Marvel’s Netflix Heroes Won’t Be Moving to Disney’s Streaming Service Anytime Soon

The mess that is the downfall of the Marvel Netflix shows continues to get messier, and if you were holding out hope that the series and their characters might find new life on Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Disney+, Variety has some bad news for you. The outlet reports that the deal for the o... #netflix #marvel #disney

Collider | 12.12.2018 23:41:50

Disney+ Won’t Save Marvel’s “Defenders”

A new story in Variety has gone into the details of the recently canceled Marvel Television series on Netflix and confirmed what we’ve suspected – don’t expect them on Disney+ anytime soon. Reportedly the deal for the original four Marvel shows includes a clause that prevents the c... #marvel #disney

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 22:52:49

‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ Casting: Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers And Werner Herzog Join Disney+ Series

The expanded cast for the Disney+ seriesStar Wars: The Mandalorian has been unveiled by Lucasfilm with some notable new additions:Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Emily Swallow (Supernatural), Carl Weathers (Predator), Omid Abtahi (American Gods) and Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man).The announcement al... #disney #star-wars

Deadline | 12.12.2018 21:47:47

Stan Nabs Disney In Oz, Hinting At Global Plans

Australian streaming platform Stan has closed a deal with Hollywood studio Disney which will lock up Australian streaming rights to the studio’s most valuable assets. The deal includes key animation titles along with its Marvel, Pixar and “Star Wars” libraries. The deal was finalis... #disney

Darkhorizons | 12.12.2018 21:46:59

Don’t Expect ‘The Defenders’ on Disney Streaming Service Any Time Soon (EXCLUSIVE)

Fans of the Marvel Television series recently canceled by Netflix who hope to see the shows revived on Disney+ may be out of luck. Sources tellVarietythat the deal for the original four Marvel shows includes a clause that prevents the characters from appearing in any non-Netflix series or film for a... #disney

Variety | 12.12.2018 21:45:12

Mowgli Proves Disney Is Doing The Right Thing With The Lion King Remake

Netflix's Mowgli proves Disney's The Lion King remake is movingin the right direction. The release of Andy Serkis' mo-cap reimagining of the Jungle Book is seismic for many reasons - it's the first full feature from his production company The Imaginarium, Netflix's purchase ... #disney

Screenrant | 12.12.2018 5:12:17

Marvel Netflix Character Rights Stop Any Disney Reboot Before 2020

New details about the Marvel Netflix TV shows reveal Daredevil, Luke Cage and Iron Fist can't be rebooted by Disney and Marvel Studios until 2020 at the earliest. In 2015, Netflix launched their own corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the first season of Daredevil. The show was the fir... #netflix #marvel #disney

Screenrant | 12.12.2018 3:12:19

Dumbo (2019): 10 Facts About The Cast Bringing The Disney Classic To Life

The original 1941 Disney filmDumbo was based around a screenplay of the same name. The lovable story followed an elephant who was born with outrageously large ears. Due to his silly looks, he was nicknamed "dumb" from Dumbo. The Disney film takes a dark turn after his mom protects him from... #disney

Screenrant | 12.12.2018 2:12:59

Disney Sued for Home Video Profits by ‘Young Doctors in Love’ Writer

Disney is facing a class-action lawsuit from the screenwriter of the 1982 hospital parody “Young Doctors in Love,” who alleges that the studio has withheld millions in home video revenue. Michael Elias filed the suit on Dec. 6 in Los Angeles Superior Court. His attorney, Neville Johnson,... #disney

Variety | 11.12.2018 20:14:27

Disney Passes $7 Billion At The Box-Office

Ahead of the merger with Fox being completed, Walt Disney Studios is celebrating a record $7 billion global box-office haul for the year to date. That makes it only the second time in history any studio has surpassed the $7 billion mark with the first being Disney back in 2016. Disney earned an esti... #disney

Darkhorizons | 11.12.2018 15:00:29

Fox Reshapes Ad-Sales Unit as Disney Deal Nears (EXCLUSIVE)

Some of 21st Century Fox’s best-known ad-sales executives will leave the company when it closes a large sale of its assets to Walt Disney in 2019. Bruce Lefkowitz, executive vice president of ad sales at Fox; Mike Denby, a senior vice president of ad sales; and Jake Piasecki, another senior vi... #disney

