COVID-19

Disney theme parks in Shanghai and Hong Kong are closed due to coronavirus

by Jasmine Garsd Feb 4, 2020
The outbreak has also shuttered nearly every movie theater in China.
Disney closed down its Hong Kong and Shanghai parks due to the spread of the coronavirus.
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Anime could be a key to streaming domination

by Jasmine Garsd Jan 9, 2020
As streaming platforms compete for the attention of young viewers, many are investing in Japanese animation.
The anime show "Neon Genesis Evangelion" is streaming on Netflix.
Screenshot via Netflix

Disney's theme parks are beating the odds

by Kimberly Adams Nov 7, 2019
On a roller coaster of higher prices and falling attendance, theme park revenue has been on the up and up.
The mouse still makes money.
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The streaming wars are fought with catalogs — and confusing deals

by Sabri Ben-Achour Oct 30, 2019
Banks of shows draw people in. Promotions aim to keep them there.
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Shelf Life

You wouldn't recognize Disney without the work of these women

by Bridget Bodnar and Kai Ryssdal Oct 23, 2019
A new book details the rise and fall of female animators and storytellers in the early days of Walt Disney Studios.
Portrait of Retta Scott working on Bambi
Ben Worcester

Navigating the “Wild West” of streaming services

by Marielle Segarra, Danielle Chiriguayo, and Katherine Wiles Aug 20, 2019
With Apple and Disney tossing their hats into the streaming ring, how many services will consumers subscribe to before they reach breaking point?
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Why Disney is hooked on remaking its animated classics

by Katherine Wiles Jul 29, 2019
The answer: it's profitable.
The water tower building of the Walt Disney Studios park at Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee.
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How long can Disney keep "The Lion King" franchise going?

by Justin Ho Jul 23, 2019
With the release of the latest Lion King movie, Disney is pushing forward a brand that’s been around for more than a quarter of a century.
The cast of Disney's The Lion King performs onstage at the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards held at the Las Vegas Hilton in 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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By The Numbers

"The Lion King," by the numbers

by Katherine Wiles Jul 18, 2019
We run down the numbers on the Disney franchise.
Part of the cast and crew at  the European premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England.
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What's behind the low price of Disney's new streaming service?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Apr 12, 2019
The media giant is launching Disney+ at $6.99 per month, nearly half the monthly price of a standard Netflix subscription.
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