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Disney Studio Boss Rich Ross Is Out

After just three years in the job, Rich Ross is out as the head of Walt Disney Studios. The Los Angeles Times says the move "calls into question [Disney CEO] Robert Iger's ambitious attempt to modernize the 89-year-old studio" in the face of faltering DVD and box office sales throughout ... More »
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