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Disney and Fox in final stages of mega-deal

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

Disney plans own streaming service, will pull its movies off Netflix

During today’s earnings call, Disney announced that it intends to pull its movies from Netflix and instead start up its own streaming service. The direct-to-consumer streaming service is expected to launch in 2019. A separate streaming service will launch to focus on ESPN branded sports… Read More »Disney plans own streaming service, will pull its movies off Netflix

Will Disney CEO Bob Iger Renew His Contract?

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?