Variety | 11.12.2018 14:45:04

New Disneyland Concept Art & Details Reveal Marvel-Based Park Attractions

Fans will get to interact with Doctor Strange and Spider-Man as the two Marvel heroes, among others, will soon debut in new Disney Parks and Resorts as part of the Global Avengers Initiative projects for the House of Mouse's theme parks around the globe. Followingthe reveal of early details for... #marvel #disney

Screenrant | 11.12.2018 5:12:10

Disney Makes History Again With $7 Billion at Global Box Office for 2018

Disney has topped $7 billion at the global box office for2018 — with three weeks left in the year. Disney reached the milestone on Dec. 9, marking only the second time in history that any studio has hit that landmark. Disney set the record in 2016 with $7.6 billion. “Avengers: Infinity W... #disney

Variety | 10.12.2018 21:34:48

Disney Makes Industry Box Office History Again With $7B+ Global Haul

Prior to merging with Fox next quarter in 2019, Walt Disney Studios is celebrating a $7 billion global B.O. win for 2018 YTD. It’s the second time in history any studio has surpassed the $7B mark, after Disney's own industry-record 2016 global gross of $7.6B.Broken down, Disney earned an e... #disney

Deadline | 10.12.2018 20:27:32

Netflix Originals Gain Traction As Disney And WarnerMedia Plot Rival Services: Study

Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood wonder about Netflix’s plan to keep boosting original-content spending as major suppliers like Disney and WarnerMedia aim to pull their content from the streaming service. But new research shows the strategy appears to be working.Netflix original content ac... #netflix #disney

Deadline | 10.12.2018 19:05:45

How Netflix's Mowgli Compares To Disney's Jungle Book

Andy Serkis' Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is now available on Netflix, and it will undoubtedly be compared to Disney's live-action Jungle Book movie, which was directed by Jon Favreau. Several years ago, Serkis aimed to tell the definitive version of Mowgli's story, a character from R... #netflix #disney

Screenrant | 9.12.2018 11:12:21

‘Enchanted Tale Of Beauty and the Beast’ Tokyo Disneyland Ride Trailer Unveiled

Disney has unveiled a short clip on the progress of its planned Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beastride for Tokyo Disneyland, the first ride-through attraction featuring the characters from the wildly popular film.The big reveal of the clip was the first look at the transformation of the cartoon ... #trailer #disney

Deadline | 8.12.2018 3:11:17

“Sister Act 3” Planned For Disney+ Service

Disney Pictures is reportedly developing “Sister Act 3” to premiere on its upcoming streaming service Disney+. It has not yet been revealed whether Whoopi Goldberg will be returning in the new installment of the popular comedy film series, and plot specifics are under wraps. Regina Hicks... #disney

Darkhorizons | 7.12.2018 22:02:49

‘Kim Possible’ Live Action Movie Sets Premiere Date On Disney Channel, DisneyNOW

Kim Possible, the Disney Channel live action original movie based on the beloved animated series, will premiere Friday, Feb. 15 at 8 ET/PT on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.In the live-action Kim Possible movie, Kim and her best friend and sidekick, Ron Stoppable, start Middleton High School, where Ki... #disney

Deadline | 7.12.2018 16:00:53

Sister Act 3 Finds Writers, Is Being Developed For Disney Plus

Sister Act 3 is being developed for Disney's streaming service, Disney Plus. The original Sister Act starred Whoopi Goldberg as a casino lounge singer who, after seeing a mob murder, is offered protection by the police and hides as a nun at a downtrodden Catholic parish. It went on to become a ... #disney

Screenrant | 7.12.2018 11:12:19

New Songs For Disney’s Live Action ‘Aladdin’ Will Be ‘Empowering’ For Women

Disney’s new live action adaptation of “Aladdin” isn’t entirely a whole new world. Actor Mena Massoud, who plays the titular character, teased that while the 2019 movie would offer plenty of classic “Aladdin” tune revivals, two new songs would also be added to the... #disney

Variety | 7.12.2018 6:07:40

Disney's Kim Possible Movie Trailer Brings Teen Heroine To Live-Action

Disney released a trailer for its live-action adaptation of teen heroineKim Possible, the hit spy cartoonfrom the 2000s. TheTV moviewill follow teenage sleuth Kim Possible as she thwarts an evil plot while trying to survive her freshman year of high school. #trailer #disney

Screenrant | 7.12.2018 5:12:27

Peter Bart: In The Calm Before The Merger Storm, It Is All Quiet On The Disney-Fox Front

