Netflix and The Walt Disney Studios Announce Multi-Year Premium Pay TV Window Agreement in the United States
Netflix Members to Enjoy Watching High Quality Films from Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios and Disneynature
Dec 4, 2012
BEVERLY HILLS and BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq:NFLX) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) today announced a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run live-action and animated feature films from The Walt Disney Studios. Continue reading
Posted in Marvel Studios, Movies, Pixar, Television Programs, Walt Disney Studios
Tagged Disney, Disneynature, Marvel Studios, Netflix, Pay TV, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Studios
Star Wars fans are worried that Disney will ruin their beloved Star Wars franchise with Star Wars Episode 7, which is slated for 2015. However one could argue that George Lucas did that himself when he created the Jar Jar Binks character and when he cast the actors who played the younger and the older Anakin Skywalker. Both of these actors were annoying but the fellow who played the older Anakin, Hayden Christensen, was beyond abominable.
Lucas scored with his first three Star Wars movies – and let’s not forget he ripped off the classic Japanese film the “Seven Samurai” with his first Star Wars flick. But his last three Star Wars movies were about as bad as anything Disney might muster up. Continue reading
I took the kids to see the Wreck it Ralph movie yesterday. We loved it! The cast was amazing. Click here to see whose voices were featured in the film.
The Wreck it Ralph character was voiced by John C. Reilly, one of my favorite actors. You may remember him as Will Ferrell’s friend and competitor in Talladega Nights. He also starred in Walk Hard: the Dewey Cox Story and in this year’s “The Dictator.” Continue reading
November 1, 2012
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY COMMITS $2 MILLION FOR HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF AND REBUILDING EFFORTS
BURBANK, Calif., November 1, 2012 – The Walt Disney Company announced today a $2 million cash commitment to the relief and rebuilding efforts for those severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. One million dollars will be donated to the American Red Cross for immediate, critical assistance, and another $1 million will be designated for organizations working on rebuilding efforts. In addition, Cast Member and employee eligible donations to organizations involved in disaster relief will be matched, dollar for dollar, by Disney Employee Matching Gifts: A Program of The Walt Disney Company Foundation. Continue reading
DISNEY TO ACQUIRE LUCASFILM LTD.
An investor conference call
will take place at approximately 4:30 p.m. EDT / 1:30 p.m. PDT today, October 30, 2012. Details for the call are listed in the release.
Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned Lucasfilm Ltd, including legendary STAR WARS franchise. Continue reading
“Trips to Disney’s Anaheim parks hit an all-time high for the spring and early summer season, just as the transformation of Disney California Adventure was being unveiled,” according to an article published by the O.C. Register on August 8, 2012.
“Disney essentially bet the farm with Cars Land as the land, with its incredibly detailed Ornament Valley Mountain Range and E-Ticket attraction, Radiator Springs Racers, was rumored to cost nearly $1 billion by itself, or nearly as much as the entire Disney California Adventure park when it first opened in 2001,” according to the Huffington Post. Continue reading
Posted in Avengers, California Adventures, Cars Land, Marvel Comics, Pixar
Tagged Box Office, California Adventures, Cars, Cars Land, DCA, Disney, Marvel Comics, Pixar