No word yet from Bob Iger about who might run Walt Disney Studios after Rich Ross was pushed aside as chairman last month. But the CEO told the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference today that his film strategy is “clear.” It includes two animated films a year, one from Pixar and the other from Disney. Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger had to know that he’d face the ESPN question this morning at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference. The Wall Street firm has led the pack in warning that sports programming contributes to rising pay TV prices — and that could become a big turn-off for consumers in a stagnant economy. Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger’s been all over the place lately, including a meeting this week of ABC affiliates. It’s “the first time in years” that he has showed at one of these gatherings, Broadcasting & Cable reports. The magazine says that he spoke to representatives of about 200 affiliates for about a half hour. Show More Summary
Broadcasters are seeing red about the new ad-zapping Auto Hop feature on Dish Network’s Hopper DVRs. But Disney CEO Bob Iger didn’t want to address it directly in an interview today on Fox Business Network. ”I’m in the hands of our great legal counsel,” he says. Show More Summary
Wall Street dislikes the movie business and hated CEO Bob Iger’s 2009 agreement to pay $4.2B for Marvel, especially after he paid $7.5B for Pixar. So, does the huge success for The Avengers give him the right to boast that he was right...Show More Summary
With the pieces for one fairy tale origin story falling into place, Disney’s taking a step toward getting another underway. Last spring, Disney chief Bob Iger revealed that his studio was looking into a film adaptation of Peter and the Starcatchers, a 2004 Peter Pan prequel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Now they’ve taken [...]
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert A. Iger reaped a $26.6-million gain from the sale of company stock.
Yesterday, Disney's CEO Bob Iger announced that The Avengers sequel is in the works.
Let’s all step back from Deadline Wherever‘s splashy headline “Disney Announces ‘Avengers 2? In Development” to properly contextualize just what it is that Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced today. While Deadline’s story reads (for now,...Show More Summary
. THE WRITING WAS already on the studio wall. On Tuesday, Disney honcho Bob Iger simply crossed the “T’s” in “The Avengers Two.” Read full article >>
Whoa!! What a shocker, LOL!! After breaking all those records and raking in over $700 million… we totally weren't expecting an Avengers sequel, HA!! Jokes aside, it's always nice to get confirmation. :) Disney CEO Bob Iger happily announced the news Tuesday. Meanwhile, Marvel fans everywhere are running down the streets in their favorite capes, [...]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co plans to follow its blockbuster movie "The Avengers" with a sequel at a future date that is not yet determined, Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Tuesday.
Sorry to play Captain Obvious with you, but we thought you might like to know that Disney CEO Bob Iger has officially announced that Marvel Studios is developing a sequel to last weekend’s box office (Hulk) smash, The Avengers. The superhero opus has raked in $700 million so far, and the news comes after the [...]
He updates on the future of the Marvel film universe
Briefly: This is from the ‘no kidding’ department, but Disney CEO Bob Iger announced today during an earnings conference call that Marvel Studios is in development on a sequel to the $700 million hit The Avengers. I don’t think there is a single person who thought Marvel would not develop a sequel, but Iger announced [...]
One analyst posed an interesting question to Disney CEO Bob Iger in the just-completed conference call to discuss fiscal Q2 earnings: In the wake of his decision last month to fire Disney Studios Chairman Rich Ross, and considering how...Show More Summary
Less than a week after the premiere of "The Avengers," Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed there will be a sequel to Earth's Mightiest Movie following sequels to "Iron Man," "Thor" and "Captain America."
In a move that will come as a surprise to only the most dullardly of beef-headed lumpskulls, Disney CEO Bob Iger today announced plans to develop a sequel to The [...]
It’s official – there’s a sequel underway for The Avengers! Disney CEO Bob Iger made the announcement during a conference call, calling the action flick’s success “a great illustration of why we like Marvel so much.” The Avengers – co-starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, and Tom [...]
Still at the start of its rapidly-increasing box office take, Marvel's The Avengers is already set to be followed next year by Iron Man 2 and Thor 2 with Captain America 2 following in 2014. Today, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger spoke...Show More Summary