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Breaking News: The Walt Disney Company Acquires Twenty-First Century Fox For $52.4 Billion

Breaking News: The Walt Disney Company Acquires Twenty-First Century Fox For $52.4 Billion

On the day that Star Wars: The Last Jedi comes out. Disney has officially announced its purchase of 21st Century Fox. — The transactions include 21st Century Fox's film and television studios, cable entertainment networks and international TV businesses. Disney touted that popular entertainment properties X-Men, Avatar, The Simpsons, FX Networks and National Geographic.

'Olaf's Frozen Adventure' Will Air on ABC

'Olaf's Frozen Adventure' Will Air on ABC

After being cut as the opening act for Disney-Pixar's Coco. Olaf's Frozen Adventure will be on ABC as part of ABC's "25 Days of Christmas" lineup. — The 22 minute featurette was always intended to be a holiday special on ABC. Even on previous Frozen specials it was advertised as a holiday special. Before the release of Coco however Disney announced that the film wouldn't open with a creative Pixar short. Instead it would open with the featurette that was suppose to be a holiday special. We still don't know the backstory behind the Coco-Frozen issue. Many speculated that it was an attempt to make Coco more successful at the box office. Which I believed helped get more people to see Coco. Still the film is doing alright at the box office but not terrific.

'Coco' Wins At The Box Office with $26.1 Million

'Coco' Wins At The Box Office with $26.1 Million

Disney-Pixar's animated comedy Coco repeated as North American box office winner. Hauling in $26.1 million at 3,987 locations. — Justice League finished the weekend with $16.8 million, dropping 60%. Disney and Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok continued success with $9.7 million. Lionsgate's Wonder continued to perform well with $12.5 million.

'Stranger Things' Renewed for Season Three

'Stranger Things' Renewed for Season Three

The Netflix pop culture phenomenon has been renewed for a third season. The show heads into a important third season. — Netflix announced on Friday that Stranger Things has been renewed for a third season. The series takes place in the eighties and deals with mysteries behind a government lab opening an alternate dimension (The Upside Down) in a normally sleepy town.

Thor: Ragnarok Is A Incredibly Witty and Colorful Film
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Thor: Ragnarok Is A Incredibly Witty and Colorful Film

The seventeenth installment in the ever growing Marvel Cinematic Universe takes us on a colorful journey. This is Thor: Ragnarok. — Thor: Ragnarok chronicles another chapter in the characters of Thor, Loki, and The Hulk. Thor must save Asgard from the impending Ragnarok (meaning the total destruction of Asgard). Yet he is stuck on the planet of Sakaar. Marvel adapted elements from the comic "Planet Hulk." The film is one big cosmic adventure and highlights the comedic and more colorful side of Thor. Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Thor, Tom Hiddleston returns as Loki, and Mark Ruffalo joins the Thor franchise fold as The Hulk.

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Says The Next 10 Years of 'Star Wars' Films Are Planned Out

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Says The Next 10 Years of 'Star Wars' Films Are Planned Out

With The Last Jedi getting closer and closer. This announcement comes at a unique time. — Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy recently revealed that Star Wars would continue on past Episode IX. Meaning we will be getting more "Skywalker saga" films. This (possibly) meaning the adventures of Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, and Kylo Ren will continue past Episode IX. This also means we will be seeing a lot more Star Wars Stories in the upcoming years.

Movies Anywhere created by Disney and other studios launches

Movies Anywhere created by Disney and other studios launches

The Disney-owned Movies Anywhere gets backing from five of the six major studios ahead of launch. — The brand was formerly called Disney Movies Anywhere but wasn't finding success. Movies Anywhere is a digital locker service with content from the Walt Disney Company, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. Entertainment. The library boasts over 7,300 digital movies.

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