Tag Archives: twdc

Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm

In a major announcement today, the Walt Disney Company announced it would acquire Lucasfilm. The rumors of this acquisition had been percolating to the surface over the last few days. More details soon, but here’s the press release to get … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, Star Wars | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Success and Challenges at the Box Office for Disney and Pixar

The latest box office report looks both good and bad for Disney. Finding Nemo 3D managed to come in second place in a weak weekend box office with $17.5 million domestic and $5.1 million foreign. The silver lining is that … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, pixar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Jay Rasulo Talks Up Disney’s Fiscal Future

Financially, this last quarter may have been a bit rougher than The Walt Disney Company forecasted, but things are alright now. At least according to CFO Jay Rasulo. One of the things new studio boss Alan Horn has been doing … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Walt Disney Company to Takeover Disneyland Paris?

I’ve found that many people assume that because the theme park as the Disney name in front of it, that it’s owned by The Walt Disney Company. That’s only true for the theme parks based in the United States. At … Continue reading

Posted in Disneyland Paris | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bob Iger Comes Clean on DCA

Businessweek recently conducted an interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger during which the recent extreme makeover of Disney California Adventure was a centerpiece. What I found interesting about the interview was how candid Iger was about some of the things … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, Disneyland | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments