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The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California.

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Disney shares down 2% after 'surprise' CEO change

Shares of Walt Disney Co fell 2% on Wednesday after the media giant's surprise move to replace top boss Bob Iger raised questions on Wall Street if his successor Bob Chapek had sufficient experience in..
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Disney boss Bob Iger steps down as chief executive

The businessman is considered the most powerful man in Hollywood.
BBC News - Published

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Eva Mendes wants to play Disney villain [Video]Eva Mendes wants to play Disney villain

Eva Mendes apparently dreams of playing a Disney villain.

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Bob Iger steps down as CEO of Disney [Video]Bob Iger steps down as CEO of Disney

On Feb. 25, the Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced Bob Iger would be stepping down as Disney CEO.

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Walt Disney's Bob Iger steps down as CEO [Video]Walt Disney's Bob Iger steps down as CEO

Walt Disney Co's Robert Iger will step down as chief executive officer, handing the reins to Disney Parks head Bob Chapek, the company said on Tuesday, ending years of speculation on who will take over..

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Bob Iger Steps Down as Disney CEO, Pete Davidson Talks Leaving 'Saturday Night Live' and More | THR News [Video]Bob Iger Steps Down as Disney CEO, Pete Davidson Talks Leaving 'Saturday Night Live' and More | THR News

These are the top stores in entertainment for Tuesday, February 25.

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Wall St slump deepens on U.S. coronavirus warning [Video]Wall St slump deepens on U.S. coronavirus warning

Stocks tumbled for a fourth straight session and bond yields set historic lows after the CDC warned the coronavirus is likely to break-out in the U.S. Conway G. Gittens has the full market reaction.

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Mark Ruffalo confesses Kevin Feige almost quit Marvel Studios over representation issues [Video]Mark Ruffalo confesses Kevin Feige almost quit Marvel Studios over representation issues

Mark Ruffalo has claimed Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige almost stepped down from his role in 2012 after quarrelling with Disney executives over a lack of diversity and representation.

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Lena Waithe voices Disney's first-ever animated LGBTQ character in Onward [Video]Lena Waithe voices Disney's first-ever animated LGBTQ character in Onward

Lena Waithe has voiced Disney and Pixar's first-ever animated LGBTQ character in the movie Onward.

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Baby Yoda toy makes its big debut [Video]Baby Yoda toy makes its big debut

A new Baby Yoda doll, based on The Child character from the Disney+ series 'The Mandalorian,' proved more than ready for its closeup at a New York press event Thursday. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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'Mulan' is Disney's First Live-Action Remake to Receive a PG-13 Rating | THR News [Video]'Mulan' is Disney's First Live-Action Remake to Receive a PG-13 Rating | THR News

Disney's live-action remake of 'Mulan' has received a PG-13 rating due to "sequences of violence."

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Dish loses fewer pay TV customers [Video]Dish loses fewer pay TV customers

Dish Network lost fewer pay-TV subscribers in the latest quarter. As Fred Katayama reports, the satellite TV provider also posted profit that easily beat expectations.

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Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More [Video]Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for the Studio..

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'Aladdin 2' is Happening, Hope Hicks Returns to the Trump White House & More | THR News [Video]'Aladdin 2' is Happening, Hope Hicks Returns to the Trump White House & More | THR News

A sequel to Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' is coming, Hope Hicks heads back to the White House to work for President Trump, and Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner may have a baby on the way. These are the top..

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Rick Moranis to Appear in Disney's Reboot 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids' | THR News [Video]Rick Moranis to Appear in Disney's Reboot 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids' | THR News

Rick Moranis is returning to one of the franchises he helped build.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to record highs [Video]S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to record highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq inched up to their second consecutive record closing highs on Tuesday after Chinese officials said the deadly coronavirus epidemic could be contained by April. Fred Katayama..

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Disney Apologizes After Charging School $250 for Showing 'The Lion King' [Video]Disney Apologizes After Charging School $250 for Showing 'The Lion King'

Emerson Elementary School in Berkeley, California, was fined for "illegally screening" the 2019 remake of the 'The Lion King' last year during a fundraising event.

