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  • Disney’s Frozen Passes One Billion Dollars at Box Office
    Disney’s Frozen Passes One Billion Dollars at Box Office

    Yesterday was quite a day for Walt Disney Animation Studios. Not only did their most recent film “Frozen” win two Academy Awards, it crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office. That makes it the biggest non-sequel animated film ever and the second biggest animated film of all time. Not…

  • Iger Cashes In Thanks to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
    Iger Cashes In Thanks to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

    Editor: Please welcome new guest author Daniel Ross The Avengers helped set even more records away from the box-office. Powered by the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Walt Disney Company (DIS on the NYSE) stocks rose to their highest level ever at $45.36 per share. Robert Iger, the CEO of Disney, decided…

  • Disney Studio Chief Rich Ross Resigns
    Disney Studio Chief Rich Ross Resigns

    Rich Ross has resigned from his post as Walt Disney Studios Chair. After being promoted from his job running The Disney Channel, Ross has experienced a rocky road with full of strained relationships with many Hollywood insiders, not to mention others inside the Mouse House. Although technically only a few…

  • Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program
    Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program

    Touting the motto “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans” President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans yesterday at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City. The Heroes Work Here program continues Disney’s…

  • Hulu updates deal with Disney Co.
    Hulu updates deal with Disney Co.

    The good news is that Disney shows will continue to be available on Hulu for your viewing pleasure. The bad news is that you’ll have to endure more commercials with them. The details of the deal are murky, but expect your usual 6 to 8 commercials to nearly double. All…

  • An Eye on Marvel
    An Eye on Marvel

    Both eyes if I can spare them. Well, things are beginning to slot into place for the growing relationship between Marvel and Disney that began in 2009. The movie contracts are beginning to play out with the end result building strong new franchises for the mouse house. Disney cable has…

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