Brett Dicker, an exec in Disney's marketing and publicity department for 23 years, died Tuesday in Woodland Hills, Calif. of heart failure. He was 63. He most recently served as exec VP of marketing…
The news comes less than a week after Cook was voted treasurer of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
New president will succeed Hawk Koch.
That's the challenge Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are facing with Jackie Robinson biopic "42," touting it as "The true story of an American legend."
Disney has hammered home one message lately: It wants to return to the family fare its brand is built upon.