22:13, 05/30/2019

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20 Rising star Cameron Boyce, known for his roles on the Disney Channel, has died at the age of 20, his family confirmed Sunday. “It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” his family said in a sta...
04:26, 07/08/2019

Disney’s 2Q beats estimates despite soft theatrical revenue NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s adjusted second-quarter net income declined as higher revenue from its parks was not enough to offset lower theatrical revenue. However, the entertainment giant’s results still beat Wall Street expectations. Net i...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Disney World's new $299 trick is brilliant but risky The new Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass seems like a no-brainer way to boost theme-park revenue but could also be a lose-lose offering.       ...
15:13, 08/19/2019

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Disney Looks to Extend Box-Office Reign With 'Lion King' Analysts and box-office tracking services expect the new “Lion King” to open with a domestic debut north of $170 million, among the best this year. But industry executives are also expecting the movie to keep selling tickets for longer than usual, se...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Review: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen moviegoing experience was likely a Disney movie. Disney productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (196...
23:52, 07/11/2019

Zendaya Covers Vogue and Opens Up About Life After Disney Zendaya is spreading her wings in new directions. Approaching nearly a decade in the industry, the 22-year-old actress and influential fashion maven is no stranger to the big or small......
21:13, 05/09/2019

17 money-saving Disney World and Disneyland hacks to try You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Stocks to Watch: Disney, Fox, Chevron, Roku, Costco Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday’s session include Disney, Fox, Chevron, Roku, Costco, Etsy, Tapestry, E.l.f. Beauty, and Albemarle....
18:13, 05/09/2019

Disney's New *Lion King* Is the VR-Fueled Future of Cinema Director Jon Favreau shot the remake of the animated classic inside virtual reality. He doesn't know what to call the result, but it looks like a real movie....
13:39, 06/20/2019

A ‘big’ Marvel series is coming to Disney+, but is it part of Phase 4? Marvel announced its plans for the next phase of the MCU back at Comic-Con. In doing so, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that we won’t get any Avengers, Guardians, or Spider-Man films in Phase 4. His comments also implied that sequels...
09:39, 08/17/2019

Avengers: Endgame will hit Disney Plus in December, one month after launch While Avengers: Endgame is currently shattering box office records around the world, that hasn't stopped Disney's top brass from announcing a lounge-room release for the blockbuster flick, which the company has revealed will land on its hig...
05:39, 05/09/2019

Disney+ Guide: What to Expect From Marvel, Star Wars and More The rumors are true: Marvel TV shows are coming. Star Wars TV shows are coming. Disney+ is coming. The Mouse House officially announced its new streaming platform, Disney+, and all of its......
06:00, 08/16/2019

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discriminatio...
04:39, 07/06/2019

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dead at 20 Hollywood has lost a rapidly rising star in Cameron Boyce. The actor, known for his roles on Disney Channel projects including Descendants and Jessie, has died at the age of......
11:26, 07/07/2019

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for share holders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and ...
18:26, 07/11/2019

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-screen movies builds a digital entertainment business....
01:00, 08/07/2019

First glimpse of Disney+'s Loki series teases a '70s setting In April, Disney held an “Investor Day” event where it could brag about all of the new and exciting ways it was planning to make money, like live-action remakes of animated films and a move we like to call “put a Star Wars on it,” but one specific te...
22:39, 06/09/2019

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, an actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and the Descendants TV movie franchise, has died at 20 years old. A spokesperson for Boyce’s family told ABC News on Saturday that the actor had died in his sleep. The news...
20:26, 07/07/2019

Man inspired by NYC subway ads rents billboard to apply for Disney job The only thing more impressive than a great cover letter is a billboard. In an attempt to get the company’s attention, a man looking for a job at Walt Disney World rented out a billboard near the park in Orlando, Fla. It reads “Dear Walt Disney World...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghosts, The Twilight Zone, and, of course, stomach-drop...
03:39, 06/28/2019

Disney and Soros among super-rich urging US government: tax us more Billionaires call for tax on extreme wealth to combat inequality‘America has a moral responsibility to tax our wealth more’ More than a dozen prominent US billionaires are calling for a new government tax on extreme wealth to help combat income inequ...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Disney, king of the box office, now primed to do battle with Netflix World’s biggest entertainment company reports its results this weekDisney’s domination at the global box office and its plans to take on Netflix will be centre stage when it reports its latest results this week, with films from Avengers: Endgame to T...
07:26, 08/05/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview. The reason for the meeting? Some discussion about fake money....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Here's What Could've Happened in an X-Men vs. Fantastic Four Movie Earlier this decade, as Marvel Studios was building toward its own mega-movie crossover, Fox was doing the same thing. A new report claims the studio hired writers and even courted a director to make an X-Men vs. Fantastic Four crossover movie, and n...
02:39, 06/08/2019

