Tag: bob chapek

Bob Iger Talks About Disney and Marvel Problems

At the New York Times’ DealBook Summit earlier today (via CNBC), Bob Iger talked about Disney’s recent failures and what caused them, and his scapegoats probably won’t surprise you. They’re a mix of streaming, the pandemic, Bob Chapek, and executives not exerting enough control over film pr...

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Stephanie Beatriz Wants More Encanto

Stephanie Beatriz sat down for a recent interview with The Wrap, which was conducted before the actors’ and writers’ strikes began. Although she was mostly talking about her new Peacock show, Twisted Metal, she did discuss her Disney animated film Encanto. Check out her comments here: “I would...

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What Do Disney’s Layoffs Say About Its Future?

Disney’s Red Wedding has officially begun. This week, the Mouse House is initiating the first of three rounds of layoffs, this one aiming to eliminate 7000 workers from the corporation. We knew this was coming, and while, on the one hand, it’s nice to see Disney reeling, it sucks that a lot of e...

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Disney Reveals Bob Chapek’s Salary, Severance Package

This Tuesday, Disney released some numbers that had previously been shrouded in mystery. Included was former CEO Bob Chapek’s 2022 salary of $24.2 million, which is slightly lower than in 2021. Additionally, Chapek will receive a severance package of $20 million. The package will consist of $12.6 ...

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RUMOR: Lucasfilm Finally Sketching Out Movie Plan?

Jeff Sneider of The Hot Mic podcast reports that Lucasfilm is assembling a five-year plan for Star Wars movies. He says 2025 is still the earliest we get a Star Wars film, but that pieces are being moved into place following Bob Chapek’s departure. He says: “I think it was a conscious decision...

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RUMOR: Kathleen Kennedy Finally On the Way Out?

Following Disney’s seismic changing of the Bobs Sunday night, rumors are swirling around all aspects of the company. The latest murmurings concern President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard rumblings about her potential removal. Still, this time ...

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