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July 28, 2019 - 8:44 am
Russi Taylor, the voice behind Disney's iconic Minnie Mouse for over 30 years, has died, The Walt Disney Company said in a statement on Saturday. She was 75. "Minnie Mouse lost her voice with the passing of Russi Taylor," said Disney CEO and chair Bob Iger. "Russi will be sorely missed and our...
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July 26, 2019 - 8:41 am
( WYCD ) - After spending a day trying to keep her 3-year-old entertained while waiting in ridiculously long lines, one mother has come up with an idea to combat overcrowding at Disney World: Ban "childless" couples. In a rant posted on Facebook, the unnamed woman says she's sick of seeing "...
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July 21, 2019 - 9:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. is ruling the box office again with the record-breaking debut of "The Lion King" this weekend. The studio says Sunday that the photorealistic remake devoured an estimated $185 million in ticket sales from 4,725 North American locations. It's a record for the...
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July 07, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his role as the teenage son of Cruella de Vil in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants," has died. He was 20 years old. Boyce, who played Carlos de Vil in the "Descendants" movies, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, according to his spokesperson. An...
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July 03, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Disney quietly deleted a scene from "Toy Story 2" that appeared to joke about casting couch sex — a widely discussed topic when the #MeToo movement hit Hollywood. The change was made, with no announcement, to a new version of the 1999 hit that came out earlier this year. Video of Toy Story 2 End...
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May 14, 2019 - 11:57 am
Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast, as both companies prepare to launch their own streaming services in response to declining audiences for traditional TV. The companies said Tuesday that Comcast, which owns a third of Hulu, can sell its stake to Disney starting in 2024, for a...
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April 12, 2019 - 8:55 am
Disney says its new streaming service, Disney Plus, will cost $6.99 per month when it launches in the U.S. on November 12. That is cheaper than rival Netflix, which charges $13 per month for its most popular streaming plan. But the Disney service has a narrower focus on family-friendly shows and...
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April 10, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Disney has released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming live-action "Lion King" movie, which is expected to smash box office records with an all-star cast. Scar, the villain voiced by Chiwetel Ejiofor, narrates the powerful trailer, which gives fans the first up-close look at the CGI...
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March 20, 2019 - 7:08 am
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof. The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, it paves the way for Disney to launch its streaming...
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September 19, 2018 - 7:23 am
ANAHEIM (CNS) - After a year and a half of negotiations, Disneyland Resort hotel workers appear to have struck a deal with their employer, which would raise wages nearly $2 an hour and in some cases more, it was reported today. Unite Here Local 11 reached a tentative contract agreement with Disney...
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