Tag: Walt Disney Co
The announcements at San Diego Comic-Con charts Marvel's course following mega-blockbuster 'Avengers: Endgame'.
The movie has now taken in US$2.79 billion in theatres worldwide, just US$500,000 short of 'Avatar'.
Disney sets the opening dates for new Star Wars attractions in Florida and California, completing major expansions despite a surprisingly low-crowd season.
The deal is valued at more than US$10 billion and an agreement could be announced as early as Friday.
The iconic rodent launched his celluloid career in "Steamboat Willie," at New York's Colony Theater on Nov 18, 1928.
Here’s what analysts are saying:
Earnings from Disney's biggest hits, Avengers and Incredibles 2, weren’t enough to overcome the costs of the unidentified projects that Disney abandoned, resulting in third-quarter earnings that missed analysts’ estimates.
The media mogul's US$71 billion sale of 21st Century Fox Inc assets to Walt Disney Co will cement his legacy as one of the media world’s top wheeler-dealers.
Wednesday’s announcement that Walt Disney Co. agreed to a deal with Activision Blizzard Inc. to broadcast the playoffs of the Overwatch League on ESPN continued a yearlong windfall for the video game maker.
The pullback reflects growing competition in Marvel games.
China's tech firms are engaged in a cartoon arms race to develop or buy Chinese characters in an animation market expected to hit 216 billion yuan ($33.22 billion) by 2020, according to the EntGroup consultancy, trying to emulate the success of Walt Disney Co's ensemble, which ranges from Mickey Mouse to Iron Man.
The $38-a-share price is about $10 a share higher than what Disney offered in December -- and $3 above Comcast’s bid from last week.
“Incredibles 2” surpassed the $135 million animated-film record set by Pixar’s own “Finding Dory” in 2016.
“Solo: A Star Wars Story” was received with much approval by critics.