Everything We Know About the Scrapped Sex and the City 3 Movie We could really use a cosmopolitan right about now. It's no secret that Sex and the City fans have been hoping for a third movie for quite some time. If anything, some of the cast......
08:39, 05/15/2019

What Is the Best and Blackest Movie Soundtrack? It’s African American Music Appreciation Month (lovingly known as Black Music Month) and what better way to celebrate than to honor just how much music affects another celebrated medium? That’s right, we’re talking film....
02:26, 06/19/2019

If You Take Out Your Phone in a Movie Theater, I'm Going to Ask to Use It Almost every weekend this year, I’ve ended up at the movies. In a relentless news environment, it’s nice to head over to the local multiplex, plop down, and turn off the rest of the world for a couple of hours. Sadly, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend:...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Everything to Know About the Canceled Movie The Hunt Universal Studios has canceled the Sept. 27 release of The Hunt, a satirical thriller wherein wealthy Americans hunt “deplorables” for sport. The tongue-in-cheek film has an ensemble cast that includes Hilary Swank, Justin Hartley, Betty ...
17:00, 08/13/2019

7 Books That Were Better Than Their Movie Adaptations It’s a reader’s rite of passage to walk into a movie theater to see a favorite book come to life and walk out bitterly disappointed. Sometimes, there’s no softening the truth: what you read on the page is so much better than what yo...
00:52, 07/30/2019

Read Movie Scripts With Your Kid My 6-year-old and I have been enjoying a children’s book series called “You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You.” These books are formatted for two people to take turns reading different parts, like a script. We sit side-by-side, playing different character...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Every Single X-Men Movie, Ranked Dark Phoenix is the latest, and likely the last, installment in the X-Men franchise, at least for now. X-Men arguably kicked off the superhero boom at the movies when it premiered in 2000. For 19 years, two different casts of characters (and one impr...
06:26, 06/08/2019

New Total War DLC Looks Like A Horror Movie For a while now, Creative Assembly has sold a “gore” or “blood” pack for their Total War games as DLC. It’s now Three Kingdoms’ turn, with an update called Reign Of Blood, and it is bloody....
03:52, 06/21/2019

K-pop band BTS is about to release their third movie They've won the hearts of thousands across the globe, released their own mobile game and given a heartfelt speech at the United Nations and now they're releasing their third movie....
14:52, 06/26/2019

‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King doesn’t open until July 19, but this new version of the beloved animated classic is already breaking records. Fandango announced Tuesday that the film is the new record-holder for the best firs...
04:26, 06/26/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp, as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video streaming market dominated by companies such as Netflix Inc....
20:00, 05/14/2019

From Disney movies to dogs, these 10 vacation rentals take themes to the extreme No matter what you’re into – from dogs and frogs to Disney and Wes Anderson – there’s a vacation rental out there with your name written all over it.        ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Ron Howard and George Lucas might reboot 'Willow' as series for Disney+ The cult-classic fantasy movie Willow (directed by Ron Howard) might be revived as a series for the upcoming Disney+ streaming service. According to Deadline, Howard has said Jon Kasdan -- who worked with Howard as a writer on Solo: A Star Wars Story...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Disney poaches Netflix film executive for streaming service Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had hired a top executive in Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, to lead international content development for its upcoming family-oriented streaming service called Disney+....
07:39, 06/26/2019

Macaulay Culkin has some bold ideas for the Disney+ Home Alone reboot If there’s anyone entitled to an opinion on Disney’s recent necromantic interest in the Home Alone franchise, it’s probably the person whose life was both defined, and also sort of destroyed, by its decades-long cultural dominance: Macaulay Culkin. (...
03:26, 08/09/2019

The Jonas Brothers Say They ''Lost Touch'' With Their Identity During Disney Days While the Jonas Brothers' breakup may have been a huge disappointment to fans, it turns out it was necessary in staging the comeback people had been waiting for. "We were at a......
03:52, 05/16/2019

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV-station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sander...
23:39, 06/25/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Lion King Is a Visual Upgrade That's Devoid of the Disney Magic The new Lion King movie is a - photorealistic, computer-animated not live-action - remake of the 1994 animated original, featuring the voice talents of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, and James Earl......
20:00, 07/16/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu in deal with Comcast When AT&T sold its shares of Hulu last month, Disney and Comcast were left as the company's sole owners. Today, Comcast relinquished its control, leaving Disney in charge of the streaming platform. This means, since its acquisition of Fox�...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers....
00:52, 07/16/2019

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King' Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time....
21:00, 07/15/2019

For the sake of cinema, Disney’s box-office stranglehold must be broken | Guy Lodge The studio has been consuming its rivals – and creating a film industry devoid of the innovation championed by its founderIt’s the kind of commercial supremacy about which Walt Disney and his brother Roy probably fantasised when they founded the Disn...
16:39, 07/11/2019

Samsung teamed up with Disney for a series of brilliant Galaxy S10 wallpapers When Samsung first showcased the Infinity-O display, with its signature hole-punch design, the discussion revolved around whether or not Samsung’s idea was preferable to the iPhone X-style notch. In the end, it’s really just a matter of p...
07:39, 05/28/2019

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their time there?If you’re not a fan of unbridled capitalism, please brace yourself: I am sorry to report tha...
17:39, 07/31/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' will stream on Disney+ starting December 11th The Disney Corporation held its Q2 2019 earnings call on Wednesday, taking the opportunity to announce that Avengers: Endgame, which has passed $2 billion is ticket sales in just 11 days, will arrive as a streaming exclusive to Disney+ on December 11...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Disney slams claims by family heiress about working conditions The Walt Disney Co. has called scathing claims by a family heiress about worker conditions at Disneyland “a gross and unfair exaggeration of the facts.” In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney, 59, described going underco...
21:52, 07/17/2019

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
01:00, 05/23/2019

‘Lion King’ Remake Becomes Disney’s Latest Box-Office Smash Disney’s domestic market share for the year stands at about 40 percent. On Sunday, “Avengers: Endgame” passed “Avatar” to rank as the No. 1 ticket-seller on record....
20:39, 07/21/2019

Hulu Deal Has a Real Hollywood Ending for Disney, Comcast Disney will pay a steep price to Comcast for control of streaming service Hulu, but its streaming strategy will benefit even more, by helping it to challenge Netflix....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Disney assumes full control of Hulu in deal with Comcast Disney is now the only one with its hands on Hulu’s steering wheel. Disney and Comcast announced a deal under which Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. Under their pact, Comcast’s NBCUniversal will retain its 3...
16:13, 05/14/2019

Marvel Just Revealed Release Dates and Logos for Its Disney+ Series Marvel Studios is dropping all kinds of news out of San Diego Comic-Con, you didn’t think they’d forget their big heroes heading to the little screen did you?Read more......
07:13, 07/21/2019

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier to Release in Autumn 2020 on Disney+ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier now has a release period: Autumn 2020. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Daniel Brühl will reprise his role as Helmut......
06:39, 07/21/2019

Cramer's lightning round: Fox is a 'good stock,' but I prefer Disney It's that time again! "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with...
17:00, 07/14/2019

New Details Emerge on the Villain of Disney's Live-Action Mulan Spider-Man: Far From Home lets one particular secret out of the bag. Patty Jenkins would like to move the release date for Wonder Woman 1984. Plus new looks at Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Legends of Tomorrow’s finale, and more. Spoilers onward!Re...
19:13, 05/20/2019

You can build your own Lightsaber and Droid at Disney’s new Star Wars attractions Disney’s finally lifting the veil on its Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction set to debut at Disneyland on May 31. And while we were all expecting a glut of rides and properly attired characters roaming about, its the souvenirs that have us most exci...
03:13, 05/22/2019

Inside Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge Disney is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The famed theme park giant’s much-anticipated 14-acre Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge attractions premiere May 31 and Aug. 29 at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and DisneyWorld in Lake Buena Vista, Fl...
04:52, 05/30/2019

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disn...
08:13, 05/30/2019

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
00:52, 06/01/2019

‘The Lion King’ tops box office in Disney-dominated summer “We’ve had a spectacular run this weekend,” said Cathleen Taff, Disney’s president of distribution. “We really did know we had something special with (“The Lion King”) given its popularity with fans of all ages.”...
02:39, 07/22/2019

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-bein...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Disney misses on earnings: Newly acquired Fox Studio underwhelms Despite box office hits like "Avengers: Endgame" hitting theaters, Disney's income fell nearly 40% in the latest quarter.       ...
02:39, 08/07/2019

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mickey hat (or Avengers movie, as it were). The situa...
05:52, 05/30/2019

