Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo: Sigma Beauty Is Launching a Magical Disne...
Health & Beauty

If you've ever dreamed of being a Disney princess, now's your chance to make it happen. Sigma Beauty is launching a Disney Cinderella Collection, and it's the next best thing to a fairy godmother. The...

Popsugar
September 22, 2021

Disney’s Chris Coxall Named Lucasfilm PR Head
Theatrical

Lucasfilm has found its next PR head. Chris Coxall has been named VP, publicity and communications for the Disney-owned studio. Coxall will replace the departing Lynne Hale, a 35-year veteran of Lucas...

Hollywood Reporter
September 22, 2021

Disney+’s THE PROUD FAMILY Reboot Adds Chance the Rapper...
Streaming

Disney+ has tapped a slew of artists to join the voice cast of its reboot of the animated series The Proud Family. Chance the Rapper, Lil Nas X and Lizzo have all signed on to the show, adding to a lo...

HypeBeast
September 16, 2021

Bearbnb: Disney & Airbnb Recreate Winnie the Pooh’s...
Attractions - Television - Theatrical

Airbnb has joined in on Disney‘s 95th-anniversary celebration to give travelers a chance to stay at a Winnie the Pooh-inspired house in the Hundred Acre Wood. This “Bearbnb” is located in Ashdo...

HypeBeast
September 15, 2021

Disney Releasing ETERNALS, ENCANTO, and More Exclusively In Th...
Streaming - Theatrical

Disney announced on Friday that upcoming 2021 films “Eternals,” “The Last Duel,” “West Side Story,” “Ron’s Gone Wrong” and “The King’s Man” will get exclusive, 45-day theatrica...

Variety
September 13, 2021

Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson to Star in Disney’s HAUNTED...
Theatrical

Owen Wilson has joined the cast of Haunted Mansion, Disney’s family adventure spookfest based on one of the company’s signature theme park rides. Wilson joins LaKeith Stanfield and Tiffany Haddis...

Hollywood Reporter
September 9, 2021

Disney’s D23 Fan Club Launches New Mobile App
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Tech

The app, which is available now for free download on the Apple App Store and on Google Play, offers a calendar of upcoming D23 events, plus stories from the D23 magazine and every episode of the D23 I...

Theme Park Insider
September 9, 2021

Disney+ Adapts DIARY OF A WIMPY KID
Streaming

Disney+ is prepping an animated film based on the popular book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid to premiere on December 3. The IP will be adapted for the big screen by author Jeff Kinney (who also serves ...

KidScreen
September 7, 2021

How Big Lots is Restoring the ‘Treasure Hunt’ to its Store...
Branding - Retail

Customers go to Big Lots looking for a deal, but its CEO said giving shoppers something they weren’t looking for is what keeps them coming back. “We’re the home of the hunt – for bargains, fo...

NBC4i
September 2, 2021

Is the Disney Store in Crisis? The Reality Behind the Closure ...
Retail

Last March it was reported that the Disney Store would close more than 60 of its physical stores , only in the United States, during 2021. The chain has complied with its plan and massive closures wer...

Entreprenuer
September 1, 2021

Mystery ‘Spider-Man’ Trailer Has Fans in a Frenzy
Theatrical

The trailer for "Spider-Man: No Way Home" — or some version of it — reportedly leaked online this weekend, sending millions of fans searching social media for any tidbits from the new movie. The f...

CNN Business
August 23, 2021

Box Office: FREE GUY Posts Best Second Weekend During Pandemic...
Theatrical

Despite all the bad news about the delta variant, there are parts of the box office which held up quite well, while the rest of it played like a normal August. Showing some amazing holding power, Dis...

Deadline
August 23, 2021

Target Announces Most Exclusives Ever and Disney Expansion Ahe...
Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Toys

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announces the return of Bullseye's Top Toys list this holiday season, along with plans to expand to over 160 Disne...

