Disney returns to profit as streaming success offsets pandemic-hit parks
February 12, 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co swung to a surprise quarterly profit as “The Mandalorian” and “Soul” lifted its fast-growing streaming business, outweighing pandemic worries about its hobbled theme park operations.
January 20, 2021
Disney cuts bonuses for top executives in pandemic fallout
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said it had eliminated performance-based bonuses last year for top executives, including Executive Chairman Bob Iger, as the media company looks to soften the impact of the COVID-19 fallout.
October 13, 2020
Walt Disney restructures entertainment businesses to boost streaming
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said it had restructured its media and entertainment businesses to accelerate growth of Disney+ and other streaming services as consumers increasingly gravitate to digital viewing. Under
August 5, 2020
Disney's 'Mulan' to skip most movie theaters for streaming
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s live-action epic “Mulan” will skip most of the world’s movie theaters and go directly to the company’s streaming platform in September, the media
July 24, 2020
Disney Postpones 'Mulan' Indefinitely, Delays 'Avatar' and 'Star Wars'
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co postponed the debut of its movie "Mulan" indefinitely, dealing a new blow to theater operators that were counting on the live-action epic to help
May 19, 2020
Disney's streaming chief Mayer to become TikTok CEO
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s top streaming executive, Kevin Mayer, will leave the entertainment and theme parks giant to become the chief executive officer of TikTok, the popular video app
July 28, 2019
Minnie Mouse voice actress Russi Taylor dies aged 75
CALIFORNIA (Web Desk) - Russi Taylor, the voice of Disney's Minnie Mouse for more than 30 years, has died aged 75. The actress died in Glendale, California on Friday, the Walt Disney