At the end of his current two-year term as CEO, Iger will resume the consultancy role he started last year.
‘Strange World’s opening weekend haul is the worst for a Disney animated feature since ‘The Emperor’s New Grove’ in 2000.
A key figure in Disney’s shift towards data-driven decision-making, Daniel’s departure seemed likely after Iger’s return.
The market was bullish after the news, with Disney shares up 10% in pre-market trading on Monday.
In a memo to executives, CEO Bob Chapek outlined a series of cost-cutting measures headed Disney’s way.
Calling Disney’s Q4 a “quarter for the ages,” Cramer says it’s time for the company to change up its leadership.
As Disney extends Chapek’s contract, we revisit the good, the bad, and the ugly of his time at the helm.
Lightyear was supposed to be the film that marked Pixar’s triumphant return to the bigscreen. But its weak box office tells a different story.
Lightyear has been banned in Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt, among other countries.
The hire is the latest move by Disney into what CEO Bob Chapek describes as “the next great storytelling frontier.”
Republican lawmaker Josh Hawley is coming for Mickey Mouse.
Five Republican senators wrote to the TV Parental Guidelines Advisory Board demanding new tv ratings guidelines.
With aim that makes Elmer Fudd look like Annie Oakley, DeSantis has started taking shots at modern animation.
DeSantis has been targeting Disney since CEO Bob Chapek spoke out against Florida’s controversial “Don’t Say Gay” legislation in March.
The Walt Disney Company is immediately “pausing” all political donations in the state of Florida.
Say employees: “We at Pixar have personally witnessed beautiful stories, full of diverse characters, come back from Disney corporate reviews shaved down to crumbs of what they once were.”
The company reported better-than-expected subscription growth for Disney+ last quarter.
“We’ve been collecting very deep, rich data for a long time from our parks,” says the CEO.
Chapek’s Disney will be about storytelling, innovation, and a “relentless focus on our audience.”
The immersive tech could eventually allow park visitors to interact with Mickey Mouse and Elsa as images, not cast members in costume.
Bob Chapek has given the fullest explanation yet for the decision to move the Pixar film to Disney+.
“The great majority” of their content will move to Disney+, says CEO Bob Chapek.
“The consumer is probably more impatient than they’ve ever been before,” says Chapek.
Disney has subjected the company that bears her name to her harshest criticism yet.
“Covid accelerated the rate at which we made this transition,” said CEO Bob Chapek, “but [it] was going to happen anyway.”
On the upside, the Disney+ streaming service has passed 60 million subscribers in less than nine months.
So says “The New York Times,” which interviewed the recently departed CEO.
The Walt Disney Company is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak on all fronts.
Bob out. Bob in.