Disney CEO Bob Iger’s compensation package for 2016, at $43.9 million, was down 2.3% vs 2015, according to the company proxy just filed at the SEC. But it was basically flat when you consider that the earlier period covered 53 weeks,...Show More Summary
Star Wars: The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams and Disney CEO Bob Iger also released statements addressing Fisher's death. The post George Lucas, Harrison Ford Issue Statements on Carrie Fisher’s Death appeared first on CBR.com.
Disney and Lucasfilm have released statements following the passing of Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Disney CEO Bob Iger both spoke of Carrie‘s immense talent and how special she made the Star Wars saga. “Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us [...]
Today in Entertainment: Carrie Fisher dies, George Michael sought 'serious' artistry Dec. 27, 2016, 2:02 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today: Carrie Fisher dies at 60 Appreciation: George Michael always knew he was a serious artist Debate shows...
The Star Wars family immediately began expressing their reactions today to the death of Princess Leia; the wry, beloved Carrie Fisher who passed away at the age of 60. Fisher reprised her role as the Rebel royal in last year’s Star Wars:...Show More Summary
WHILE MANY other studios were purchasing properties, Disney was buying mythologies. As “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” opens to nearly $300 million worldwide, it’s easy to think that Disney chief executive Bob Iger was simply investing in popular characters when he guided the $4 billion-plus buys of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars and Marvel’s available vaults […]
Last weekend, Disney CEO Bob Iger declared that Rogue One “is not a film that is, in any way, a political film." Suzy Rice, the designer behind Star Wars' instantaneously recognizable title logo, agrees. "At no point, however, have I ever viewed the Star Wars literary canon to be a ... More »
Even if Disney's Bob Iger doesn't want anyone to view Rogue One as a political film, we all know Star Wars is very political, and that Rogue One is coming out at an unusual time for American audiences. In an interview on Conan, Diego Luna addressed that tension directly.
JUST DAYS ahead of Friday’s opening of the latest Star Wars film, Disney CEO Bob Iger told the Hollywood Reporter that “Rogue One” is not a political film. Iger might not see “political statements” in the new movie, but he cannot deny the roots of the franchise. That is, unless he honestly believes that a […]
In exactly what universe is a film about a small band of rebels fighting against an oppressive Empire not "in any way a political film?" Apparently, one that exists long ago in a galaxy far, far away?
Rogue One is not about politics, Disney’s CEO has insisted. Bob Iger has defended the new Star Wars movie following calls for a boycott by Donald Trump supporters. Iger defended Rogue One: A Star Wars Story amid claims of political bias, according to A.V. Show More Summary
Following last week’s dust-up involving sensitive white-supremacist snowflakes complaining that Star Wars wasn’t doing enough to cater to them, Disney CEO Bob Iger has stepped forward to proclaim that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story isShow More Summary
At the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story this weekend, Disney CEO Bob Iger said, “It is not a film that is, in any way, a political film. There are no political statements in it, at all.” That cannot be true. Star Wars is, and always has been, inherently political. Read more...
In this edition of Rogue One Bits: A new featurette explores Alan Tudyk‘s K-2SO. Go behind the scenes of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘s biggest battle. Disney CEO Bob Iger responds to that Star Wars boycott. A bunch of new aliens and droids have been revealed. Show More Summary
Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger has been named to a new policy forum created by President-elect Donald Trump. The President’s Strategic and Policy Forum includes several business heavyweights, among them JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, General Motors Chief Executive...
President-elect Donald Trump said today he is establishing the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, which is composed of some of the country’s most respected and successful business leaders. The Forum will be chaired by Blackstone chairman, CEO and co-founder Stephen A. Show More Summary
Last night, ABC aired The Wonderful World of Disney Holiday Celebration, and along with it came an exclusive look at Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Disney CEO Bob Iger introduced the extended TV spot that mostly features footage thatShow More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger has presided over a historic time at the company, which has seen big pickups like Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm (and "Star Wars" with it). During Iger's tenure, Disney's stock is up over four times, according to Variety. In...Show More Summary
I don’t know about you, but when the governments of the world collapse and civilization dissolves into chaos, and we’re reduced to living in a world where the biggest corporations battle for control of the surviving population, I’ll probably end up joining Team Disney. Show More Summary
The rise of digital media is causing real trouble for Mouse House CEO Bob Iger