At a conference of media mavens here Wednesday, Walt Disney Co. prexy Bob Iger continued to duck speculation that he is being groomed to succeed CEO Michael Eisner.
Since the collapse of its talks with Disney in January, computer animation powerhouse Pixar has uttered barely a peep about which studio will become its next partner starting in 2006.
Animation powerhouse Pixar had no news on the studio partnership front as it reported another boffo quarter's earnings thanks to stronger-than-expected sales of "Finding Nemo" on homevideo.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
Yahoo! chief financial officer Susan Decker has been tapped to join the board of 3-D animation powerhouse Pixar.
Regardless of who becomes its new distribution partner, Pixar plans to start self-financing its own films in 2006 after its contract with Disney ends.
Outgoing Pixar animation chief financial officer Ann Mather has been named to the board of directors of Euro broadcast group Central European Media Enterprises.
Pixar Animation Studios has tapped former Fox exec Simon Bax to replace Ann Mather as the company's chief financial officer and executive veep, when she retires from the toon giant in May.
If Steve Jobs wants to make more money on store shelves, he should make WB his new home. That's Time Warner Entertainment and Networks chairman Jeffrey Bewkes' case for why his studio would be the…
MGM's chairman-CEO Alex Yemenidjian said Tuesday he wants to do a deal with newly single Pixar and that the Lion is "the most perfect fit" among potential partners.
Walt Disney chief operating officer Robert Iger said Thursday that the Mouse isn't likely to renew talks with Pixar, even as shares of Steve Jobs' animation studio jumped on a surprising market rumor…