The 20th Century Fox lot these days is haunted by the sounds of silence. Disney's annexation of the Fox empire is imminent but the rules of the game provide that no one on either side is allowed to talk about it. Not even the top executives, and not even to one another.With Hollywood on the brin... #disney

Deadline | 6.12.2018 22:35:34

Bob Iger Praises Disney Golden Globes Nominees + Fox Contenders Too

The Walt Disney Company had a very good showing this morning with the unveiling of the Golden Globes nominations and CEO Bob Iger was quick to show the love for the House of Mouse's expanding empire.More active than usual on social media the past few months, Iger took to Twitter on Thursday to o... #disney

Deadline | 6.12.2018 16:56:51

Behind the Offers and Counteroffers Culminating in the Landmark Disney-Fox Deal

Even on the day the deal was unveiled, it was still hard to believe. Rupert Murdoch was hoisting the white flag, getting out of the entertainment business that he shaped and took to new heights with his News Corp. and 20th Century Fox empires. On Dec. 14, 2017, when Disney formally announced its all... #disney

Variety | 6.12.2018 15:30:37

I, Tonya Director in Talks to Helm Disney's Cruella

Richard JordanDec 6, 2018 Craig Gillespie has been tapped up to direct a film about the 101 Dalmatians villain, starring Emma Stone.Disney's focus on live-action updates of its animated classics continues apace, with the news thatI, TonyadirectorCraig Gillespie is in talks with the studio to ta... #disney

Den of Geek | 5.12.2018 17:15:01

‘I, Tonya’ Director Craig Gillespie in Early Talks to Helm Disney’s Live-Action ‘Cruella’

Disney’s long-in-the-works live-action Cruella movie just got a serious update. The project first came to our attention all the way back in 2013, when it was revealed that Disney would be crafting an origin story based around the 101 Dalmatians villain. Three years later, Emma Stone attached herself... #disney

Collider | 5.12.2018 15:30:05

Woman Crush Wednesday: Dove Cameron Is Disney’s Secret Weapon

She's truly a triple threat! #disney

Decider | 5.12.2018 13:25:32

Disney Encouraged Infinity War's Dark Ending, Say Directors

Disney was fully behind the dark Avengers: Infinity Warending, directors Joe and Anthony Russo revealed. The beginning of the culmination of the 22-film arc that Marvel Studios has been treading since 2008's Iron Man, the film brought together all pockets of the MCU to fight Thanos and his mini... #disney

Screenrant | 5.12.2018 4:12:25

“Tonya” Helmer In Talks For Disney’s “Cruella”

Craig Gillespie (“I, Tonya,” “The Finest Hours”) is in talks to direct “Cruella,” the live-action version of “101 Dalmatians,” at Disney Pictures. Emma Stone is attached to play Cruella de Vil, the woman who covets the furs of the pups needed to give h... #disney

Darkhorizons | 5.12.2018 1:15:44

The Russo Brothers On Welcoming Deadpool, X-Men Into Marvel Universe, Disney’s Take On ‘Infinity War’ Ending, Injecting Politics Into Blockbusters

Filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo believe they will soon be orchestrating an even bigger flock of A-list talent on screen as the Disney-Fox merger introduces the X-Men and Deadpool to the Marvel Universe.“I'm sure of it,” Joe Russo said. “The acquisition of Fox is showing us whe... #marvel #disney #x-men

Deadline | 4.12.2018 18:53:02

Disney Rumored to Release Trailers for Star Wars 9 & Frozen 2 This Month

The first trailers forStar Wars: Episode IX andFrozen 2 are both rumored to arrive later this month. Disney is in the midst of releasing a flurry of trailers for their 2019 slate.Captain Marvel's second trailer just arrived, and now it appears that theAvengers 4 trailer may arrive before the en... #trailer #disney #star-wars

Screenrant | 4.12.2018 7:12:37

Disney's Cruella Movie Starring Emma Stone Eyes I, Tonya Director

Disney may have finally found a director forCruella. The studio is running through their library of animated properties and giving them "new" tellings in the live-action setting. One of these projects is an origin movie starring Oscar-winner Emma Stone as 101 Dalmations villainCruella de V... #disney

Screenrant | 4.12.2018 4:12:49

Disney Gains New Clearances for Syndicated Tamron Hall Show

Tamron Hall’s new syndicated talk-show has been cleared to reach 50% of U.S. TV households, thanks to a new deal struck between the program’s producer, Disney, and Hearst Television. Hearst agreed to run the new program, slated to appear in 2019, in 24 different markets. The television s... #disney

