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You know that saying about how you should learn to walk before you run? Apparently, no one at Disney is familiar with this. Following up on its latest earnings announcement, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that the company is working on “a few” television series based on Star Wars. All of them are destined for… read more

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Disney was considering an animated version of its infamous Haunted Mansion ride for television, but, sadly, it won’t be happening. Shannon Tindle (Kubo and the Two Strings) recently revealed a demo of an opening animation for a Haunted Mansion pilot. And now that it isn’t going forward, man am I bummed. Apparently, the project took… read more

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Should the Disney acquisition of Fox go through, the movie theaters better get used to sending them checks. One of the biggest hurdles to the Disney/Fox merger is how much of the box office the company would now control. Going by just the currently announced films, the schedule is insane. Before you look through it,… read more

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Disney announced on Thursday its intentions to buy numerous assets from 21st Century Fox, but that doesn’t mean it’s definitely happening. After numerous rumors, Disney and 21st Century Fox made their deal official on Thursday morning. Listening into the investor’s call shortly after the announcement, Disney execs stated they expected it to close within 12… read more

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Comcast has apparently pulled up stakes and has left Disney alone to in the run to purchase 21st Century Fox. According to sources speaking with The Wall Street Journal, Comcast has pulled out of the talks due to Disney returning to the table and regulatory concerns. The feeling is a Comcast/Fox deal would have been… read more

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It seems that things have sped up considerably when it comes to Fox and Disney. According to sources speaking with CNBC, discussions between Fox and Disney have advanced and there could be an announcement as soon as next week. The sale, should it happen, would encompass Nat Geo, Star, regional sports networks, movie studios and… read more

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We’re going to need a scorecard at this point to keep track of the talks. It seems that Disney and Fox are in talks again to purchase chunks of the company latter. Comcast is said to also be in the mix, but Disney is appearing to be the favored party at this point. According to… read more

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Never say never in Hollywood. The X-Men just may yet join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to sources speaking with CNBC, Disney has been having on-again, off-again discussions with 21st Century Fox about acquiring portions of its media empire. Apparently, Fox wants to focus more on sports and news, and less on entertainment. I’ve broken… read more

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Lets be honest, this summer film season is tanking hard and it’s time the studios realize this. There was a time when the movie studios ruled the summer months. It was a trade-off with television, to be honest. In the summer kids are out of school and have more time to leave the house so… read more

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After 11 years of discussions, it looks like Disney’s Jungle Cruise is finally coming together. Since 2006 Disney has been trying to put together a movie based on the Jungle Cruise ride from the parks. In 2015 it looked like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was going to join the production, but then things went silent… read more

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Are we ready for new Star Wars films into the 2030s? Too bad, it’s happening. Speaking in Santa Monica on Thursday, Disney CEO Bob Iger was asked about the future of the Star Wars franchise, and it appears that the galaxy far, far away will be with us for years to come. “We’re starting talk about… read more

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According to The Tracking Board, a Princess team-up film is being shopped to all the studios right now. Producer David Boxerbaum and literary manager Jake Wagner are currently shopping a spec script around by Nir Paniry that sees various Princesses team-up in an Avengers-style adventure. It isn’t known which Princesses are currently in the script,… read more

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