Devon Staples, the man famous for performing Gaston at Walt Disney World, died while launching a firework off his head over the Fourth of July weekend. Stephen McCausland, spokesperson for the Main Department of Public Safety, said that...Show More Summary
This isn't intended to pick on Walt Disney and those behind Tomorrowland yet again. They took a swing, they missed, it happens, and I'm happy they let Brad Bird step up to the plate. But the film is a pretty big box office whiff, earning just over $200 million worldwide thus far on [...]
The latest tracking for Walt Disney's Ant-Man points to an opening weekend of around $65 million come July 17th. That would put it exactly on par with the $65m debuts of Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger back in 2011. And indeed those were the last two Marvel films that were non-sequel non-ensemble superhero origin [...]
By Robert Niles: With Pixar-themed attractions expected to fill a substantial portion of the space that Walt Disney World is clearing in its Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park, let's take a look at other Pixar-themed attractions around the world. Show More Summary
It's only natural for an entertainment corporation as massive as The Walt Disney Company, with IP holdings that span the likes of Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, to be exploring the potential of virtual reality. It's something John Vignocchi,...Show More Summary
It's all a massive feedback loop. A 1957 infographic of Walt Disney's corporate theory reveals a complex web of strategic channels. The illustration might be nearly 60 years old, but it's still the basis of the brand's success. Read Full Story
It's been five years since the Walt Disney Company bought Marvel. Did they get their money's worth?
The last time Southwest extended their schedule, they just missed the most popular running event in Florida – the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend. But, they have extended the schedule today and that weekend easily makes it into the new booking calendar. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: In case you missed it: Part One ? How a Walt Disney World Bar Set a New Standard for Theme Park Attractions Take a look at any attraction attendance report and you will find the same names near the top: Disney and Universal. Show More Summary
The Walt Disney Co. has tapped Treasurer Christine McCarthy to be its new chief financial officer.
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said it named Christine McCarthy as its chief financial officer. McCarthy had previously served as Disney's treasurer over the past 15 years. Disney said in June that James Rasulo, a 29-year veteran of the media company, would step down as CFO at the end of the month. Show More Summary
Walt Disney World has announced that they will be closing DisneyQuest sometime in 2016, and bringing an end to their “indoor interactive theme park.” The announcement comes as Downtown Disney is being transformed into Disney Springs which will bring in over 150 retailers, restaurants, and experiences. Show More Summary
The Walt Disney Company has folded its children’s publishing business into its interactive media division, as part of an overall realignment of Disney Consumer Products and Disney Interactive. Leslie Ferraro, co-chair, Disney Consumer...Show More Summary
Now that The Walt Disney Company owns Lucasfilm, the burden of creating new games in the canonical Star Wars universe falls on Electronic Arts, who is behind the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront multiplayer […]
By Robert Niles: Another day, another attraction closing at the Walt Disney World Resort. One day after confirming the closure of the Magic of Disney Animation pavilion at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney World today confirmed that DisneyQuest in Downtown Disney's West Side will close by next year. Show More Summary
Everybody knows Tivoli Gardens, the famous Copenhagen amusement park that Walt Disney purportedly modeled Disneyland after, but Dyrehavsbakken, or just Bakken as it is generally known, located just north of the Danish Capitol, is the original, and far more interesting park. Dyrehavsbakken ("The Deer Park Hill") is the world's oldest amusement park. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: The Walt Disney World Resort today confirmed that it will close the Magic of Disney Animation pavilion at Disney's Hollywood Studios next month. One of the original attractions at what opened in 1989 as the Disney-MGM...Show More Summary
Disney Infinity will continue under a new division at The Walt Disney Company.
Walt Disney Co. is merging its interactive and consumer products divisions in response to "changing consumer preferences in a marketplace increasingly influenced by technology," the Burbank company said Monday.
Walt Disney Co. is merging Disney Interactive, which produces video games and online content, with Disney Consumer Products, which licenses and develops toys and other products based on the company’s intellectual property.