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Bruno Mars to produce and star in Disney movie [Video]Bruno Mars to produce and star in Disney movie

Bruno Mars will produce and star in a musical-themed Disney movie, further details of which have not yet been announced.

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Disney stepping back from Star Wars movies [Video]Disney stepping back from Star Wars movies

DIsney has confirmed plans to step back from 'Star Wars' movies for the time being, and instead focus on the franchise's possibilities on television.

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Disney+ subscriber number wows Wall Street [Video]Disney+ subscriber number wows Wall Street

The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday reported more paid subscribers than expected for its newly launched streaming service, Disney+, and healthy business at its film studio and theme parks. Lisa Bernhard..

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Wall Street jumps as China measures soothe virus worries [Video]Wall Street jumps as China measures soothe virus worries

The Nasdaq hit a record high Tuesday and the S&P 500 posted its biggest one-day gain in about six months as fears of an economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak waned after China's central bank..

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Marvel teases new Disney+ Series during Super Bowl [Video]Marvel teases new Disney+ Series during Super Bowl

‘Falcon and Winter Soldier,’ ‘Loki’ and ‘WandaVision’ were included in the short teaser aired during the big game.

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Jennifer Lopez & Shakira's Super Bowl Performance, Disney+ Marvel Shows & 'Hamilton' Headed to Big Screen | THR News [Video]Jennifer Lopez & Shakira's Super Bowl Performance, Disney+ Marvel Shows & 'Hamilton' Headed to Big Screen | THR News

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira use their Super Bowl performance to make a statement, Disney+ gives fans a first look at the new Marvel shows and 'Hamilton' is headed to the big screen. Here are the top..

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Super Bowl MVP Mahomes honored with annual parade at Disney World [Video]Super Bowl MVP Mahomes honored with annual parade at Disney World

Patrick Mahomes becomes the youngest Super Bowl MVP to say "I'm going to Disney World!"

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Disney release Mulan trailer during Superbowl [Video]Disney release Mulan trailer during Superbowl

Disney’s latest live-action remake is due to arrive in cinemas next month. It stars Chinese actress Liu Yifei as the eponymous female warrior defying orders to help save her country from an..

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Disney Heiress: Kobe Bryant 'Not A God', Rape Allegations [Video]Disney Heiress: Kobe Bryant 'Not A God', Rape Allegations

Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Refinery29 Disney heiress Abigail Disney spoke out in two-dozen tweets Saturday about the late Kobe Bryant's 2003 rape allegations. The allegations never made it to..

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U.S. stocks slump on coronavirus fears, weaker GDP [Video]U.S. stocks slump on coronavirus fears, weaker GDP

U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday, as the coronavirus epidemic fanned fears of a further hit to China's economy, while a mixed batch of earnings from technology firms also weighed on sentiment...

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Walt Disney's Iger steps down as CEO, parks head Chapek to take reins

Walt Disney Co's Robert Iger will step down as chief executive officer, handing the reins to Disney Parks head Bob Chapek, the company said on Tuesday, ending years of speculation on who will take over..
Reuters - Published

Robert Iger to step down as Walt Disney CEO

Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said Robert Iger will step down as chief executive officer, to be replaced by Bob Chapek, effective immediately.
Reuters - Published

Disney to serve Impossible Foods burgers at parks, resorts

Walt Disney Co's theme parks, resorts and cruise line will serve Impossible Foods' plant-based meat burgers, the companies said on Tuesday, a new win for the vegan patty maker that is broadening its..
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Uganda's Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies aged 15

The child actress in the 2016 Disney film about a Ugandan chess prodigy had a brain tumour.
BBC News - Published

One News Page's Big Picks for 2020 Movies - What's Coming Up?

