Disney will take a $50 million film writedown in the September quarter for stopping work on an untitled stop-motion pic helmed by Henry Selick.
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Disney has decided not to move forward with Henry Selick's untitled stop-motion pic, ending production on the film that was scheduled for release Oct. 4, 2013.
The Mouse House has tapped Alan Horn as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, effective June 11. He replaces Rich Ross, who exited in April.
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The Maze Runner
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A Walk Among the Tombstones
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This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Disney chief Robert Iger is expected to go outside the Mouse House to find the next chairman of Walt Disney Studios after Rich Ross resigned from the post on Friday, Variety has learned.
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Disney Music Group chairman Bob Cavallo has announced his retirement, effective Jan. 31, 2012, after 13 years at the top of the company.
Disney plans to spin off Pixar's "Cars" franchise first with "Planes," that features a cast of new airborne characters.
Disney is taking another shot at turning its iconic Haunted Mansion theme park ride into a feature film, tapping Guillermo del Toro to develop and direct the 3D live-action pic.
Former Disney exec Mark Zoradi has joined Imax Corp. as a non-executive strategic advisor and will advise the company on film acquisition, distribution and marketing, as well as studio and exhibitor…