Woman allegedly slugs Disney employee after cutting line The angriest guest on earth? A Chicago woman threw a fit while waiting to get on the popular Disney ride “Tower of Terror” — allegedly punching a cast member in the face — after being told she didn’t have a FastPass, cop...
04:39, 07/23/2019

Fox movies like Home Alone and Night At The Museum to get some kind of reboot for Disney+ Disney has finished absorbing Fox’s film assets into its giant, toothy mouth (we’re picturing something like Venom, if he wasn’t owned by Sony), which means it’s time for some of those film assets to start earning their keep. According to The Hollywo...
07:26, 08/07/2019

Disney’s $12.99 streaming bundle is way too good to pass up, but it won’t ‘kill’ rivals When Disney announced that its streaming service will cost just $5.99 per month once it’s available to customers in November, it became clear that Disney+ is a no-brainer subscription. Even if you’re already paying for other services, whi...
13:52, 08/07/2019

Union warns Disney World fire department is understaffed LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World’s private government say they’re understaffed, and they say that poses a safety risk. Leaders of a union representing the firefighters say the problem is increasing as the 2...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu, will buy Comcast's stake in 2024 Disney announced Tuesday that it has taken full operational control of the popular streaming service Hulu after Comcast agreed to sell its 33 percent interest in the company by 2024....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Disney's Freeform Claps Back at Critics of The Little Mermaid Casting When it was announced last week that Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey, a black woman, will play Ariel in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot, debates were sparked and many......
18:13, 07/07/2019

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
19:26, 05/30/2019

Mulan: first trailer for Disney live action reboot released The film, starring Liu Yifei as the eponymous fighter, will be released in March 2020The first footage of Disney’s live-action remake of its animated warrior saga Mulan has been released.Starring Chinese-American actor Liu Yifei as the eponymous figh...
13:52, 07/08/2019

Disney’s live-action Mulan looks more like a period drama in first teaser Yifeu Lu stars in the title role of Mulan, Disney's live action remake of its 1998 animated film. Disney has dropped a teaser for its forthcoming film, Mulan, giving us our first real look at the studio's live action remake of the classic 1998 anim...
06:26, 07/08/2019

Great-grandmother arrested at Disney with CBD oil hires lawyer Ben Crump Hester Burkhalter, 69, plans to sue Disney World and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office after she was arrested at a Disney World security checkpoint in April when guards found CBD oil in her purse. The great-grandmother, who used CBD oil to treat her...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Forget all the Netflix doom and gloom – it’s Apple, Disney, and even HBO that should be worried now If you believe much of the commentary in recent days about Netflix’s unimpressive second-quarter results, you’d be forgiven for assuming the streaming giant’s House of Cards will soon come tumbling down. Netflix lost 126,000 subscri...
20:00, 07/22/2019

R.I.P. Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel star from Jessie and Descendants According to CNN, Cameron Boyce—best known for a series of roles on Disney Channel shows—has died. TMZ adds that his family says he had an “ongoing medical condition” and died in his sleep as the result of a seizure. A statement from the Disney Chann...
23:13, 07/07/2019

See Disney's Touching Tribute to Descendants Star Cameron Boyce Disney Channel is paying its respects. The network dedicated Descendants 3 to late star Cameron Boyce, and followed up the dedication with a heartwarming video tribute to the young actor who......
16:13, 08/03/2019

Disney's next batch of 'Star Wars' movies starts in 2022 Disney hasn't quite wrapped up the Star Wars Skywalker saga, which will come to an end this December with Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker. However, it's looking ahead with the franchise, as it updated its release schedule with dates for th...
23:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6 bln Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film and t...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Spider-Man out of Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney split with Sony Sony expresses disappointment over push by Disney – the parent company of Marvel – for greater shareSony Pictures, the studio that owns the rights to comic book character Spider-Man, has spoken out about the split with Disney that will see the websli...
12:13, 08/21/2019

Star Wars Obi-Wan Disney+ Series Said to Go Ahead With Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor is reportedly in talks to reprise his Star Wars role Obi-Wan Kenobi in a limited series for streaming service Disney+, adding fuel to reports from earlier in the year. It would be the......
09:39, 08/16/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and those brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of studios a...
22:40, 08/13/2019

Disney gets a rare downgrade with analyst noting a 'record' valuation In a rare downgrade for the stock, Imperial Capital lowered its rating for Disney to in-line from outperform and maintained its target price of $147....
15:13, 06/17/2019