Faisal Hussain
August 23, 2021

Crocs & Disney Release HOCUS POCUS Clogs
Fashion - Theatrical

October is soon approaching, but it’s never too late to celebrate Halloween — just ask Crocs. The brand has created a new pair of clogs for adults, made in collaboration with the beloved Disney fi...

Footwear News
August 20, 2021

Retailers Continue Momentum with Boys & Girls Clubs of Am...
Dining - Fashion - Health & Beauty - Non-Profit - Partnerships

ATLANTA – AUGUST 16, 2021 – Boys & Girls Clubs of America launched its 2021 Back2School cause campaign in July, and is continuing its momentum with retailers around the country. As millions...

Faisal Hussain
August 19, 2021

Anthony Mackie to Star in Captain America 4
Theatrical

Anthony Mackie will take up Captain America’s shield in Marvel Studios’ upcoming Captain America 4. Deadline reported Wednesday that Mackie has signed a deal to return to the MCU, this time as Cap...

Polygon
August 19, 2021

YouTube is Driving Higher Toy Purchases Than Broadcast TV
Streaming - Television - Theatrical - Toys

Children have better recollection of adverts they have seen on YouTube than on broadcast TV, with higher purchase numbers being driven by online advertising. Twice as many children (70 per cent) aged ...

Toy News Online
August 19, 2021

Studios Begin to Blink on Theatrical Releases Amid Delta
Theatrical

Hopes were running relatively high on studio lots across Hollywood in June. A true box office recovery seemed within sight. Executives could feel some confidence about their fall releases after having...

Hollywood Reporter
August 18, 2021

Streaming Buoys Disney to 45% Revenue Bump
Streaming

Disney continues its streaming hot streak, reaching 174 million subscribers across all of its SVODs and US$4.3 billion in direct-to-consumer revenue in Q3—a 57% increase over the same period last ye...

Kidscreen
August 13, 2021

Marvel Studios Planning ‘Multiple’ New Animated Series
Streaming - Television

Marvel Studios’ “What If…?” — which debuts on Wednesday on Disney Plus — marks a critical creative milestone for the MCU. As the title suggests, the show takes full advantage of the storyt...

Variety
August 12, 2021

US Sales of Outdoor & Sports Toys Sizzle
Toys

As temperatures rose across the US this year, so did sales in outdoor and sports toys. Between January and June 2021, US sales in the supercategory increased by 11% compared to the same period in 2020...

Kidscreen
August 10, 2021

A Huge Problem With Streaming: What is a Hit?
Streaming - Theatrical

This summer’s biggest Hollywood attraction is a multimillion-dollar battle between two of the industry’s best-known players: Scarlett Johansson and Disney. Johansson sued Disney last week over its...

The Verge
August 6, 2021

Disney Reveals Trailer for Star Wars Hotel That Costs $6,000 P...
Travel

Disney released more details about its Star Wars-themed hotel Wednesday, including a trailer and an out-of-this-world price breakdown. Here’s a look inside the company’s Galactic Starcruiser, a t...

Hollywood Reporter
August 5, 2021

Disney vs. Scarlett Johansson: Why “a Ton of Lawsuits” May...
Streaming - Theatrical

Let’s set aside for a moment the question of whether Scarlett Johansson has a legal leg to stand on in her fight with Disney over her compensation for Black Widow. Let’s even say she doesn’t, an...

Hollywood Reporter
August 4, 2021

Assessing Box Office Hits Under COVID
Streaming - Theatrical

Prior to the pandemic, assessing the financial success or failure of a film was relatively simple and finite. For a big-budgeted movie, the volume of ticket sales collected in its first three days in...

Variety
August 2, 2021

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over Black Widow’s Streaming ...
Streaming - Theatrical

Disney has spun itself into a tangled web with Marvel star Scarlett Johansson. On Thursday, Johansson filed a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging breach of ...

Vanity Fair
July 30, 2021

Marvel & Adidas Drop Groot-Inspired Sneaker Collab
Fashion - Theatrical

Marvel fans, listen up, because there’s a new sneaker collaboration with Adidas hitting shelves soon. The German sportswear giant confirmed on its release calendar that a new Stan Smith style that...

