Disney Beats Out Comcast For 21st Century Fox with a $71.3 Billion Bid, Pending on Shareholders Vote
Disney's original bid for $52.4 billion was topped by Comcast with a $60 billion bid and later a $65 billion all cash offer. Disney has now encountered the bid with a larger bid of their own.
Comcast Makes $65 Billion All-Cash Rival Bid for 21st Century Fox
Comcast has been waiting to upstage The Walt Disney Company. The Philadelphia cable giant looks to start a bidding war with the Mouse House. Fox Executive Co-Chairman Rupert Murdoch and his shareholders have decisions to make. It's obvious Murdoch wants his Fox assets at Disney. Comcast is trying to nudge itself into the deal. There are about a billion reasons that this rival bid may actually work.
John Lasseter and Disney Will Part Ways at the End of the Year
The rise and the fall of John Lasseter will be a monumental story that will be discussed in Hollywood for years to come. How the most powerful man in animation couldn't keep his act together. Lasseter's wealth, fame, and notoriety may have gotten to his head.
'Wonder Woman' Sequel: Welcome Back Steve Trevor
Spoiler alert: Steve Trevor looks pretty damn good in ’80s threads! — In a not-so-surprising twist, Chris Pine is officially set to return in Patty Jenkins “Wonder Woman” sequel, now officially titled Wonder Woman 1984.
Marvel's 'Black Widow' standalone: Director short list down to three
A new report suggests Marvel has narrowed the field of directors down to three and is leaning towards Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland. — Marvel has been quietly pushing ahead with the long-talked about "Black Widow" standalone starring Scarlet Johansson as badass sleeper agent-turned-Avenger Natasha Romanoff. While talk has surfaced dating back to 2010 and once again in 2014, Marvel was never able to commit to a solo film beyond MCU's phase three. But with 2019’s Avengers IV ushering the end of an era, it appears "Black Widow" inches closer and closer as part of Phase IV plans.
First Trailer For Disney's 'Dumbo'
It's safe to say 2019 will be yet another banner year for The Mouse House. — Ahead of next year’s reworks of animated classics The Lion King and Aladdin, Disney unveiled their first look at Tim Burton's live-action adaptation of 1941's animated classic 'Dumbo'!