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Forky
Consumer Product Safety Commission
July 09, 2019 - 11:41 am
By Susan Scutti (CNN) — One new toy story is a need-to-know for parents: Disney has voluntarily recalled 80,000 "Forky" plush toys, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission . The 11-inch toy is a soft, stuffed replica of a character in Disney Pixar's "Toy Story 4" movie. It can pose a...
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Little Mermaid
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July 09, 2019 - 10:46 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- The original Ariel is reportedly defending the casting of Halley Bailey in the new "Little Mermaid." Backlash over the black singer being chosen to portray Ariel in the live action version of the hit 1989 Disney animated film culminated last week in #NotMyAriel...
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Halle Bailey, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid."
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July 04, 2019 - 8:22 am
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Halle Bailey will be belting out tunes under the sea very soon. The singer, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid." Bailey took to Twitter to say it was a "dream...
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Costumed Cinderella and Majordomo appear before guests at an event marking the inclusion of Disney's "Cinderella" into the National Film Registry on its 70th anniversary, Thursday night, June 20, 2019 at the Library of Congress in Washington.
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June 21, 2019 - 11:57 am
By Oscar Wells Gabriel II, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — No one arrived in a horse-drawn carriage. But there was valet parking for the guests invited to a "mini-ball" held at the Library of Congress in honor of the Disney film "Cinderella." The Thursday evening event featured a costumed...
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Disney firefirghters
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May 31, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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This June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York. Disney has struck a deal with Comcast that gives it full control of streaming service Hulu.
Dan Goodman/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 9:37 am
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney is taking full control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities. Disney said Tuesday that it's taking operational control of the streaming service immediately. NBCUniversal owns 33% of Hulu right now. According to the agreement, Disney can demand Comcast...
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Two more "Star Wars" films will follow in December of 2024 and 2026, according to Disney, which unveiled a new schedule that also includes release dates for four "Avatar" sequels.
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May 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Disney announced on Tuesday that it is producing three more "Star Wars" films that will hit theaters starting in 2022. That means there will be a three year hiatus between "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," which hits theaters on December 20, and the next...
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This Jan. 24, 2019, file photo shows a Comcast truck in Pittsburgh. Comcast Corp. reports earns on Thursday, April 25.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
April 25, 2019 - 11:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast kept shedding cable customers and adding home internet customers in its most recent quarter. Traditional TV providers are losing customers at an increasing rate while streaming companies pop up seemingly every few weeks . To deal with that industry shift online from...
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In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File
April 23, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Will Smith, NASA, Fortnite and Disney are among the 2019 Webby Award winners for internet excellence. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced the winners Tuesday. Smith's The Jump won a Webby for events and live stream video while Disney was chosen the...
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Brie Larson takes a selfie with a fan as she arrives at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
April 23, 2019 - 9:07 am
By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were more than a few sniffles from the audience at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" Monday night in Los Angeles, which Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth proudly admitted contributing to. "I don't know about you, but I cried like six times,"...
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