one news page's big picks for 2020 movies - what's coming up?
by Graham Pierrepoint - Following a slight gap in our movie review schedule, and following this year’s Oscars, we’d like to take a quick look at some of the bigger movies that are going to..
One News Page Staff - Published

Baby Yoda powers Disney streaming subscriptions to fast start

Walt Disney Co's new streaming service Disney+ reached 28.6 million paying subscribers this week, the company said on Tuesday as it reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts.
Reuters - Published

Disney+ takes on Netflix as 28 millions subscribers sign up

Sign-ups for Disney's streaming service shoot past forecasts with 28.6 million joining since November.
BBC News - Published

Disney's streaming leap hooks 28.6 million subscribers, earnings beat forecasts

Walt Disney Co's new streaming service Disney+ reached 28.6 million paying subscribers this week, the company said on Tuesday as it reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts.
Reuters - Published

Disney+ posts 26.5 million subscribers, beats estimates

Walt Disney Co said its Disney+ streaming service had 26.5 million subscribers at the end of the quarter and beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the box-office success..
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Verizon shares down on profit miss even as wireless customers added

Verizon Communications Inc shares fell about 1% on Thursday as quarterly profits missed estimates even though the company added more monthly mobile phone subscribers than expected as adding the Disney+..
Reuters - Published

Verizon subscriber addition beats estimates on Disney+ boost

Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday added more monthly mobile phone subscribers than expected as it benefited from including the Disney+ streaming service with some of its plans.
Reuters - Published

Shanghai Disney shuts to prevent spread of virus

Walt Disney Co's Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed until further notice to help China stop the spread of a flu-like virus, costing the theme park operator revenue during the country's biggest..
Reuters - Published

Disney+ to launch a week early in Europe

The US media giant also confirmed the service will cost more than its earlier DisneyLife platform.
BBC News - Published

Disney culls 'Fox' from 20th Century Fox in rebrand

The company wants to distance its film studio from Rupert Murdoch's news company, US media report.
BBC News - Published

What Were the Best and Worst Movies of 2019?

what were the best and worst movies of 2019?
by Graham Pierrepoint - 2019 was a fantastic year for movies. If you’ve been keeping track of our reviews across the year, you will already have seen what we rated as the best and worst picks..
One News Page Staff - Published

Disney characters inappropriately touched at theme parks

Women who play Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck file complaints with police.
BBC News - Published

The Rise of Skywalker: Disney cuts Star Wars same-sex kiss in Singapore

The producers cut the scene so the film didn't get a higher age rating, the film regulator says.
BBC News - Published

Huge 'Skywalker' debut sales lowest of recent 'Star Wars' trilogy

"Star Wars" movie "The Rise of Skywalker" blasted into theaters with $374 million in global ticket sales over the weekend as fans rushed to see the final chapter in the long-running film saga,..
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'Rise of Skywalker' debuts at $374 million, below recent 'Star Wars' films

"Star Wars" movie "The Rise of Skywalker" opened in theaters with $374 million in global ticket sales over the weekend as fans rushed to see the final chapter in the long-running film saga, distributor..
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'Star Wars' movie 'Rise of Skywalker' debuts with $374 million globally

"Star Wars" movie "The Rise of Skywalker" opened in theaters with $374 million in global ticket sales over the weekend as fans rushed to see the final chapter in the long-running film saga, distributor..
Reuters - Published

Star Wars: Dying fan to get early screening, Bob Iger confirms

The decision to enable the patient to watch the latest Star Wars film was confirmed by Disney's CEO.
BBC News - Published

Disney boss Bob Iger pledges help to dying Star Wars fan

A hospice has appealed for help as the film is not due to be released until 20 December.
BBC News - Published

Wall Street edges higher on trade hopes, Disney boost

U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday, building on the prior day's record closing levels, as positive comments by President Donald Trump on trade talks and gains for Disney and Best Buy overshadowed some..
Reuters - Published

Trade optimism, Disney push Wall Street to new high

Wall Street's three main indexes held steady near all-time highs on Tuesday, as positive comments on trade by President Donald Trump, along with gains for Disney and Best Buy, encouraged investors to..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street hits new record high on Disney, Best Buy

