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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX

By Sean Patterson March 20, 2014

Filming on Star Wars: Episode VII begins in May and the hype for the return of the franchise to the big screen is growing. Today Disney added a small amount to that hype by confirming that Episode VII will indeed …

ESPN Layoffs Confirmed, Details Emerging ESPN Layoffs Confirmed, Details Emerging

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Yesterday, rumors began to surface that sports TV news station ESPN will soon be laying off some of its employees. Now, the company, which is owned mainly by The Walt Disney Company, has confirmed that layoffs are incoming. ESPN has …

Disney Layoffs to Expand to Other Divisions Disney Layoffs to Expand to Other Divisions

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Earlier this week, The Walt Disney Company announced that it has closed down the LucasArts games studio and laid off a large number of employees. While layoffs and studio closings in the games industry have not been rare over the …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Disney Infinity Officially Announced Disney Infinity Officially Announced

Disney today officially revealed the details of its ambitious sandbox gameplay title Disney Infinity. The game, will supposedly allow players to create their own gameplay experience using the characters and props from Disney and Pixar movies. Disney Infinity will launch …

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming

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This is real. All the information that follows (except the speculative final paragraph) comes from a Disney statement released this afternoon. The Walt Disney Company today announced that it will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas, who owns the entirety …

Wreck-It Ralph Video Game Headed to Nintendo Systems Wreck-It Ralph Video Game Headed to Nintendo Systems

Generally, tie-in video games based on movies are never very good, and usually feature slapped-together gameplay created on a budget to capitalize on the movie’s brand. However, when the video game is based on a movie that is based on …

Robert B. Sherman, Disney Songwriter Dies at 86 Robert B. Sherman, Disney Songwriter Dies at 86

On March 6th, 2012, the musical world was saddened to learn the death of Robert Bernard Sherman, a savant songwriter who was well known for his works with various Disney films and productions. Sherman died at the age of 86, …

Report: YouTube Attempting To Hijack Hulu-Disney Deal
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Late last week, we reported that the Walt Disney Company and Hulu were close to reaching a content-sharing arrangement.  It now looks like a little bit of a bidding war is occurring, though, as YouTube’s supposedly working on a Disney deal of its own. 

Rumor Pairs Hulu, Disney In New Partnership
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Hulu may be about to get huge.  A new rumor has the video-sharing site in negotiations with the Walt Disney Company, and if all goes well, it’s reasonable to expect that Hulu would gain access to content from popular average-viewer brands in addition to some kid-friendly stuff. 

Disney Starts Buying With iParenting Media

If Disney really plans to make a quick twenty purchases of online properties, they are off to a fast start with their acquisition of company number one.