Not that Disney had any reason to be concerned over its $4 billion purchase of Lucasfilm, but "of all our worries, 'Star Wars' is not one of them," said Walt Disney Co. chief financial officer Jay…
Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
The Walt Disney Studios clearly went to the D23 Expo to impress, offering up its big hitters like Thor, Captain America, Maleficent, Cinderella, even Mary Poppins. But as it promoted 11 live action…
For the past six years, Club Penguin has been the top virtual world for kids. But as its members have grown up, or turned their short attention spans elsewhere, the social network has risked becoming…
Representing A-list movie stars is obviously a great gig -- until you look at the summer box office results.
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
Given the disappointing performance of "The Lone Ranger," Disney will be forced to write off the Jerry Bruckheimer Western as a loss. Some analysts are saying the writedown could be as high as $190…
When it comes to licensing, Disney is the undisputed king of the castle. The Mouse House generated $39.4 billion in retail sales from licensing, dominating the category with 80% marketshare…
As studios produce more summer tenptoles based on established brands, they're looking to take a larger share of the nearly $50 billion in licensed merchandise sales generated from film and TV…
Nerd alert: In July, crazy fanboys in "Star Wars" costumes will run across the Golden Gate Bridge holding lightsabers and wearing crazy grins across their faces.