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
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
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 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 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
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. [...]
Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses Marvel's Netflix deal; "Star Wars" sets a release date; check out Agent 13 in new "Captain America 2" photo & more.
Briefly: Three numbers made Thursday a big day in the world of Star Wars: 12/18/15. That’s the day J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII will finally hit theaters in what’s sure to be one of the most hyped openings of all-time. In a new interview, Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke about choosing that date and […]
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Disney Infinity has sold more than 1 million of its $75 starter packs across all platforms. Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed that figure during a post-earnings release conference call today, saying that many of the most popular figures for the recently released toys-to-life game have been consistently sold out at retailers. Full report here
The Marvel characters to be featured on Netflix in the four-series deal the companies announced today are “not among the most popular,” Disney CEO Bob Iger just told analysts. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage ”were never going to become feature films.” But that could change if the shows planned for the streaming service catch on. Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger has denied Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy's request to delay the release of Star Wars Episode VII so that the new writers can finish the script.
With low barriers to entry on the Internet, rivals to Netflix “are going to use technology to offer varied product” making the competition for viewers “more of a marathon than a sprint,” Disney CEO Bob Iger told investors this morning at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference. Show More Summary
The producer “will probably end up making more films for us” including a fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean, the Disney CEO told CNBC’s Jim Cramer today. And last week’s decision to let their first look deal expire next year was not tied...Show More Summary
Walt Disney is just a few years away from the dreaded expiration of Mickey Mouse's copyrights. CEO Bob Iger is incredibly smart to bolster his portfolio with fresher faces.
A multilingual petition to Bob Iger asks for Disney's CEO and top management to do something about the (frankly, pretty terrible) condition of Disneyland Paris, a park I've stopped visiting (though it's closest to me), due to the poor staffing, poor maintenance, bad (and expensive) food and hotels, and large number of out-of-service attractions and shows.
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) F3Q 2013 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2013 17:00 ET Executives Lowell Singer - Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Bob Iger - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jay Rasulo - Senior Executive...Show More Summary
Even though the Disney CEO says he doesn’t want to weigh into the contract dispute, he left analysts with little doubt about his sympathies. Bob Iger told them in his quarterly earnings call that he feels “strongly about the need for broadcasters to be paid adequately” by pay TV providers. Show More Summary
The Walt Disney Studios revealed today that Disney CEO Bob Iger and John Lasseter will open the D23 Expo 2013 on August 9th with an animation presentation and that studio Chairman Alan Horn will follow it on August 10th with a live-action presentation. Show More Summary
One more year for Disney's beloved Bob Iger. Meanwhile, did this new CEO make the wrong career move? Two CEOs in the spotlight.