I’ve been reluctant to get into the reasons Phil Lord and Chris Miller were removed from the Star Wars anthology untitled Han Solo film. If you’re interested, there is some excellent reporting on the matter on THR. Meanwhile, the newly hired director, Ron Howard, has… Read More »Will Star Wars Han Solo film be delayed? Disney CEO won’t answer
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Walt Disney Chair and CEO Bob Iger talks about the first anniversary of Shanghai Disneyland and the great “likelihood that Disney will build another theme park in China,” and that there’s a good chance it will be in a… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger teases another theme park in a new Chinese city
Disney’s Chair and CEO Bob Iger has joined what is sure to be a long list of corporate leaders, it already includes Tesla and Space X head Elon Musk, in withdrawing from the White House Advisory Councils he sits on. President Trump’s decision to withdraw… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from White House Advisory Council
Today was the quarterly earnings call for The Wat Disney Company. There is always a little bit of news of interest to theme park fans, but today was a bonanza. Shanghai Disneyland has welcomed 7 million guests and is on track to greet 10 million… Read More »Disney announces opening date for Pandora – The World of Avatar, other new lands
Update: on today’s earnings call, Iger said he would stay if asked by the board, but that he thinks there is a good succession plan. Decision time is in 2018. Just like any other empty nester nearing retirement age, I’m sure the Iger family has… Read More »Will Disney CEO Bob Iger Renew His Contract?
As news of the tragic death of Carrie Fisher begins to circle the globe, tributes from her friends, colleagues, and fellow actors have begun to flood in. Here are a few that we’re seeing. Debbie Reynolds, Fisher’s mother posted the following on Facebook: Disney CEO… Read More »The World Remembers Carrie Fisher
What do you do after you’ve run the best, and possibly largest, entertainment company in the world, rescuing it from near takeover, and elevating it to a company ready to deal with the modern world and all its modern problems? Well you write books, of… Read More »Disney CEO signs retirement book deal
We just reported on the strong rumor that Disney was considering a purchase of Netflix, the streaming video service. Disney has also been linked to a possible purchase of the social network Twitter. I think Netflix makes more sense than Twitter personally, but if you’re… Read More »Bob Iger on Disney’s Mobile Video Future