Disney is turning to Jon Favreau to helm its live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book.” The studio is in negotiations with the “Iron Man” director to turn the film into a new…
A quixotic snowman who longs to experience summer handily steals the show in "Frozen," Disney's 53rd in-house animated feature and one of its most classical.
The Huffington Post has published a piece suggesting that fans “stop freaking out” about the next chapter in the “Star Wars” saga. Well, good luck with that. That’s not to say the column doesn’t make…
Margaret Dean, director of production for Mattel’s Playground Productions and Kristy Scanlan, VP of business development, animation and games at Technicolor have been tapped as co-presidents of the…
John Sloss’s Cinetic Media has unveiled the metric “multi-screen gross” as a means of combining consumer payments at home and in theaters for day-and-date releases. "At Cinetic, we strongly believe…
Newly appointed Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins has made his first senior hire: Elaine Paul, previously head of strategy and business development at Disney, has joined the Internet TV company as chief…
J.J. Abrams and “Star Wars” veteran Lawrence Kasdan have taken over screenwriting duties on “Star Wars: Episode VII,” replacing “Toy Story 3”-scribe Michael Arndt, who was originally hired to pen the…
Ronnie Screwvala the iconic head of Disney-UTV is to quit the powerhouse Indian company with effect from Jan. 1, 2014. He will be replaced by his current number two Siddharth Roy Kapur.
British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Disney International Chairman Andy Bird kicked off the 4th International Abu Dhabi Media Summit Tuesday with separate but intersecting takes on…
Fox International Channels has acquired a quartet of TV shows from Disney Media Distribution for its TV channels in South East Asia, it was announced at CASBAA.
The behind-the-scenes story of "Mary Poppins" has been brought to the screen with a surplus of old-fashioned Disney showmanship and excellent performances from Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks.