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How Disney Bought Lucasfilm and The Mouse’s Plans for Star Wars

A fantastic telling of the courtship between Disney and Lucasfilm over on Bloomberg: … At first Lucas wouldn’t even turn over his rough sketches of the next three Star Wars films. When Disney executives asked to see them, he assured … Continue reading

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Disney Unveils First Image of Shanghai Disneyland Model

Get your passport renewed and start saving your pennies, earlier today at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of The Walt Disney Company, chairman and chief executive officer Bob Iger unveiled the first image of a model of Shanghai Disney Resort, … Continue reading

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Disney CEO Bob Iger talks Marvel Theme Park

In an interview from earlier this year, Disney CEO Bob Iger talks with with Bloomberg’s Carol Massar about the recent acquisitions, Marvel’s movie properties and the possibility of a Marvel theme parks. Of course, he says its still early, but … Continue reading

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Disney Movie Marketing Encounters Another Obstacle

After the movie marketing debacle that was Disney’s John Carter (of Mars) heads rolled around the Walt Disney Studios. Exits included people from the marketing department, including its chief MT Carney, all the way up to studio head Rich Ross. … Continue reading

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Government of India Approves $180 Million Investment by Disney

Disney is getting into the market in India in a big way. A $180 million investment was recently approved as part of a $1.25 billion package of foreign investments. The mouse house will continue developing its investment in UTV, one … Continue reading

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