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Disney CEO Talks ‘Star Wars Episode VII,’ Says ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Movie Coming This Summer

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

The Walt Disney Company released their 2013 Shareholder letter on Tuesday and, in it, CEO Bob Iger talked about the latest in the world of Star Wars. In regards to Star Wars Episode VII, he said they’re very excited about the story and “should be releasing more information as production moves forward in the coming year.” Which, […]

Bob Iger and Willow Bay to Host Fundraiser for Sen. Patrick Leahy

Ron Meyer, Les Moonves, Michael Lynton, Brad Grey and Jim Gianopulos are among the co-hosts for the event to raise money for the Vermont senator's 2016 reelection campaign, set for next month in Los Angeles. read more

‘Star Wars’ Spin-Offs Won’t Mess With Skywalker Saga Episodes

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

With 90% of what Disney and Lucasfilm have planned for Star Wars still a mystery, any comment from one of the principals becomes noteworthy. Those principals are the man (metaphorically) signing the checks, Disney CEO Bob Iger, the director of Star Wars Episode VII J.J. Abrams, and the president of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy. Over the past few […]

Newswire: Of course there's going to be a Frozen musical on Broadway

Unsurprisingly, the now Golden Globe-winning animated movie Frozen is headed to Broadway. Walt Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger has confirmed that the massive hit will soon join the endless procession of movies transferred from screen to stage. Show More Summary

Disney Confirms ‘Frozen’ Will Head to Broadway

Disney CEO Bob Iger told Fortune that Frozen, the animation studio’s smashing success, will head to Broadway. No time frame has been announced, although Disney Theatrical Productions has said it is in ”early development for the stage.”...Show More Summary

Yes, Frozen Will Become a Broadway Musical

As expected, Disney's Frozen will be heading to Broadway. "We're not demanding speed," Walt Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger told Fortune, "We're demanding excellence." Perhaps they're also demanding advanced snow technology that allows talking snowman Olaf to be played by an actual snowman. These things take time.... More »

Bob Iger Weighs A Broadway Show For ‘Frozen’: Fortune

Bob Iger spoke to the business magazine for a gushy feature posted today about how the animated musical film was, as he put it, “my proudest moment as the CEO of the Walt Disney Company.” Senior Editor Jennifer Reingold says that Frozen...Show More Summary

Frozen Headed to Broadway

The day after Frozen won a Golden Globe for best animated film, Walt Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger confirmed to Fortune that the company wants the unconventional princess story to become a Broadway musical. Iger said Disney was currently in discussions to adapt the box office success for Broadway audiences, but declined to give a timeframe. Show More Summary

Twitter Cofounder Jack Dorsey Is Joining Disney's Board (DIS)

Jack Dorsey is joining the board of Disney. Dorsey is one of the cofounders of Twitter, and the company's chairman. He's also the CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. Disney CEO Bob Iger is on the board of Apple, so he's no stranger to tech. Show More Summary

Obama: I Want to Host ESPN's 'SportsCenter' When I Retire

The president put in his ask to Disney CEO Bob Iger at a private meeting with entertainment moguls during his Nov. 26 visit to Jeffrey Katzenberg's DreamWorks Animation. A version of this story first appeared in the Dec. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Show More Summary

Disney CEO Bob Iger Shares His Approach to Leadership at UCLA Awards Gala

Receiving the John Wooden Global Leadership Award, the veteran executive explained his style of helming Hollywood's biggest studio and marveled over the company's enduring success, 85 years after the birth of Mickey Mouse. Bob Iger,Show More Summary

Disney's Bob Iger receives UCLA John Wooden Leadership Award

Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger was honored with the UCLA Anderson School of Management John Wooden Global Leadership Award during an evening that celebrated impressive records.

Charlie Ergen Is “Cautiously Optimistic” About A Disney Deal

Dish Network’s chairman seems to be in sync with Disney CEO Bob Iger’s comments last week: Both execs say that they’re making progress toward a new program carriage agreement with Charlie Ergen telling analysts today that he’s “cautiously...Show More Summary

Disney and Lionsgate Working on ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Hunger Games’ Theme Park Attractions (respectively)

11 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has had more to say about Star Wars recently than pretty much since the acquisition of Lucasfilm by his company (can you believe it’s been over a year?). First the official release date for Episode VII was finally revealed…no title yet, but at least we know WHEN we can see the most […]

Disney’s Bob Iger Discusses ‘Star Wars’ Theme Park, ‘Episode VII’ Release Date

Disney CEO Bob Iger recently discussed the possibility of new Star Wars attractions in California and Florida. He also dropped a few details about the Episode VII release date. If you’re a fan of George Lucas’ franchise, then there’s certainly no shortage of information floating around this week. Show More Summary

Daredevil and Luke Cage Movies May Still Happen Says Disney CEO

11 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Bob Iger confirms that a Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. companion series is in the works for ABC. Find out what it could be, and more about the Netflix deal. [...]

Bob Iger says he chose Star Wars’ December 2015 release date to “optimize quality”

11 months agoEntertainment / Film : FilmDrunk

Disney chief Bob Iger says they chose Star Wars Episode VII's December 2015 release date in order to "optimize quality."

The Hunger Games Theme Park Attraction Coming Soon from Lionsgate

11 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Disney's Bob Iger confirms plans to expand its Star Wars presence at Disney Parks. While The Hunger Games attraction decides where to go. [...]

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