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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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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – New ‘Star Wars’ Attractions Set to Open at Disney Theme Parks in 2019 May 25, 2018 • Disney continues to take full advantage of its 2012 purchase of Lucasfilm and the “Star Wars” franchise. Two new “Star Wars”-themed areas, one at Disneyland and the other at Walt Disney World Resort, will open next year, Disney announced…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

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1 – Disney World is Now Serving Alcohol at all Sit-Down Magic Kingdom Restaurants May 18, 2018 • Waiting in long lines for hours at Disney World for rides or character meet-and-greets is never exactly fun. But now, the Magic Kingdom is offering something for adult guests that may make those long days a little more delicious.…

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Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup

Disney News

1 – Fire at Disney World’s Festival of Fantasy Parade; No One Injured May 11, 2018 • A Walt Disney World parade was more fiery than planned Friday afternoon. The fire-breathing dragon that’s part of Magic Kingdom’s daily Festival of Fantasy parade caught aflame, Disney officials confirmed. The fire was quickly extinguished and the area promptly cleared, a…

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