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Disney CEO Bob Chapek addresses Gina Carano‘a firing, says she wasn’t removed for her conservative politics
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Disney CEO Bob Chapek addresses Gina Carano‘a firing, says she wasn’t removed for her conservative politics

When asked about Gina Carano’s firing at Disney’s annual shareholder meeting, Bob Chapek said the company doesn’t characterise itself as "left-leaning or right-leaning" but stands for "values that are universal.”

Sophia Loren, Haile Gerima to be honoured at opening gala of Academy museum in September
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Sophia Loren, Haile Gerima to be honoured at opening gala of Academy museum in September

Tom Hanks, Annette Bening and Bob Iger's efforts to raise $388 million for the long-gestating Academy museum will also be recognised at the gala

Why Hamilton, film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's popular Broadway show, is directly coming to Disney+
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Why Hamilton, film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's popular Broadway show, is directly coming to Disney+

The film adaptation of Hamilton was acquired by Disney and originally slated for a 2021 release — till coronavirus happened.

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league is 'not in a position' to make decision on restart
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league is 'not in a position' to make decision on restart

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a video conference with journalists around the world to address the impact of coronavirus on the league, the steps being taken to ensure the safety of players and officials and the parameters under which the league could resume again

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney's Bob Iger to forego salary, new CEO Bob Chapek will take pay cut
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney's Bob Iger to forego salary, new CEO Bob Chapek will take pay cut

Disney will reduce the salaries of its vice presidents by 20%, senior vice presidents by 25%, and executive vice presidents and above by 30% effective 5 April

Watch: John Oliver slams Hotstar for blocking Disney jokes, not airing Last Week Tonight episode on Narendra Modi
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Watch: John Oliver slams Hotstar for blocking Disney jokes, not airing Last Week Tonight episode on Narendra Modi

John Oliver said that this was not the first time his show's content had been censored by Hotstar.

Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO after 15 year tenure; says 'I believe it's the optimal time to transition'
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Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO after 15 year tenure; says 'I believe it's the optimal time to transition'

Bob Iger’s most recent coup was orchestrating a $71 billion purchase of Fox’s entertainment business in March and launching the Disney Plus streaming service in November

Disney Plus to launch in India on 29 March through Hotstar at the time of IPL kick-off, announces Bob Iger
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Disney Plus to launch in India on 29 March through Hotstar at the time of IPL kick-off, announces Bob Iger

Disney Plus will face competition from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video as well as domestic players ALTBalaji, Zee5, Eros Now, Sony Liv and Voot.

Deadpool writer says third instalment of comic book series under Disney will be R-rated
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Deadpool writer says third instalment of comic book series under Disney will be R-rated

The first two Deadpool films, starring Ryan Reynolds, have collectively grossed more than $1 billion worldwide.

Tom Holland reveals his drunk, emotional phone call with Disney chief saved Spider-Man's exit from MCU
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Tom Holland reveals his drunk, emotional phone call with Disney chief saved Spider-Man's exit from MCU

Tom Holland says he was "really emotional" while talking to Disney CEO Bob Iger.

Tom Holland saved Spider-Man from leaving MCU by making Disney strike new Sony deal, reveals Bob Iger
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Tom Holland saved Spider-Man from leaving MCU by making Disney strike new Sony deal, reveals Bob Iger

Bob Iger revealed that Tom Holland had called him to prevent Spider-Man from leaving MCU.

Disney CEO Bob Iger claims he pushed for Black Panther, Captain Marvel in otherwise hesitant Marvel Studios
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Disney CEO Bob Iger claims he pushed for Black Panther, Captain Marvel in otherwise hesitant Marvel Studios

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige had reportedly extended his support to Bob Iger, but the production house was still reluctant.

TIFF 2019: Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit claims People's Choice Award; Pietro Marcello's Martin Eden wins Platform Prize
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TIFF 2019: Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit claims People's Choice Award; Pietro Marcello's Martin Eden wins Platform Prize

Jojo Rabbit is a coming-of-age comedy about a 10-year-old boy named Jojo growing up in World War II Germany

Disney to prioritise Fox's Avatar, Planet Of The Apes franchises after Dark Phoenix leads to big Q3 loss
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Disney to prioritise Fox's Avatar, Planet Of The Apes franchises after Dark Phoenix leads to big Q3 loss

Disney is feeling some pain from its biggest transformation in decades as its acquisition of Fox's entertainment businesses contributed to a 39% drop in earnings.

Disney Channel cancels red carpet premiere of Descendants 3, following death of film's actor Cameron Boyce
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Disney Channel cancels red carpet premiere of Descendants 3, following death of film's actor Cameron Boyce

Cameron Boyce used to portray Carlos de Vil, Cruella de Vil's son on Descendents.

Game of Thrones writers  D.B Weiss, David Benioff  to pen next Star Wars film, confirms Bob Iger
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Game of Thrones writers D.B Weiss, David Benioff to pen next Star Wars film, confirms Bob Iger

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by JJ Abrams and is the last in the third trilogy of the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas which started in the year 1977 with Episode IV- A New Hope.

Avengers: Endgame — Russo Brothers' directorial to stream exclusively on Disney+ from 11 December
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Avengers: Endgame — Russo Brothers' directorial to stream exclusively on Disney+ from 11 December

Avengers: Endgame recently surpassed the lifetime earnings of James Cameron's 1997 blockbuster Titanic.

Tom Hiddleston to star in standalone series based on Marvel character Loki for Disney Plus
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Tom Hiddleston to star in standalone series based on Marvel character Loki for Disney Plus

Tom Hiddleston will reprise his role as the God of Mischief Loki for a spin off series.

Star Wars fans welcome Disney CEO Bob Iger's decision to 'slow down' release of new films
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Star Wars fans welcome Disney CEO Bob Iger's decision to 'slow down' release of new films

In an unexpected admission that the slew of Star Wars films and spin-off projects may be causing fan fatigue, Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger said it had been a mistake to release a new movie every year.

Disney teases new Marvel franchise beyond Avengers, boasts of over 7000 characters to explore
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Disney teases new Marvel franchise beyond Avengers, boasts of over 7000 characters to explore

Marvel is exploring the future of Marvel Cinematic Universe after the yet-untitled Avengers 4. "I don’t think people should conclude that there will never be another Avengers movie," said Disney CEO Bob Iger.