Disney Claims Force Was Too Strong at Star Wars Attraction Walt Disney Co. blames itself for the disappointing attendance at its new Star Wars theme-park attraction, believing heavy promotion scared off would-be visitors who expected crowds. But higher prices surely didn’t help either....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Disney Overshadows Rival Studios as Reboots and Sequels Sputter So far this summer, studios not named Walt Disney Co. are failing to capture moviegoers’ attention in a significant way. Attempting to capitalize on the weekends in which Disney isn’t releasing one of its blockbusters, rivals have tried to stand out ...
21:52, 06/16/2019

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Mouse that roared: Disney characters win local union shakeup ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The mouse that roared was heard. Months after workers who play Mickey Mouse and Goofy at Walt Disney World threatened to leave the Teamsters union because of what they called “horrible misrepresentation,” General Pres...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Report: Ewan McGregor Will Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in His Own Disney+ Series After years of rumors about a potential return—in movie form—it seems like Ewan McGregor will once again don his Jedi robes. But not for the big screen; instead, he’s allegedly coming to Disney’s ever growing streaming service.Read more......
20:52, 08/16/2019

Marvel TV shows are bringing 'street-level heroes' to Disney Plus Marvel's head of television, Jeph Loeb, has finally spoken out about the cancellation of Netflix's Marvel shows, while reassuring fans that more unannounced Marvel TV shows are definitely in the works for Disney Plus.Many were devastated by...
19:13, 08/13/2019

Disney streaming service to launch in Canada, Netherlands in November Walt Disney Co said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, the same date as its previously announced United States launch....
17:39, 08/19/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney Plus streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of stud...
19:13, 08/16/2019

Ewan McGregor in talks for a Star Wars TV show on Disney Plus Worried you weren't getting enough Star Wars TV shows and films in the next few years? Well, it looks like Disney Plus has you covered, with a TV show focusing on iconic mentor and Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi (that's 'Ben' to you) set to ...
17:13, 08/16/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
19:39, 06/18/2019

How the streaming wars between Disney, Netflix, Apple and everybody else will change TV forever Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and others are about to come head-to-head with the likes of Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, HBO Max and CNBC's parent company, NBCUniversal. Welcome to the streaming wars....
19:26, 08/10/2019

Mickey Mouse gets his way: Disney characters win local union shakeup The workers who play Mickey Mouse and Goofy at Walt Disney World complained about "horrible misrepresentation." Those calls were answered Monday.       ...
06:52, 06/25/2019

Disney+ and Big Cable Team Up to Crack Down on Password Sharing, and Now We're Freaked Out Well, folks, I hate to rain on your streaming services parade, but those of us who are hoping to skirt a Disney+ subscription and instead leach off a buddy’s account may run into some trouble.Read more......
01:13, 08/17/2019

Disney+ may become home to a new 'Star Wars' series with Ewan McGregor The folks at Disney sure had been busy thinking of spinoff shows for the company's upcoming streaming platform. One of them will take place within the Star Wars universe, and according to Variety and Deadline, Ewan McGregor might reprise his rol...
09:13, 08/16/2019

Disney's 'Avengers: Endgame' smashes China opening day record Marvel superhero movie "Avengers: Endgame" set an opening-day record in China with an estimated $107.2 million in ticket sales, distributor Walt Disney Co said....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Disney Promotes Studio Executive Amid Box-Office Boom Walt Disney said it is shuffling the executive ranks at its film operation, elevating studio President Alan Bergman to help oversee a division behind Hollywood’s biggest hits....
02:00, 05/02/2019

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
06:13, 06/16/2019

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access...
20:52, 08/15/2019

Why the UFO story is far more interesting than you think The New York Times has made waves with a new report on sightings by U.S. Navy aviators of unidentified flying objects between 2014 and 2015. But the UFO issue, which follows a similar 2017 story, is far more interesting than the reporters let on....
01:52, 05/29/2019

This story has been removed A story published Thursday by USA TODAY, based on a survey by an underwear company, has been removed. The story did not meet our standards.        ...
07:26, 08/18/2019

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00:52, 08/20/2019

‘Toy Story’ lives on, but should it have? NEW YORK (AP) — The finale to “Toy Story 3” was immediately received as a classic Hollywood ending. Everyone, including the film’s makers and cast, believed they had neatly, perfectly wrapped up their trilogy. But, of course, Woody ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward told The News-Enterprise that officers responded to a call Thursday and took ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

One 130-year-old Dow stock is having a record-making year It's been a record-making year for Procter & Gamble. At 26 all-time highs in 2019, that marks its most over the January-to-April period since at least 1972....
17:52, 05/02/2019

