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Jul 12 2023
Bob Iger’s sequel at Walt Disney Co. just got renewed for a few more seasons.
Disney said late Wednesday that its board has extended the chief executive’s contract through December 2026, praising Iger’s “successful leadership record and ongoing strategic transformation of the company.”
Disney stock gained 0.6% in the extended session Wednesday after the news.
May 01 2023
A Florida tourism board aligned with Governor Ron DeSantis in his battle against Disney vowed to counter-sue the entertainment giant after it went to court claiming DeSantis and the board violated its First Amendment rights by invalidating a longstanding deal that gave it special authority over its Sunshine State theme parks. The new legal broadside is just the latest in a running disputeThe Daily Wire
Jul 19 2023
A July 7 Facebook video begins with a screenshot of a headline that reads, "DISNEY EXECUTIVE REVEALS SHOCKING NEXT PHASE FOR COMPANY – NOBODY SAW THIS COMING…OR DID THEY?"
The video then shows a man walking up to a podium and speaking to a table of city council members.
"Thank you, I'm Alan Bergman," the man says. "I'm the co-chair of the entertainment division at Disney and weUSA TODAY Fact Check
Jul 16 2023
Disney has replaced Snow White’s seven dwarfs with ‘magical creatures’ in its live-action remake of the famous fairytale film from 1937, according to the New York Post. The seven dwarfs have been scrapped and replaced by ‘magical creatures’ of all sizes, races and genders, according to the New York Post. The politically correct characters accompanying Snow White, played by Hispanic actressThe Daily Caller
May 22 2023
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
In an election season when Republican elephants and Democratic donkeys are poised for a fierce battle for control in Washington, it’s beginning to look like next year’s elections could be decided by a mouse.
Mickey, that is.
The avatar for the Walt Disney Company is unlikely to appear in campaign ads during the 2024 election cycle, but the corporateDan Schnur
May 01 2023
The board overseeing Walt Disney World’s special district filed a lawsuit against the company on Monday, days after Disney sued the panel for revoking a deal that gave the resort broad development powers—the latest development in Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ battle with the company over its opposition to the state’s controversial “Don’t Say Gay” law. The lawsuit, filed in a Tallahassee federalForbes
Jul 20 2023
They say everything is bigger in Texas, but our neighbors to the north had something to say about that on Thursday, July 20. After hearing the excitement for a the potential North Texas theme park that could rival entertainment giants such as Disney or Six Flags, the state of Oklahoma announced a competing project, the American Heartland Theme Park and Resort. The new Disney-sizedLaredo Morning Times
Jun 01 2023
U.S. District Judge Mark Walker has ruled against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in several high-profile cases in the past. The federal judge handling Walt Disney Co.’s lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recused himself Thursday, landing the case in the hands of a judge who has in the past sided with the governor in blocking challenges to the sex-education law at the heart of the lawsuit. U.Wall Street Journal (News)
Aug 09 2023
The Disney+ streaming service lost 300,000 subscribers in the United States and Canada in the most recent quarter — an ominous sign for the studio as it continues to pour billions of dollars into new streaming content that is flopping with viewers.
To make matters worse for its fans, the Walt Disney Company is hiking Disney+’s monthly subscription price to $13.99 from $10.99 — a 27Breitbart News
Aug 09 2023
El Presidente Has Control of His Stool Again Barstool Sports co-founder Dave Portnoy announced on Tuesday evening that he had bought back Barstool from Penn Entertainment, the casino operator and online gambling company that had purchased it for around $550 million in two transactions beginning in 2020. “For the first time in a decade, I own 100 percent of Barstool Sports,” Portnoy said in anBreitbart News