Black Widow Theatrical Release

Even though the coronavirus pandemic is started to subside as the COVID-19 vaccine is being more widely distributed, audiences aren’t flocking back to movie theaters in great numbers just yet. That’s why studios are still delaying some movies originally slated to arrive this spring. But when it comes to Disney’s upcoming theatrical releases, CEO Bob Chapek says the studio will be flexible with their strategy, and for movies like the upcoming Black Widow, it may come down to a “last minute” decision. Read More »

Bob Chapek Talks Shorter Theatrical Windows

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the film industry. Productions have been slowed down or halted completely, safety protocols have made continuing productions much more expensive, and the theatrical distribution model has been shaken up dramatically. In fact, the window for seeing movies exclusively in theaters has been shortened so dramatically over the past year that Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek isn’t sure that the industry will be able to go back to the old ways. Read More »

Shanghai Disneyland reopening

The Walt Disney Company is currently hosting its second quarter earnings call, and new CEO Bob Chapek just confirmed a rumor about the Shanghai Disneyland reopening date. The park will open this Monday, May 11, 2020, becoming the first Disney park to reopen in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic. But things won’t be business as usual when the gates reopen. Read More »

Bob Iger's Disney exit

Yesterday, Bob Iger stepped down as the CEO of The Walt Disney Company, handing the reins to Disney parks chief Bob Chapek. The news came as a huge surprise to Hollywood, industry analysts, and even a major player within the Disney company, and in the wake of the big announcement, some questions linger about the future of the company’s streaming platforms.
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Disney Franchise Timeline

Well, after years of talking about it, Robert Iger has finally made it official: he’s stepped down as the CEO of the Walt Disney Company, and is being succeeded by Bob Chapek, effective immediately. This executive transition has understandably raised a lot of questions, both from the Disney diehards online and any of you who just might like an occasional animated film. So let’s break it down as best we can, based on what we know so far.

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disney ceo

The Walt Disney Company has a new CEO. Bob Iger has stepped down as Disney CEO, effective immediately. Disney Parks chief Bob Chapek has been named by the conglomerate as the next CEO and will succeed Iger immediately.

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avengers hatch at disney california adventure

Disneyland Resort held the grand opening of their first Marvel-themed attraction Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout last week (read our reaction here). Something new has popped up outside the attraction — an Avengers hatch of unknown origin. What does it mean? Let’s try to uncover the mystery of the Avengers hatch at Disney California Adventure, after the jump.

Updated: We now have a video of the SHIELD agents in action.

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Na’vi River Journey Avatar Avatarland

Disney has been teasing Disney World’s upcoming theme park land based on James Cameron‘s epic Avatar franchise for a few years now. But as we get closer to the land’s opening in early 2017, we’re beginning to get more details about the upcoming addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando Florida.  Right now D23 Expo Japan is going on and Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek shared some new information about the planned river ride that will be part of Pandora – The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Hit the jump for more information.

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