Should You Get a Regal Unlimited Movie Subscription? Regal Cinemas is launching its unlimited movie subscription service any day now, and they’ve published the details of the plan, which costs $18-$23.50/mo depending on your location. Here are the most important parts, the catches to watch out for, and...
22:53, 07/26/2019

The ‘Cats’ movie looks absolutely terrifying Warning: This two-minute clip will haunt your “Memory.” The trailer for “Cats” dropped Thursday — a day earlier than Universal Studios had announced — giving viewers a first glimpse at the film’s many A-list actors as freaky, human-feline hybri...
01:52, 07/19/2019

The best TV shows and movie to stream in July From "Veronica Mars" to "Minority Report," here are the best movies and TV shows new to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in July.        ...
07:52, 06/30/2019

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is hardly art, but at least it’s better than its predecessor Some films are made to last, and some just aren’t. A telltale sign of the latter is an overabundance of topical jokes that go stale faster than the bags of popcorn being munched upon in the theater. This plague is particularly endemic in movies whose...
02:13, 08/13/2019

Marvel is working on a new 'Fantastic Four' movie Fox Marvel announced its upcoming MCU movies at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday evening. At the very end of the panel, Marvel Studios' president Kevin Feige said he didn't even get to talk about "Fantastic Four." Marvel Studios, owned by Disney, recent...
01:26, 07/22/2019

What’s the Most Accurate D-Day Movie? Here’s What 3 Movies Got Right—and Wrong Thursday marks the anniversary of D-Day — when, when on June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy to liberate Europe from Nazi German control. It was a moment that changed the course of world events. Given its importance ...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Sun's out, flops out: what's the worst movie summer ever? After a string of disappointments, analysts are calling 2019’s summer season one of the most disastrous on record but there have been far, far worse This summer might have started with a bang, thanks to the Avengers finally reaching their Endgame, bu...
08:52, 06/28/2019

A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening Yes, you read that correctly. About 16 years after the last movie in the series, Warner Bros. has confirmed work on a fourth movie in The Matrix universe. And it doesn't appear to be a spinoff -- Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will star in...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Report: The Next Batman Movie Might Already Have Its Villains Alongside news of the Rescue Rangers film, the Hollywood Reporter dropped one more bombshell last night, in the form of a well-sourced rumor about the future of Matt Reeves’ The Batman movie: in particular, its villains. Read more......
06:52, 05/19/2019

Three Movie Subscription Services, and When They’re Worth It MoviePass made waves when it launched, but it’s not the only movie subscription designed to lure you to the theater. Here are a few popular ones, who they’re for and whether you’ll save money with one....
18:52, 04/28/2019

AMC movie theaters will soon have reserve seating NBC — AMC movie theaters have a new convenience on the way for moviegoers. The largest movie chain will soon have reserved seating to ensure that moviergoers get the seat they want before the show starts. Customers can either book their seats o...
07:00, 05/11/2019

The Morning After: About that fourth 'Matrix' movie Hey, good morning! As my inner teen squeals at the idea of another Matrix movie (and my outer grown-up winces at what the series might turn into), we look into the true reality of flying cars, offers up impressions from the biggest games from Games...
13:26, 08/21/2019

The most romantic movie moments of all time 'The Notebook,' 'When Harry Met Sally ...' and 'Say Anything' are all marking anniversaries. Here are some of the most romantic movie moments ever.        ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Detective Pikachu Is A Good Movie Based on the Nintendo 3DS game by the same name, Pokémon Detective Pikachu is the first live-action Pocket Monster adaptation. Hollywood has an abysmal track record with video game movies, but this time, it seems to have pulled off the impossible: Ma...
03:39, 05/03/2019

The 100 turns into a horror movie, and it works out really well “Red Sun Rising” begins with a smart storytelling choice. We become witness to the first swarm, or at least the first one to annihilate human life in the way only partially understood by Emori’s infection in the premiere. A young girl named Josephine...
06:39, 05/08/2019

Kids want to be YouTubers, not movie stars (NBC News) ANAHEIM, Calif. — In a crowded ballroom on the top floor of the Anaheim Convention Center, teens and young adults with colorful hair and cameras in their hands mingled on Friday. The group had gathered as part of a networking group of up-a...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Every Marvel Movie and TV Show We Know About in Phase 4 of MCU With Avengers: Endgame behind us, here's what the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase Four - might look like. The list includes upcoming Marvel movies and TV shows....
20:39, 05/02/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,”...
16:52, 06/01/2019

All the Stars Who've Hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Where Are They Now? It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Zachary Levi will host this year's event from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Monday, June 17. The Shazam!......
16:13, 06/14/2019

