Tag: Bob Iger

The Actors’ Strike is Happening and AI is at its Center

Actors are leaving movie sets for the picket lines. SAG-AFTRA – the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists – will be going on strike at midnight tonight (Pacific Time), joining the continuing strike of the WGA, or Writers’ Guild of America. SAG has been threate...

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Bob Iger Extends Contract, Comments on Strikes

Disney has extended CEO Bob Iger’s contract to 2026. It was previously supposed to end in 2024. Additionally, he recently spoke to CNBC’s David Faber about the Writer’s Guild and Actor’s Guild Strikes. Check out what Iger had to say here (via Variety): “It’s very disturbing to me. We’v...

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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Bombs, to No One’s Surprise

As predicted, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is bombing at the box office. It met the insanely meager expectations box office predictors had set in its opening weekend, garnering $60 million domestically and $130 million worldwide. For a film that needs to make at least $800 million to break ...

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Guardians 3 Could Be Successful After All

Marvel’s scrappiest group of misfits is carving out an underdog story more endearing than anything it’s put out in the movies in years. After a disappointing opening weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 had mostly been written off as another Marvel underperformer, perhaps even a bomb. It was ...

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Disney+ and Hulu are Merging

Disney will offer a combination of the Disney+ and Hulu apps by the end of the year, according to CEO Bob Iger on the second quarter fiscal earnings call. The apps will remain available as-is. There will be a price increase. Additionally, some content will be removed from Disney+, presumably to migr...

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What Does Guardians 3’s Weak Box Office Mean?

The opening weekend results are in, and it looks like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is going to be another Marvel disappointment at the box office. The last of James Gunn’s spacefaring MCU trilogy took in $118.4 million, which the entertainment media is complimenting as being above predictions, b...

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