PBS Picks Up Euro Shows; Disney+ Hires International Exec; Aquarius Films Develop Oz Feature – Global Briefs

PBS has picked up British adventure series Expedition with Steve Backshall and European crime drama Vienna Blood. The U.S. public broadcaster has struck deals with Fremantle and Red Arrow International for the shows.  Expedition with Steve Backshall is a ten-part … Read more…

Disney+ Adds Disclaimers, Content Warnings to Movies Featuring Racist Characters and Tropes

(NEW YORK) — Disney’s new streaming service has added a disclaimer to Dumbo, Peter Pan and other classics because they depict racist stereotypes, underscoring a challenge media companies face when they resurrect older movies in modern times. The move comes … Read more…

8 bonkers things everyone forgot happened in straight-to-video Disney sequels

Long before the House of Mouse pivoted to live-action remakes, streaming services, and releasing high-profile sequels like Frozen 2, Disney capitalized on the success of its princess and princess-adjacent animated classics by pumping out straight-to-VHS sequels to some of their … Read more…

Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis Welcomes More China Theme Parks

Bob Weis, the president of Walt Disney Imagineering and creative executive of the Shanghai Disney Resort, has outlined a cooperative rather than competitive view of newcomers to China’s theme park industry. “A rising tide raises all boats,” Weis told Variety on … Read more…

Disney star Cameron Boyce’s parents on how they want their late son remembered I Nightline

Nightline BEST DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Next 3 Disney Family Features: ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,’ ‘Frozen II,’ ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Disney's all-new, live-action adventure The Lion King unleashed a mighty roar at the box office over the weekend. Behind the impressive figures, however, director Jon Favreau and his fabulous cast showed that a hunger remains among audiences for films that … Read more…

Next 3 Live-action Disney Remakes: ‘Aladdin,’ ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’

Disney's all-new live-action adventure Dumbo launched into theaters over the weekend, offering up an expanded framework for the classic story of an elephant that can fly. Audiences responded to the fantasy more so than critics, according to Rotten Tomatoes, and … Read more…

Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN’s 5th Anniversary on Broadway!

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, five current and former Genies stopped the show following yesterday’s matinee to perform a medley of Aladdin hits. The five Genies included Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael … Read more…

Disney gets approval from China for its Fox acquisition, sending shares of both companies up

The deal still needs regulatory approval from several countries, but the unconditional Chinese approval marks a big hurdle for Disney Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…