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July 26, 2018 - 6:37 pm
By Lindsey Ellefson (CNN) - - The Walt Disney Company plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all Disney-owned and operated locations by the middle of 2019, the company announced Thursday in a news release. Disney's ban on plastic straws follows similar decisions from...
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European Premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - London
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July 23, 2018 - 11:21 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Some in Hollywood are supporting James Gunn in the wake of Disney cutting ties with the director. Gunn was fired from "Guardians of the Galaxy 3" last week after tweets resurfaced from several years ago in which he made jokes about pedophilia and molestation. On...
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James Gunn
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July 22, 2018 - 9:20 am
By Sandra Gonzalez and Brian Lowry (CNN) -- Disney has parted ways with director James Gunn after a number of what the studio called "indefensible" tweets he wrote years ago resurfaced. "The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James' Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with...
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some of the touring company's actors from "Aladdin" stepped off stage to lead a special health and wellness workshop at the Christian Street YMCA for young fans.
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June 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Stars from a Broadway box office smash hit are using their show to encourage kids to get up and go. For the next week, the popular musical "Aladdin" will continue to bring some Disney magic to the Academy of Music for nightly performances. On Tuesday, some of the...
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In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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June 20, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The mouse is chasing the fox. Disney is upping the ante for Fox, making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox's entertainment businesses following Comcast's $65 billion offer for the company. The battle for Twenty-First Century Fox reflects a new...
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This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.
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June 17, 2018 - 1:27 pm
By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall. Disney...
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Wall Street
June 17, 2018 - 1:20 pm
Matt Egan and Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- 1. Merger mania: Judge Richard Leon might be the new MVP of Wall Street. His landmark decision last week to green-light AT&T's takeover of Time Warner removed a huge cloud hanging over the M&A business. A wave of mergers could come next...
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 Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
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June 13, 2018 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and rejected the government's argument that...
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Danny Devito
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June 13, 2018 - 9:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney has released its first teaser trailer for Tim Burton's remake of the classic "Dumbo." The live-action film stars Danny DeVito, Colin Farrell, Alan Arkin, Eva Green and Michal Keaton. Video of Dumbo Official Teaser Trailer Originally released in 1941, "Dumbo" is the story...
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This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York.
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June 13, 2018 - 7:12 am
By Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would...
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