Footwear News
July 29, 2021

Disney+ Hotstar Unveils India Slate of Original Series, Movies
Streaming

The Walt Disney Co.’s Disney+ Hotstar streaming service has unveiled a slate of original programming for India made up of 16 series and four films. Among the shows are The Empire, based on Alex Rut...

Hollywood Reporter
July 27, 2021

Would You Share Passwords with Strangers to Save Money on Netf...
Streaming - Television

Earlier this week, I bought a month of Starz for a fraction of its typical asking price. Instead of paying $9 per month, I paid $3.24. Then I added a subscription to Spotify for $3.49, and a Disney P...

Fast Company
July 19, 2021

Theater Owners Blast Disney for ‘Black Widow’ Release Stra...
Streaming - Theatrical

Theater owners on Sunday blasted the Walt Disney Co. for making Marvel’s Black Widow available simultaneously in the home and on the big screen, saying the decision has undercut the tentpole’s box...

Hollywood Reporter
July 19, 2021

Disney Moving Parks Jobs from California to Florida
Attractions

The Walt Disney Co. plans to move most Southern California-based jobs not fully dedicated to Disneyland in its Parks, Experiences and Products Division to a new regional facility in central Florida, i...

Deadline
July 16, 2021

Will the Delta Variant Derail Box Office?
Theatrical

The highest-grossing countries for the latest Marvel film all face new infection surges thanks to a more virulent strain of COVID-19 “Black Widow” may have crossed $200 million at the worldwide b...

The Wrap
July 16, 2021

Disney Plans to Spread Sports Further Beyond ESPN
Sports - Streaming - Television

An increasing amount of what ESPN does isn’t going to be seen on good ol’ ESPN. “Sunday Night Baseball” has been a mainstay of the Disney sports network since the show’s launch in 1990, but...

Variety
July 15, 2021

‘Loki’ Renewed for Season 2 at Disney+
Streaming

Loki is the first of Marvel’s Disney+ scripted originals to score a formal renewal. The comic book powerhouse used the mid-credits scene from Loki’s season finale Wednesday to formally announce t...

Hollywood Reporter
July 14, 2021

Disney Hikes Price of ESPN+, Hulu Bundle Cost Remains Unchange...
Streaming - Television

Disney is increasing the price of ESPN+ by a dollar a month to $6.99 after inking a slew of new sports rights deals this year. Beginning Aug. 13, subscribers to the sports streaming service will pa...

NY Post
July 14, 2021

‘Black Widow’ Stunner: Disney’s Streaming Revenue Reveal...
Streaming - Theatrical

The Disney empire stunned rival Hollywood studios and theater owners on Sunday when including premium video on-demand numbers in its box office note for the Marvel female-led superhero pic starring Sc...

Hollywood Reporter
July 12, 2021

‘Black Widow’ Breaks Pandemic-Era Box Office Recor...
Streaming - Theatrical

The Disney film, starring Scarlett Johansson in her (likely) final performance as Natasha Romanoff, was the first movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to open in theaters in two years. At the same...

Variety
July 12, 2021

Marvel Studios & DC Films To Skip San Diego Comic-Con@Hom...
Attractions - Theatrical - Travel

Nothing beats trotting out your theatrical film slate with stars before a live-audience of 6,5K roaring attendees at the San Diego Convention Center’s Hall H. As such, it shouldn’t come as a shock...

Deadline
July 8, 2021

PlayMonster Teams Up with Disney to Add Their Lovable Characte...
Partnerships - Press Releases - Toys

BELOIT, Wis. (July 7, 2021) — PlayMonster is focusing on expanding its product lines and categories, and with that, it has collaborated with Disney to extend its 5 Second Ru...

Faisal Hussain
July 7, 2021

Where the Major Streaming Players Stand After Honeymoon for Se...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Comcast’s NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, AT&T’s WarnerMedia and Discovery are among the companies that launched streaming video services during the pandemic. Fueled by hundreds of millions of people...

CNBC
July 6, 2021

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