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Disney To Test Streaming Service

(CNN) - Disney will soon test its power against an influx of competition, with a streaming service. Absorbing fox entertainment assets has left Disney uniquely positioned to mount such an effort. The Disney-Fox deal strengthened what was already the…

Disney, 21St Century Fox To Merge On March 20

(CNN) - Disney says the closing date for its 21st Century Fox takeover will happen soon. The companies announced Tuesday that the merger of the two entertainment titans will take effect on March 20th. The $71 billion deal was…

Disney Studios Sets 2018 Box Office Record

(CNN) - 2018 was a good year for Walt Disney Studios. Last year the studio had the second biggest year of any in the history of the box office. Disney made more than seven billion dollars globally in 2018.…

Star Wars: Episode IX to Include Carrie Fisher

(CNN) - Late actress Carrie Fisher will be included in the next chapter from the galaxy far, far away. Disney announced Fisher will re-appear as princess Leia in Star Wars: Episode IX. Producers will use previously unreleased footage filmed…

Disney, 21St Century Fox Approve Most of Merger

(CNN) - A $71 billion deal between Disney and Fox is a-go. Shareholders at both companies Friday voted to Disney's purchase of most of 21st Century Fox. The deal lets Disney get Fox's movie studio. That includes franchises like…

Disney Wins: Comcast Drops 21st Century Fox Bid

(CNN) - Disney scores a big Hollywood win. Comcast announced Thursday it will drop its fight with Disney over acquiring 21st Century Fox assets. Comcast had bid $65-billion for Fox's movie studio, Fox's regional sports networks and cable channels…

John Lasseter Leaving Disney After 'Missteps'

(CNN) - Legendary animator John Lasseter is leaving Disney at the end of the year. In a statement, Disney says Lasseter will serve as a consultant for the company for the rest of this year. Lasseter had served as…

Box Office Preview

Disney's adaptation of the science fantasy classic "A Wrinkle in Time" hits theaters this week and, according to box office predictions, it’s a dead heat in the race for No. 1 with both "Black Panther" and…