Variety | 3.12.2018 22:19:21

Netflix Content Boss Ted Sarandos Downplays Looming Threat From Disney, WarnerMedia

Ted Sarandos, Netflix’schief content officer, doesn’t think the launch of streaming-video services in 2019 from big media companies like Disney and WarnerMedia will slow down his company’s momentum. “Other people are going to try things, do things,” said Sarandos, speak... #netflix #disney

Variety | 3.12.2018 19:57:21

Disney Revises CEO Bob Iger’s Pay Package To Add “More Rigorous” Performance Requirements

As it prepares to close the landmark $71.3 billion acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. has revised the terms of CEO Bob Iger’s compensation package to raise the equity bar.Iger entered a new employment agreement on Nov. 30 that created different performance thresholds ... #disney

Deadline | 3.12.2018 18:39:06

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ & ‘Incredibles 2’ Rep A Return To The Classics This Awards Season For Disney – The Contenders NY

Mary Poppinswas the first film thatChicagofilmmaker Rob Marshall saw as a child, so when the opportunity arose to direct the sequel, he stepped up, not just because of fandom, but “to protect the first film”.Another draw for him? The fact that a family musical is an oasis “in these... #disney

Deadline | 1.12.2018 15:46:15

Deadline’s The Contenders New York Underway As Disney Kicks Off Day Of Oscar-Worthy Hopefuls

Director Rob Marshall and the cast ofMary Poppins Returnsincluding Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw are kicking off Deadline’s first New York edition of The Contenders, the all-day event today that highlights award hopefuls from the major studios and indie distri... #disney

Deadline | 1.12.2018 15:05:54

The Implications of the Ralph Breaks The Internet Disney Princesses Scene

Aaron SagersDec 1, 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet also breaks the rules for how Disney lets its properties interact, starting with the Disney Princesses.This article contains Ralph Breaks the Internet spoilers.In Ralph Breaks The Internet, the titular character literally brings the internet to a hal... #disney

Den of Geek | 1.12.2018 13:58:08

Netflix's Marvel Shows Aren't Moving to Disney Plus

Reports suggest thatMarvel's canceled Netflix shows won't be moving to Disney Plus after all. The last month has seen Marvel fans shaken to the core by a series of high-profile cancellations. The streaming giant pulled the plug onIron Fistjust a month after the release of a much-improved s... #netflix #marvel #disney

Screenrant | 1.12.2018 11:12:05

Disney’s ‘Rogue One’ Prequel Series Recruits ‘The Americans’ Producer as Showrunner

If the idea of a Diego Luna-led Star Wars series wasn’t enough to get your excited for the upcoming Disney+ Cassian Andor series, the latest news should be enough to do the trick for any fan of The Americans. Lucasfilm has recruited The Americans writer and executive producer Stephen Schiff as showr... #disney

Collider | 1.12.2018 0:48:28

Kuma Dies: Trained Animal Actor For Disney Channel, Nick Jr. Was 16

Kuma, a dog who played “Stan” on early episodes of Disney Channel’s Dog With A Blog, and later appeared in Nick Jr.’s Mutt & Stuff,has died. He was 16 years old (just shy of 17) and suffered from complications from a recent stroke.The original star of Dog With A Blog, Kum... #disney

Deadline | 1.12.2018 0:37:07

Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Series Starring Diego Luna Taps Stephen Schiff As Showrunner

EXCLUSIVE: The recently announced Star Warsseries forDisney’supcoming family focused streaming service Disney+ based Rogue One: A Star Wars Storyis being shepherded by former The Americans executive producer Stephen Schiff.Schiff serves as executive producer and showrunner on the live-action s... #disney #star-wars

Deadline | 30.11.2018 23:54:00

AT&T May Sell 10% Stake in Hulu, Worth Up to $930 Million, Potentially Giving Disney More Control

Disney might be set to gain even more control over Hulu: AT&T said it is considering selling WarnerMedia’s 10% stake in the streaming venture — which is worth as much as $930 million — as part of shedding nonstrategic assets to pay down its massive debt load. AT&T execs mad... #disney

Variety | 30.11.2018 16:42:22

Nick Nolte Joins Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Series ‘The Mandalorian’

Nolte once was on the short list of actors to play Han Solo. He didn't get the role. #disney #star-wars

Decider | 30.11.2018 15:58:32