Week in Review & This Week in Entertainment: Dec. 8

Leaked Sony Emails Reveal Nasty Exchanges and Insults
In the latest fallout from the cyber-attack saga that’s enveloping Sony Pictures, a nasty exchange between studio co-chair Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin, and an ugly bashing by the hard-charging producer of key figures in the industry, including Angelina Jolie and financier Megan Ellison, appeared in several emails that leaked online Tuesday.

Golden Globes: ‘Birdman,’ ‘Fargo’ Top Nominations
Michael Keaton’s “Birdman” is flying high with seven nominations for the 72nd annual Golden Globes, followed by five apiece for “Boyhood” and “The Imitation Game.”

‘Star Wars’ Theme Park Attractions to Be Based on New Films, Not Old
Two years after buying Lucasfilm for $4 billion, Disney is starting to reveal just how “Star Wars” will be integrated into the company’s theme parks, with main attractions to be based on the new sequels and spinoffs.

FX’s ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Hits Series Highs in Finale
The ladies of “Victoria’s Secret” provided stiff competition, but FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” ended its run on Tuesday night with series-high ratings — and perhaps the largest-ever audience for a telecast on the network.

FX Orders Pilot for Comedy Starring ‘Community’s’ Donald Glover
FX has given a pilot order to “Atlanta,” a comedy starring “Community’s” Donald Glover as an aspiring rap star.

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This Week in Entertainment 1966

Walt Disney, who founded the Walt Disney Company along with his brother Roy O. Disney and brought the world such beloved cartoon characters as MIckey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy as well as theme parks that bear his name, died suddenly on Dec. 15, 1966, after being diagnosed with lung cancer the previous November. Disney was a longtime smoker, though he took great pains to never been seen smoking around children.

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