Drive-in movie theaters in (almost) every state Across the country, drive-in movie theaters are closing up shop. Here's where you can still catch a flick from the comfort of your own car.       ...
01:39, 07/19/2019

Hugh Grant says Paddington 2 is his best movie, so don't tell him otherwise Movies for children can be hell, but Paddington and Paddington 2 are different. These movies are clever, have a lovable protagonist, and, per our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, “never betray the sweet-tempered worldview of its source material.” Hugh Grant...
00:52, 08/14/2019

The Division movie will be coming to Netflix At Ubisoft’s annual briefing during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the French publisher revealed that The Division movie will be coming to Netflix. Starring actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain, The Division is based on the post...
00:52, 06/11/2019

6 Things to Know About the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Hear that? It's the sound of a fresh tub of golden popcorn popping just in time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Airing tomorrow evening on MTV, the annual ceremony (which......
15:26, 06/16/2019

Lupin III's First 3D Movie Trailer Looks...Not Terrible? Taking Lupin III’s gorgeous 2D style and turning it into a modern 3D animated film sounds like a recipe for disaster, but somehow, this first trailer for Lupin III The First looks OK!...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Every single Tom Cruise movie, ranked Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures Tom Cruise has been acting for nearly four decades. The almost 57-year-old is still making some of the best movies of his career. His top-rated movie is 2018's "Mission: Impossible Fallout." Vi...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Filming for the first MCU Phase 4 movie is already underway Now that Avengers: Endgame is behind us, Spider-Man: Far From Home is the only movie left in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And we won’t learn anything about Marvel’s Phase 4 launch plans until well after Far From Home hits the...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Viral hoax Momo is getting its own movie Momo, the viral hoax that took the internet by storm last summer, has always looked like it belonged in a horror movie. Now it will star in one. Deadline reported that Orion Pictures is planning a movie based on Momo, the creepy looking character at....
05:52, 07/11/2019

Here’s a good argument for why Logan should have been the last X-Men movie The movie Dark Phoenix opens this weekend, but the onslaught of less-than-favorable reviews (including our own) indicates that it’s hardly the blockbuster ending that the X-Men franchise had hoped for. In fact, it currently hovers at the very bottom ...
20:52, 06/07/2019

RANKED: 15 of the best movie cats of all time Marvel Studios Whether real or animated, cats can play an important, hilarious, or terrifying role in movies. From Cat in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" to Goose in "Captain Marvel," cats have been on the big screen for decades. INSIDER ranked 15 of the...
00:00, 05/22/2019

What’s a Jellicle, Anyway? Everything You Need to Know About Cats Before the Movie Adaptation The Cats are coming. The film adaptation of the beloved 1981 musical is underway with a star-studded cast — Idris Elba! Taylor Swift! Jennifer Hudson! Judi Dench! (Did we mention Taylor Swift?) — and an expected Dec. 20, 2019 release date...
03:39, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp , as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video streaming market dominated by companies such as Netflix Inc ....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Stormtroopers to enforce time limit in Disney’s new ‘Star Wars’ attraction “Star Wars” fans will get just a four-hour window per ticket to visit the galaxy far, far away that Disney is about to reveal. And they’ll face veritable stormtroopers enforcing the rules. The Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction is set to open ...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Disney taps Kari Skogland to direct ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Disney has reportedly pegged Kari Skogland — of "The Handmaid's Tale" — to direct its much-anticipated Marvel mini-series, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier."...
09:00, 05/21/2019

14 years, 4 acquisitions, 1 Bob Iger: How Disney's CEO revitalized an iconic American brand Over the course of CEO Bob Iger's tenure, Disney has acquired Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and, most recently, 20th Century Fox. The first three acquisitions alone have earned Disney more than $33.8 billion at the global box office....
18:39, 08/06/2019

Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) The Walt Disney Company's latest quarterly earnings call included an announcement to investors that appears to take dead aim at Netflix: an all-Disney, ...
15:00, 08/07/2019

WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected takes effect, following Walt Disney Co and Netflix....
21:00, 05/30/2019

'Dark Phoenix' dragged down Disney's box office earnings despite 'Avengers' success Disney blamed "Dark Phoenix" for dragging on the company's massive box office haul. Overall, the studio reported revenue of $3.8 billion during the quarter, shy of the $4.5 billion analysts had foreseen, according to Refinitiv data....
23:00, 08/06/2019

