So after 2024, Disney can't use Fox searchlight for example internationally? Or do you just mean the non-sold sport units?
Interesting. This makes me wonder if part of this deal will eventually lead to a Disney/Comcast merger(which would cause a monopoly). But there's no doubt they'll find a way to pass all the approvals.Walt Disney agrees to a deal with Comcast that will see it take control of content-streaming platform Hulu for at least $27.5 billion.www.thestreet.com
I think you will see comcast create their own "entertainment ecosystem" for lack of a better term. Further consolidation until there are 3 or 4 companies.Interesting. This makes me wonder if part of this deal will eventually lead to a Disney/Comcast merger(which would cause a monopoly). But there's no doubt they'll find a way to pass all the approvals.
No studio is out of the running...An update on the JJ abrams deal. Disney seems to be out of the running. With Warner Media and and Apple in the lead.
Though no decision has been made, J.J. Abrams looks to be closing in on a destination for a new mega-deal for his production company Bad Robot that could be valued at nearly half a billion dollars.…variety.com
However, as far as we know, none of four studios vying for Abrams’ services has been informed that they are no longer in contention.
Well, they either need to buy a huge library of content (like Disney did with Fox) or throw billions at every production company in the world to churn out new content (like Netflix is doing) or be an aggregator of many sources like Hulu and the dozens of other aggregators that survive on ad-supported streaming.You know Apple are going to throw money to get o bolster their lacklustre Apple TV+ service
Does this mean they will now bring out real official jewelry from the movie?A clue in this Sunday's New York Times crossword wanted the name of Anastasia's love interest in "Disney's Anastasia."
I was about to go all nuclear on the Times to correct them that Anastasia isn't a Disney princess when I remembered: oh yeah, now she is.
Disney should rebuy them for the Hulu library.Apparently Miramax is up for sale.
MGM, Lionsgate, Viacom and Sony have all kicked the tires in recent weeks for either an outright purchase or a significant stake, say sources.www.hollywoodreporter.com