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The Walt Disney Company: American mass media corporation
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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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Pens Letter to Bob Iger, Bob Chapek Over "Disney’s "Business Decisions" | THR News [Video]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Pens Letter to Bob Iger, Bob Chapek Over "Disney’s "Business Decisions" | THR News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday penned a letter to Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek and chairman Bob Iger concerning the recent theme park layoffs the company made, which officials largely blamed on..

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Pixar's Soul heading straight to Disney+ [Video]

Pixar's Soul heading straight to Disney+

Pixar's new animated movie Soul, featuring the vocal talents of Jamie Foxx, is heading straight to Disney+.

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'Free Guy' Trailer Generates Impressive 55M Views in First 24 Hours | THR News [Video]

'Free Guy' Trailer Generates Impressive 55M Views in First 24 Hours | THR News

Directed by Shawn Levy, 20th Century and Disney's Free Guy is presently scheduled to hit theaters on Dec. 11.

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Disney adds 'GroupWatch' feature to Disney+ [Video]

Disney adds 'GroupWatch' feature to Disney+

Disney+ is rolling out a new 'GroupWatch' feature, which will help the users enjoy their favourite movies and shows with their friends. According to Deadline, Disney+ announced the news on Tuesday..

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Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks employees [Video]

Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks employees

Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it will lay off roughly 28,000 employees, mostly at its U.S. theme parks, where attendance has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, especially in California where..

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Disney delays 'Black Widow' in setback for cinemas [Video]

Disney delays 'Black Widow' in setback for cinemas

Walt Disney Co on Wednesday postponed the release of superhero movie "Black Widow" and Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" until 2021, a setback to cinema operators hoping for a late-year surge in..

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Disney Parks Chief Wants Clearance to Reopen From Governor | THR News [Video]

Disney Parks Chief Wants Clearance to Reopen From Governor | THR News

The Walt Disney Co.'s parks chief on Tuesday made it clear to Gov. Gavin Newsom that the company wants clearance to reopen the Disneyland Resort now.

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Walt Disney World plans on reopening one of its water parks spring 2021 [Video]

Walt Disney World plans on reopening one of its water parks spring 2021

Disney is planning on reopening one of its two water parks next year.

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Tatiana Maslany lands coveted ‘She Hulk’ role [Video]

Tatiana Maslany lands coveted ‘She Hulk’ role

Marvel Studios looks like it’s found its found its latest leading lady, with Tatiana Maslany set to become She-Hulk in the Disney+ series.

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ABC's 'Stumptown' Renewal Canceled Amid Coronavirus Pandemic | THR News [Video]

ABC's 'Stumptown' Renewal Canceled Amid Coronavirus Pandemic | THR News

The Disney-owned broadcaster has reversed course on its renewal and instead opted to strike the show from its schedule due to timing and scheduling issues.

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Disney Releases First Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 [Video]

Disney Releases First Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2

An official trailer for the popular Disney+ series ‘The Mandalorian’ hit the internet on September 15.

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Disney+ On Track To Surpass Hulu Subscribers By 2024 [Video]

Disney+ On Track To Surpass Hulu Subscribers By 2024

Insider Intelligence publishes research and forecasts on the Media, Advertising, and Marketing industry. According to their latest estimates for over-the-top video services in the US, change is coming...

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U.S. lawmakers quiz Disney CEO over 'Mulan' [Video]

U.S. lawmakers quiz Disney CEO over 'Mulan'

A group of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers urged Walt Disney Bob Chapek to explain the company's connection with "security and propaganda" authorities of China's Xinjiang region during the production of..

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Disney cancels Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party and Candlelight Processional at EPCOT [Video]

Disney cancels Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party and Candlelight Processional at EPCOT

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party and Candlelight Processional at EPCOT will both be called off amid coronavirus concerns, according to Disney's park blog.

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Disney's 'Mulan' Under Fire For Filming in China's Xinjiang Province | THR News [Video]

Disney's 'Mulan' Under Fire For Filming in China's Xinjiang Province | THR News

Disney's big-budget remake of 'Mulan,' already the subject of a pro-democracy boycott, has come under additional fire for filming scenes in China's Xinjiang Province

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Disney+ Airing Chadwick Boseman Tribute [Video]

Disney+ Airing Chadwick Boseman Tribute

Disney+ Airing Chadwick Boseman Tribute

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John Boyega calls out Disney for sidelining diverse 'Star Wars' characters [Video]

John Boyega calls out Disney for sidelining diverse 'Star Wars' characters

In a recent interview with 'British GQ,' Boyega suggested that he and other diverse cast members were "pushed aside" in the franchise's sequels.

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Disney on How to Proceed on 'Black Panther' Without Chadwick Boseman | THR News [Video]

Disney on How to Proceed on 'Black Panther' Without Chadwick Boseman | THR News

Outside of family, only a small group of insiders was aware of the Marvel star’s battle with cancer, and now studio executives are grieving and figuring out a way forward.

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What Whoopi Goldberg Wants To See At Disney--And It's Not 'Frozen Land' [Video]

What Whoopi Goldberg Wants To See At Disney--And It's Not 'Frozen Land'

Whoopi Goldberg is calling on Disney to go a little bit beyond its usual menu of fairytale royalty attractions. According to CNN, 'The View' co-host wants to see a Wakanda theme park, built in honor of..

