Posts Tagged ‘Disney News’

Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – Disney World Is Offering Princess Makeovers to Adults Who Want to Fulfill Their Childhood Dreams August 10, 2018 • Have you ever wanted to be Belle, Ariel or Snow White in real life? Now’s your chance. According to Today, Disney World is offering “character couture makeovers” to adults who want to be made-up in full glam to…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – Disney’s Streaming Service Starts to Come Into Focus August 5, 2018 • Very little is known about Disneyflix, as some people in Hollywood are calling the Netflix-style streaming service that Disney plans to introduce late next year. How much will subscriptions cost? Disney has given hints but no specifics. The name, rollout strategy, precise menu…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – Disney Receives Shareholder Approval to Buy Fox Assets July 27, 2018 • Twenty-First Century Fox and Walt Disney Company shareholders have approved a deal to allow Disney to purchase the majority of Fox’s assets. The two separate shareholders’ meetings, which were held on Friday morning, were among the final steps in approving the mega merger. This approval covers…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

  1 – Disneyland Turns 63: Happy Birthday to Disney’s Southern California Theme Park! July 17, 2018 • The Happiest Place on Earth is celebrating its 63rd birthday today, July 17. On this date in 1955, Walt Disney’s theme park in Anaheim opened its magical doors to the world. The creator of beloved characters Mickey Mouse, Donald…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – Disney’s $71 Billion Fox Bid Backed by Influential Proxy Firms July 13, 2018 • Walt Disney Co.’s $71 billion deal with 21st Century Fox Inc. won the endorsement of influential proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co., giving the entertainment giant another edge over rival suitor Comcast Corp. Both firms recommended…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – ‘Ant-Man’ Swarms Theaters With $76 Million Take for Walt Disney July 8, 2018 • Ants and wasps can spoil a summer picnic, but they brought good news to Walt Disney Co. at the weekend box office. “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” the latest superhero film from the entertainment giant’s Marvel division, opened with weekend sales of…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – Weekend Debut: The ‘Incredicoaster’ Opens at Disneyland’s Pixar Pier June 22, 2018 • It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another at Disney California Adventure as the Anaheim park debuts its new Pixar-themed ride, the “Incredicoaster,” which replaced California Screamin’. The park had to shut down the popular coaster, as well as…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – ‘Incredibles 2’ Smashes Record, a Balm for Disney After ‘Solo’ June 17, 2018 • Walt Disney Co. reclaimed its box-office superpowers with the arrival of “Incredibles 2,” posting the best-ever opening for an animated film and easing the sting from its less well-received recent addition to the “Star Wars” canon. Disney’s Pixar Animation far exceeded early…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – E3 2018: Kingdom Hearts 3 Frozen World Confirmed June 10, 2018 • Coming to Xbox One and PS4 on January 29, 2019. Kingdom Hearts 3 will feature a world based on Disney’s Frozen, it was revealed today during Microsoft’s E3 press conference. A new trailer, featuring the theme song “Don’t Think Twice” by Utada Hikaru, was released during the…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – ‘Solo’ Box Office May Hand Disney First ‘Star Wars’ Loss June 4, 2018 • Box-office receipts for “Solo: A Star Wars Story” sank 65 percent from the film’s debut weekend, setting it on course to be the first “Star Wars” movie to lose money. Walt Disney Co.’s Han Solo origin story collected weekend sales of $29.4 million…

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