Disney Could Bundle Its Streaming Properties For A Discount

Disney has stakes in multiple streaming properties including Hulu and ESPN+. It’s also working on a new streaming service and has now mentioned the possibility that it could offer a discounted bundle of all three services – Hulu, ESPN+, and the upcoming streaming service.

Disney’s Streaming Service Won’t Be A Rival To Netflix

Last year Disney announced that they would be launching their own streaming service. This was significant because it also marks the end of Disney’s streaming deal with Netflix where future Disney-branded shows would no longer be available on Netflix, and that was recently confirmed with Ant-Man and the Wasp being the platform’s last Marvel movie.

Ant-Man And The Wasp Will Be The Last Marvel Movie On Netflix

Last year Disney announced that they would be ending their streaming deal with Netflix in favor of their own platform. It was also later reported that future Marvel shows could be exclusive to Disney, and now that much has been confirmed in a report from the New York Times where they reveal that Ant-Man and the Wasp will be the last Marvel movie to be released on Netflix.

Original Star Wars Movies Might Not Launch With Disney’s Streaming Service

Disney will be launching their own streaming service next year. Given the various franchises that is under Disney’s umbrella, it did not come as a surprise to learn that Star Wars content would be exclusive to the platform. However it seems that Disney might have run into an issue with that.


Pixar’s Incredibles 2 Movie Has Made $1 Billion Worldwide

It is usually thought that animated movies do well in cinemas and Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2 has proven that to be true. In a report from Deadline, it seems that the movie has managed to cross the $1 billion mark in terms of ticket sales around the world. This is an achievement in itself and it also represents the seventh animated movie to have crossed the $1 billion mark.

Samsung’s AR Emoji Feature Gets New Disney Characters

Samsung launched its AR Emoji feature with the Galaxy S9 earlier this year. It brought a couple of Disney characters at launch and Samsung has continued to add more characters from the Disney universe to the feature. Samsung today announced that a new set of popular Disney characters is now available as AR Emojis on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Shareholders Approve Of Disney & Fox’s Merger

For the past few months we have been hearing about Disney’s attempt to acquire Fox. At some point it looked like the deal could have fallen apart as Comcast threw in a bid of their own, which Disney later countered. Turns out that the new figure offered by Disney was good enough because shareholders of both Disney and Fox have since approved the merger.

Carrie Fisher Will Appear In Star Wars: Episode IX

Back in 2016, fans of Star Wars were devastated to learn that Carrie Fisher, who was probably best known for her role as Princess Leia, had passed away. There were talks about whether or not she would be included in Star Wars: Episode IX through the use of CGI (as was done in Rogue One), but it was confirmed that she would not be appearing in the movie, CGI or […]

Comcast Officially Drops Their Bid For Fox, Congratulates Disney

By now everyone should have heard the news which is that Disney is interested in acquiring Fox and some of its assets. However just last month, Comcast decided that they wanted a slice of that pie and threw in a bid of their own, which for a moment made it seem like there was a possibility that Disney could lose on their bid.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Returns For One More Season

Fans of Star Wars might recall that about a decade ago, an animated series dubbed Star Wars: The Clone Wars was launched. Fans also probably recall how the series was cancelled back in 2013 which we’re sure many felt was a bit of a pity, although there is good news as Disney has decided to bring it back.

Comcast Drops 21st Century Fox Acquisition Bid

Disney made a $52.4 billion stock-based deal for 21st Century Fox’s TV and film assets but Comcast jumped in to spoil the party for Disney last month with its $65 billion offer. Not only did it come in with a higher offer, it actually made an all-cash offer for $35 per share. This would have resulted in a bidding war for the company and it did. Disney later upped its […]

Disney Launches An App That Makes Waiting In Line At Its Parks Less Boring

If you’ve ever been to a Disneyland theme park, then chances are you’re pretty familiar with the long queues that you’re faced with at each ride. This is an unfortunate consequence of Disney’s popularity, and if you want to ride the rides, you really have no choice but to stand in line and wait for your turn, which can take hours for the more popular ones.

Disney’s Acquisition Of Fox Approved By US DoJ With Some Caveats

For a moment it felt like Disney’s attempt to acquire Fox could be in jeopardy when Comcast threw in a bid of their own. However it seems that Disney really wants Fox when they countered with a substantially higher bid, and while all of this sounds good, there is the question of whether or not it will be approved by the US Department of Justice.

Lucasfilm Denies Star Wars Story Films Have Not Been Put On Hold

Recently there was a report that suggested that following the lukewarm reception of the Han Solo movie that the studio decided that they would put the Star Wars story films on hold. For those unfamiliar, these story films are basically Star Wars movies based on content that exists outside of the trilogy.