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Just months after Disney’s $71.3 billion Fox acquisition, the 20th Century Fox is feeling the pressure from its new corporate parent.

After the major flop of “Dark Phoenix,” Disney box Bob Iger publicly spoke down on Fox’s box office performance this year, signaling clashing behind-the-scenes between the two newly-merged companies. To add even more heat, Disney has swept the 2019 box office with hits like “Lion King,” “Toy Story 4” and the final “Avengers,” breaking an all-time record for the largest annual studio haul with more than $7.5 billion by just halfway through the summer.

Variety senior correspondent, Elizabeth Wagmeister, sits down with executive editor of film and media, Brent Lang, to discuss how the tension between Disney and Fox will impact film releases moving forward.

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