The Walt Disney Company’s conglomeration of movie studios has had a year to remember. At the domestic box office (US and Canada) Disney racked up an impressive $3.09 billion, a record for the studio and a new industry record. Disney also holds the previous record… Read More »Walt Disney Studios posts record domestic box office for 2018, continues global streak
The wildfires out in California is a dangerous situation where very little of the news is good and tens of thousands of families are displaced while first responders place themselves in danger to protect life and home, often while their own property is at risk.… Read More »The Walt Disney Company makes $500,000 donation to support California wildfires relief efforts
Star Wars, Marvel, and many titles from the Disney vault to be featured The potential shape of Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is beginning to come into focus. The service, which is scheduled to debut in 2019, will feature new programming, access to Disney’s library of… Read More »Disney’s streaming service starts to develop its content catalog
For reasons officially unstated, The Walt Disney Company has decided to give John Lasseter a brief reprieve allowing him to return to the company in a consulting role before stepping down entirely at the end of the year. Lasseter had been on a leave of… Read More »John Lasseter stepping down from The Walt Disney Company after 6-month leave
Shanghai Disney Resort celebrated a major milestone today with the opening of Pixar’s Toy Story Land, the seventh themed land and the first major expansion of Shanghai Disneyland since it opened its gates to the people of China in June 2016. Building on the early… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger helps open Pixar’s Toy Story Land at Shanghai Disneyland
A few weeks ago The Walt Disney Company held its year’y shareholders meeting in Texas. It was mostly a meh meeting notable for Disney theme park cast members talking about how much they loved their jobs while outdoors other Disney theme park cast members protested… Read More »The Walt Disney Company announces internal reorganization, effective immediately
Most hourly and salary employees at The Walt Disney Company will find a little extra cheese in their paychecks this year. The company is making two $500 bonus payments to its 125,000 employees. Additionally, Disney will launch a new higher education tuition assistance program for… Read More »Disney offers 125,000 employees $1000 bonus and more tuition assistance.
The talks between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox for the mouse to acquire many of the fox’s assets are nearing final stages. Variety reports that both sides are working with bankers to arrange what could be a $74 Billion deal. That’s ten… Read More »Disney and Fox in final stages of mega-deal