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Amy Adams Joins 'Dear Evan Hansen' Musical, Disney Wins Bidding War for Film From ‘Lego Batman’ Writer & More News | THR New [Video]

Amy Adams Joins 'Dear Evan Hansen' Musical, Disney Wins Bidding War for Film From ‘Lego Batman’ Writer & More News | THR New

Amy Adams joins the cast of Universal's adaptation of the musical 'Dear Evan Hansen,' Paul Mescal has landed a role in Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut 'The Lost Daughter' and Disney wins a..

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Mulan: Why Disney's latest reboot is facing boycott calls

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Disney ends the historic 20th Century Fox brand

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Coronavirus: Disney delays blockbuster films due to pandemic

The new Star Wars and Avatar movies are pushed back a year while Mulan is postponed indefinitely.
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Coronavirus: Disney heir and Ben & Jerry’s call for higher taxes

Some of the world’s richest people want governments to raise taxes on them to help pay for Covid-19.
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Barbra Streisand invests in Disney for George Floyd's daughter

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Disney eyes July reopen for California theme parks

Walt Disney Co plans to reopen the Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure park on July 17, pending approval from state and local authorities.
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These Movies Are Streaming at Home Early Soon - Catch Them While You Can!

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Disney theme park, Las Vegas casinos plan reopening; U.S. mourns 100,000 dead

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Disney plans to reopen Walt Disney World starting on July 11

Walt Disney Co plans to reopen the world's largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approves.
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Task force approves plan to reopen virus-shuttered Disney World parks starting July 11

Walt Disney Co on Wednesday moved a step closer to reopening its Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Florida, on July 11, when the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force approved its plan.
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Disney's streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO

Walt Disney Co's top streaming executive, Kevin Mayer, will leave the entertainment and theme parks giant to become the chief executive officer of Chinese company ByteDance Technology Co's popular..
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Disney says it will reopen shopping area at Florida resort on Wednesday

Walt Disney Co will partially reopen its Disney Springs entertainment and shopping complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida on May 20, it said late on Saturday.
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Walt Disney World and unions agree on safeguards for returning to work

Walt Disney Co and unions representing workers at Florida's Walt Disney World have reached an agreement on safeguards to protect employees from coronavirus, a union statement said on Thursday, removing..
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All masks, no fireworks: Shanghai Disneyland in muted reopening after coronavirus closedown

Thousands of visitors streamed into Shanghai Disneyland on Monday for the first time in three months as the Chinese park became the first reopened by Walt Disney Co after the coronavirus pandemic..
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Shanghai Disneyland re-opens after three-month closure due to coronavirus

Walt Disney Co reopened its Shanghai Disneyland park on Monday to a reduced number of visitors, ending a roughly three-month closure caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Disney tests reopening strategy at Shanghai Disneyland

Walt Disney Co. will kick off its strategy next week to begin restoring its lucrative parks business that has suffered $1 billion in lost profits from the coronavirus-led shutdown. Disney said on..
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Disney takes $1.4 billion coronavirus hit, sets date to reopen Shanghai park

Walt Disney Co estimated global coronavirus lockdowns cut profits by $1.4 billion, mostly from its shuttered theme parks, but said it would reopen Shanghai Disneyland next week.
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Disney takes $1.4 billion hit from coronavirus as parks, theaters close

Walt Disney Co missed Wall Street's lowered earnings forecasts on Tuesday and estimated global coronavirus lockdowns cut profits by $1.4 billion, mostly from its shuttered theme parks.
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Walt Disney misses quarterly profit estimates

Walt Disney Co missed Wall Street expectations for quarterly profit on Tuesday, offering the first assessment of the damage wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic on the media and entertainment giant's..
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Disney, hit hard by coronavirus, to face Wall Street questions on impact on company

Walt Disney Co's acquisitions spree that included swallowing much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox last year, and a reputation for operational excellence, turned the company into the world's most..
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Long lines, lots of kids, and plenty to touch: How does Disney reopen its parks?

For a glimpse at how Disney recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, look no further than Shanghai, where the entertainment giant has staged a limited reopening of Shanghai Disney Resort. Adults, kids..
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Disney stops paying 100,000 workers during downturn

Entertainment giant Disney will stop paying nearly half its workforce as it battles virus shutdowns.
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Disney parks in California, Florida to remain closed as coronavirus spreads

Walt Disney Co said on Friday its parks in California and Florida will remain closed until further notice, as authorities step up efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the United..
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Coronavirus: Disney princess' videos spread positivity to children

Princess Rapunzel wants to help families after Disney trips are cancelled by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Abigail Disney slams tweet showing huge crowds at Magic Kingdom

Abigail Disney, grand daughter of Walt Disney Co's co-founder Roy Disney, slammed a Twitter post showing a huge crowd at Sunday night's showing of 'Happily Ever After', a fireworks show in Florida's..
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Disney to shut California parks through March over coronavirus

Walt Disney Co will close its Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks in Southern California from Saturday through the end of the month due to the global outbreak of coronavirus, the company..
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Shanghai Disneyland resumes some resort ops as coronavirus infections slow

Walt Disney Co's Shanghai Disneyland said on Monday it will resume a limited number of resort operations as the first step of a phased reopening, although the main theme park will remain shut amid..
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Disney shares down 2% after 'surprise' CEO change

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