Wall Street's three main indexes hit all-time highs on Tuesday, as gains for Disney and Best Buy countered weak consumer confidence data and a slump in shares of discount store operator Dollar Tree.
Reuters - Published

MOVIE REVIEW: Frozen 2

movie review: frozen 2
by Graham Pierrepoint - FROZEN 2 IMDb Dir: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Starring Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Sterling K Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha..
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One week in, Netflix's stock is weathering Disney+

Wall Street's reaction so far to Walt Disney Co's long-awaited streaming service suggests investors believe the competition may not be as crushing as expected for entertainment rival Netflix Inc .
Reuters - Published

Frozen 2: Sequel warms some film critics' hearts, but others stay ice cool

But others remain ice cool and diagnose Disney with "a dire case of cynical sequelitis".
BBC News - Published

Disney lifts Dow, S&P 500 to records while trade tensions cast shadow

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 posted record closing highs on Wednesday helped by a big jump in Walt Disney shares, but the Nasdaq fell as stocks were kept in check by fresh..
Reuters - Published

Disney helps lift Dow, S&P to records; Nasdaq dips

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 hit record highs on Wednesday helped by a big jump in Walt Disney shares, but the Nasdaq fell and gains were kept in check by fresh uncertainty over..
Reuters - Published

S&P wobbles on fresh trade uncertainty; Disney lifts Dow

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq stock indexes slipped on Wednesday on fresh uncertainty over U.S.-China trade relations, while a jump in Walt Disney shares boosted the Dow.
Reuters - Published

Disney+ streaming exceeds expectations with 10 million sign-ups, shares surge

Walt Disney Co on Wednesday said its new streaming service, Disney+, reached 10 million sign-ups since launching the previous day from "extraordinary consumer demand," sending shares up 3.5%.
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Disney+ debut hit by tech glitches, company blames demand

Walt Disney Co's long-awaited debut in the streaming media wars on Tuesday was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higher-than-expected demand as it takes on rival Netflix..
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Disney+ launch marred by glitches as demand overwhelms

Walt Disney Co said demand for its much-anticipated streaming service, Disney+, was well above its expectations in a launch on Tuesday marred by complaints from users about glitches and connection..
Reuters - Published

Disney+ faces glitches on launch day

Consumers complained about glitches in Walt Disney Co's streaming service on Twitter, just hours after its highly anticipated launch.
Reuters - Published

In streaming wars, Disney reaches beyond kids and families

During commercial breaks in a broadcast of World Wrestling Entertainment's WWE SmackDown, fans were shown ads for Walt Disney Co's new streaming service, Disney+. So were "Monday Night Football"..
Reuters - Published

'Lion King' lifts Disney earnings as streaming costs stay under budget

Walt Disney Co's popular theme parks and a remake of "The Lion King" pushed earnings past Wall Street targets on Thursday, and the company spent less than it had projected on its big plunge into..
Reuters - Published

Disney gets boost from parks, films ahead of streaming launch

Walt Disney Co beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, as strong performance in its flagship theme parks and the box office success of its films like "The Lion King" and "Toy Story..
Reuters - Published

MOVIE REVIEW: Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon

movie review: shaun the sheep: farmageddon
by Graham Pierrepoint - SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON IMDb Dir: Will Becher and Richard Phelan Starring Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Amalia Vitale, Kate Harbour, David Holt, Richard Webber, Simon..
One News Page Staff - Published

Disney boss Bob Iger talks Star Wars, Marvel and Martin Scorsese

Bob Iger says we will see more Marvel and less Star Wars in the coming years.
BBC News - Published

AT&T surprises with HBO Max price in battle against Disney and Netflix

AT&T Inc in May will launch its HBO Max streaming service with a new "Game of Thrones" series at the current HBO price of $15 a month in an aggressive move to battle Netflix, Disney and Apple for the..
Reuters - Published

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