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
16:39, 06/15/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Disney's new theme park in pictures Disneyland has offered a first glimpse of its newest attraction, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park. Visitors can build their own droids and lightsabers, interact with aliens and step into the cockpit of an exact copy of the Millennium Falcon. T...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Disney and Eddie Bauer recall 24,000 baby sleepers over safety concerns Roughly 24,000 Disney and Eddie Bauer baby sleepers have been recalled out of fears that infants could roll over and suffocate. The recall affects the Eddie Bauer Slumber and Soothe Bassinet with model number BT055CSY and the Disney Baby Doze and Dre...
01:39, 08/02/2019

Disney earnings fell short. The company points the finger at its acquisition of Fox. Disney's second-quarter earnings came in at $1.35 per share, compared to analysts’ estimates of $1.75 for the quarter ending in June — results that sent Disney’s stock down as much as 4 percent....
02:39, 08/07/2019

Disney expects a third live-action 'Star Wars' series by 2022 Disney may not release another Star Wars movie until 2022, but that isn't stopping it from loading its streaming service with Star Wars shows. As part of a presentation (skip to around 46:05) at a media conference, chief exec Bob Iger said he e...
21:00, 05/14/2019

'Merch by Amazon' t-shirt business increasing orders from Disney to Dr. Seuss The holy grail for apparel brands facing rising uncertainty and cost in their global supply chains is to make their merchandise closer to the point of the sale....
15:26, 05/30/2019

Disney picks up adaptation of Children Of Blood And Bone, might hand it off to Lucasfilm According to Deadline, Disney is moving forward with an adaptation of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children Of Blood And Bone that was first picked up by Fox 2000 (before Disney bought Fox’s film assets and started gutting everything). Rick Famuyiwa was attached t...
07:26, 08/07/2019

Fox deal to drag on earnings, but Disney says the future payoff will be worth the pain Disney said Tuesday it expects the acquisition will lower its fourth-quarter profit, before purchase accounting, by about 45 cents per share. However, the company remains optimistic about its purchase of the entertainment giant....
03:00, 08/07/2019

Disney earnings miss forecasts as costs rise for its streaming future Walt Disney Co reported a steeper earnings decline than Wall Street expected on Tuesday as the company poured money into its ambitious plunge into streaming media and began folding in assets purchased from Twenty-First Century Fox....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Zemo and Sharon Carter will stop by Disney+'s The Falcon And The Winter Soldier The final scene of Avengers: Endgame raised the profile of Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson considerably in the MCU, with old Steve Rogers giving him the Captain America shield, and in that moment the idea of him and Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes getting ...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Full moon patents: Disney’s immersive VR and Microsoft’s next-gen virtual assistant Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This J...
14:13, 07/18/2019

Tennis star Ash Barty sneaking Disney lyrics into press conferences Ashleigh Barty's Wimbledon singles adventure may have ended at the hands of America's Alison Riske Monday, but she's clearly been having some fun off the court....
15:52, 07/08/2019

Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages Abigail Disney, granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company's co-founder, Roy Disney, became "so livid" after a visit with workers.       ...
03:13, 07/20/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co, CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled ...
23:00, 08/04/2019

Disney releases Avatar 2 date and announces new Star Wars films Disney has announced that fans will have to wait a little longer for the next Avatar film after pushing it back by a year – while Star Wars fans will be able to enjoy three more instalments from 2022....
21:26, 05/07/2019

Disney didn't make enough money in its third quarter, and that is somehow Dark Phoenix's fault Pour one out for Fox because Disney is wiping that production and development slate damn-near clean, according to studio chief Bob Iger. During a recent investors call, Iger revealed that Disney suffered a $170 million operating loss in its third qua...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Captain Marvel Character Joins WandaVision, Out in Spring 2021 on Disney+ WandaVision now has a release period: spring 2021. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Monica Rambeau, a child character introduced in Captain Marvel,......
06:39, 07/21/2019

Disney delays 'Avatar 2,' sets dates for new 'Star Wars' films Walt Disney Co on Tuesday pushed back the release of James Cameron's sequel to box-office champion "Avatar" by a year, to December 2021, and announced debut dates for new "Star Wars" films starting in December 2022....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Northern Ireland abortion campaigners urge Disney and Netflix boycott Calls for US giants to match stance taken on issue in Georgia Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law – but neither company will comment on whether they will continue to make shows in...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Disney earnings fall short, and the company points the finger at its acquisition of Fox Disney earnings came in at $1.35 per share for the quarter ending in June, compared with analysts’ estimates of $1.75 — results that sent Disney’s stock down as much as 4 percent in after-hours trading....
02:39, 08/07/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co, CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled ...
20:39, 08/03/2019