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George Lucus Among Eight New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 EXPO 2015 George Lucus Among Eight New Disney Legends to Be Honored During D23 EXPO 2015
by Movies News Desk - July 14, 2015

Star Wars creator George Lucas, composer Danny Elfman, All My Children star Susan Lucci, Disney Animator Andreas Deja and other beloved contributors to the Disney legacy will be named and honored as official Disney Legends during D23 EXPO 2015... (more...)
James A. Rasulo to Step Down as Chief Financial Officer of The Walt Disney Company James A. Rasulo to Step Down as Chief Financial Officer of The Walt Disney Company
by Movies News Desk - June 01, 2015

James A. Rasulo will step down as chief financial officer of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) effective June 30, 2015... (more...)
Go behind the Scenes with Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars & Walt Disney Parks at D23 Expo 2015 Go behind the Scenes with Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars & Walt Disney Parks at D23 Expo 2015
by Movies News Desk - May 07, 2015

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announces the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 EXPO 2015, August 14–16. The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will kick off the Expo on Friday, August 14.... (more...)
Drew Goddard to Write, Direct Sony's Spider-Man Reboot? Drew Goddard to Write, Direct Sony's Spider-Man Reboot?
by Movies News Desk - March 02, 2015

With Sony officially rebooting its Spider-Man franchise, sans Andrew Garfield while integrating it within the Marvel Universe, Deadline reports that Drew Goddard is currently meeting with studio execs to write and direct the film. Goddard was previously attached to Sony's planned AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ... (more...)
SPIDER-MAN to Join Marvel's Iron Man & More in the Movies! SPIDER-MAN to Join Marvel's Iron Man & More in the Movies!
by Movies News Desk - February 10, 2015

Spider-Man will be joining Marvel superheroes Iron Man and Captain America in the movies!... (more...)
Thomas O. Staggs Named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company Thomas O. Staggs Named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company
by Movies News Desk - February 05, 2015

Thomas O. Staggs has been named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.... (more...)
CEO Says Disney Would Love to Make New INDIANA JONES Films CEO Says Disney Would Love to Make New INDIANA JONES Films
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

Disney has good news in store for INDIANA JONES fans, if they can be patient.... (more...)
Disney's Upcoming STAR WARS Theme Park Attractions Inspired by New Films Disney's Upcoming STAR WARS Theme Park Attractions Inspired by New Films
by Movies News Desk - December 10, 2014

STAR WARS will soon be making its way into Disney Parks - but don't expect the upcoming attractions to be based on George Lucas' original films.... (more...)
Robert A. Iger to Stay on as Walt Disney Company's Chairman and CEO Through 2018 Robert A. Iger to Stay on as Walt Disney Company's Chairman and CEO Through 2018
by Movies News Desk - October 02, 2014

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger's contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through June 30, 2018.... (more...)
Jon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs Event Jon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs Event
by Movies News Desk - September 09, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer will be honored with the 2015 Milestone Award. The award will be presented to Mr. Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century... (more...)
Disney Developing STAR WARS Theme Park Expansion Disney Developing STAR WARS Theme Park Expansion
by Movies News Desk - August 06, 2014

Disney isn't just bringing STAR WARS back to the big screen - it'll soon be expanding its theme park presence.... (more...)
The Academy Announces Major Gifts from the Dolby Family and Laboratories The Academy Announces Major Gifts from the Dolby Family and Laboratories
by Movies News Desk - July 15, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide cutting-edge audiovisual technology in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' movie theaters.... (more...)
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Named '2014 CEO of the Year' Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger Named '2014 CEO of the Year'
by Movies News Desk - July 14, 2014

Chief Executive magazine today announced that Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has been named '2014 CEO of the Year,' an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of CEO peers.... (more...)
First Look - Peter Mayhew as STAR WAR's Chewbacca First Look - Peter Mayhew as STAR WAR's Chewbacca
by Movies News Desk - May 05, 2014

Lucasfilm shared a new photo on their Instagram account featuring Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger and a Wookie!... (more...)
Photo Flash: Josh Gad & More Celebrate 90 Years of Disney Animaiton Photo Flash: Josh Gad & More Celebrate 90 Years of Disney Animaiton
by Movies News Desk - December 11, 2013

On December 10th Bob Iger, John Lasseter, Alan Horn and Ed Catmull hosted a cocktail reception in Legends Plaza on the Disney lot to celebrate 90 years of Walt Disney Animation with Disney legends, filmmakers, artists, and voice talent.... (more...)
Steven Spielberg & Jeffrey Katzenberg Each Donate $10 Million to Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Steven Spielberg & Jeffrey Katzenberg Each Donate $10 Million to Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
by Movies News Desk - November 19, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. In recognition of these gifts, the two main galleries on the lobby floor of the Academy Museum will be named for Katzenberg and ... (more...)
Producers Guild to Honor BOB IGER with 2014 Milestone Award Producers Guild to Honor BOB IGER with 2014 Milestone Award
by Movies News Desk - October 09, 2013

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that The Walt Disney Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Iger, will be honored with the 2014 Milestone Award.... (more...)
VIDEO: Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Talks STAR WARS: EPISODE VII VIDEO: Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Talks STAR WARS: EPISODE VII
by Movies News Desk - July 28, 2013

Not only did Star Wars Celebration Europe reveal the news that John Williams will be returning to score STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, but also Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy took time to discuss the upcoming movie at a panel with Warwick Davis. She talked about spending time with J.J. Abrams and the... (more...)
VIDEO: Official: John Williams Talks Scoring STAR WARS: EPISODE VII! VIDEO: Official: John Williams Talks Scoring STAR WARS: EPISODE VII!
by Movies News Desk - July 27, 2013

It's official! Longtime STAR WARS composer John Williams will be returning to score the franchise's latest entry, STAR WARS: EPISODE VII. ComingSoon.net confirmed that Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced the news today at Star Wars Celebration Europe. Below, the legendary composer talks a... (more...)
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Announces Three Major Naming Gifts Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Announces Three Major Naming Gifts
by Movies News Desk - July 22, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received three $5 million naming gifts... (more...)
DISNEY CEO Bog Iger to Open D23 Expo DISNEY CEO Bog Iger to Open D23 Expo
by Movies News Desk - July 16, 2013

D23 Expo 2013 will celebrate its grand opening with a welcome from Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger... (more...)
Bob Iger to Remain with Disney Through June 30, 2016 Bob Iger to Remain with Disney Through June 30, 2016
by Movies News Desk - July 01, 2013

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger's tenure as CEO and Chairman through the expiration of his contract on June 30, 2016 under his existing contractual terms as CEO.... (more...)
John Williams to Score STAR WARS: EPISODE VII? John Williams to Score STAR WARS: EPISODE VII?
by Movies News Desk - May 01, 2013

At a STAR TREK press conference in Berlin yesterday, director J.J. Abrams let it slip that Williams will probably return for EPISODE VII, though nothing is solidified yet.... (more...)
'Beach Party' Star Annette Funicello Dies at Age 70 'Beach Party' Star Annette Funicello Dies at Age 70
by Movies News Desk - April 08, 2013

Actress Annette Funicello, long-time Disney and Beach Party star, passed away on Monday April 8 at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, CA, at the age of 70.... (more...)
The Academy Announces Naming Of The David Geffen Theater The Academy Announces Naming Of The David Geffen Theater
by Movies News Desk - April 08, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $25 million commitment from The David Geffen Foundation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.... (more...)




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