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Disney CFO Christine McCarthy Rumored as Iger’s Successor

Following the surprising return of Bob Iger to the helm of The Walt Disney Company, longtime Mouse House executive and current Senior Executive Vice...

Bob Iger Confirms Disney Hiring Freeze, Quashes Apple Acquisition Rumors at Disney Town Hall

Bob Iger launched his return term as Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company with a town hall address from the Mouse House's...

Bob Iger Returns to the Disney Table, Tagging Out Bob Chapek as CEO

Bob Iger has come out of retirement after less than a year to retake the reins of The Walt Disney Company. Iger is relieving...

“This Is Our Lives”: Disney & Pixar Employees Rebuke ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Response

In the ongoing fallout regarding The Walt Disney Company's response to the Florida "Don't Say Gay" bill, which bars public schools from instructing lower...

Disney Legend Ruthie Tompson Dies at 111 Years Old

Pioneering animation artist and camera technician Ruthie Tompson, whose long career with The Walt Disney Studios budded from child acting gigs to a post...

Bob Chapek to Succeed Bob Iger as Disney CEO

The board of directors of Walt Disney Co. broke the news Tuesday that it has named Bob Chapek as the new Chief Executive Officer,...

News Bytes: Disney+ Dates ‘Mandalorian’ S2, Pokemon HOME App Coming Soon, ‘I Lost My Body’ Gallery Panel & More

CROWDFUND: Help Dexter Vines Beat Blood Cancer The celebrated American comics inker was recently diagnosed with fractured vertebrae caused by multiple myeloma, a cancer that...

News Bytes: Fox Under Fire from Disney, Remembering KyoAni Victims, Local Resources Boost ‘Ne Zha’ & More

Ottawa Pitch This! Contest Deadline Extended TAC’s signature showcase opportunity for new projects is seeking 10 worthy pitches from Canadian creators. The deadline has been...

Disney Enters Streaming Wars with $12.99 Disney+, Hulu & ESPN+ Bundle

With so many consumers and industry watchers wondering when we will hit peak platform saturation, The Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger has announced...

Disney Legend Russi Taylor, Voice of Minnie, Dies Age 75

Russie Taylor, an award-winning voice actress who was the official voice of Minnie Mouse for over three decades, died July 26 in Glendale, California....

News Bytes: Super Spidey Tribute, Abigail Disney on Park Worker Conditions, Harry Styles as Prince Eric? & More

Diamond Select Toys SDCC Sneak Peek Stop by booth #2607 to check out awesome new and upcoming products -- including a new PVC Dioramas of...

D23 Expo 2019 Lineup Announced

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has announced the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 Expo 2019. From August 23–25, the...

News Bytes: ‘Weathering with You’ Trailer, Behind the Scenes at ‘90s Disney, Mindy Johnson Gets Academy Grant & More

Netflix, Disney Rethink Working with States in Wake of Anti-Abortion Wave Streaming giant Netflix was the first Hollywood player to break its silence on the...

11 New Disney Legends to Be Inducted at D23 Expo 2019

Eleven celebrated filmmakers, performers and entertainment innovators will be honored as Disney Legends during the D23 Expo 2019. Hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO...

It’s Official: Disney Takes Full Control of Hulu

Disney and Comcast have come to an agreement that gives the Mouse House full operating control of streaming outlet Hulu, effective immediately. The company’s...

News Bytes: ‘Arthur’ Spreads the Love with Gay Wedding, Disney Eyes Last Hulu Stake, Winnie the Pooh Welcomes Archie & More

WATCH: Making-Of Trailer for ‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ Neko Productions pored over historical photos to tenderly recreate the iconic health guru’s early life in Nazi...

News Bytes: Bernie Sanders: Superhero, Maxon Acquires Redshift, Disney+ Won’t Sing ‘Song of the South’ & More

Lee Ann Womack Plays with Dolls, Stop-Motion Animation in New “Hollywood” Video Written, animated, directed and animated by Chris Ullens, the vid is the first...

Axe Drops on First Round of Layoffs Post Disney-Fox Acquisition

The Walt Disney Company has begun laying off senior level executives at Fox following its $71.3 billion acquisition of the studio, completed on Tuesday....

News Bytes: Celebrating Int’l Women’s Day, Disney-Fox Deal Draws Nigh & Happy Bativersary!

Celebrating 80 Years of Batman DC is gearing up to celebrate the iconic legacy of the Dark Knight, who first appeared in Detective Comics #27...

Disney+ Will Open Full Film Vault to Fans

If you weren’t already planning to adjust your monthly entertainment budget around the launch of Disney’s in-house streaming service, Disney+ (coming late 2019), company...
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