On Oct. 1, 1971, Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream. Five decades later to the day, guests experienced that dream anew when they visited The Most Magical Place on Earth to be part of its 50th anniversary. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Walt Disney Co on Thursday (December 14) agreed to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion in stock. Continue reading
(WALT DISNEY PICTURES/MARVEL STUDIOS) – “Thor: Ragnarok” smashed the competition at the North American weekend box office from Friday (November 10) through Sunday (November 12). Having already grossed more than $496 million worldwide, the film took in an additional $56.6 million on its second weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.
(WALT DISNEY PICTURES/MARVEL STUDIOS – “Thor: Ragnarok” is expected to smash the competition at the North American weekend box office from Friday (November 10) through Sunday (November 12). The film, which has already grossed more than 496 million dollars worldwide, is expected to take in an additional 57 million this weekend.
Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading
Disney latest live-action remake, ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ roar to the box office top spot.
A major shareholder in British pay-TV company Sky tells Reuters it will vote against Twenty-First Century Fox’s $14 billion takeover bid in its current form. Jo Webster reports. Continue reading
Disney fans get a glimpse of new live-action Disney film ‘Beauty and the Beast’.
Animatronic dinosaurs at one of the UK’s oldest theme parks are being given a new lease of life after being fitted with a Raspberry Pi, using cognitive computing technology. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading