Live Action Star Wars Series To Debut On Disney Streaming Service

21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell most of the company to Disney: Sources

Streaming Dreams Drove Disney's Interest in Fox Assets

He also said that there will be a new TV series based on Pixar's 2001 film Monsters Inc. and another series based on High School Musical, as well as a new series from Marvel. Additionally, Disney is planning an original series from Marvel.

Even as Iger played down talk of Disney's streaming platform aiming to be a "Netflix killer", calling the company "a good partner of ours", he made his goals for content quite clear. Rian Johnson, director of The Last Jedi instalment that opens next month, is already at work on the project. According to Variety, Iger has said that Disney is now working on shows based on Monsters Inc., High School Musical, as well as a new series from Marvel. Iger, however, noted that though the volume will be less, it will be of high quality "because of the brands and franchises that will be on it, but it will simply launch with less volume and the price will reflect that". Parent company Disney has become a financial and cultural juggernaut because of the delicate balancing act it performs with its many subsidiary companies and its vast portfolio of properties. Overall, since the state of the week shares of Fox proper have been boosted by 18%, and Disney's by 7%.

Kinsler misses out on Gold Glove
Kinsler was the only Gold Glove finalist on the Tigers' roster. " Obviously, five, it's a pretty special number ", Arenado said. Braves centerfielder Ender Inciarte and Red Sox right fielder both won their second-consecutive Gold Glove.

According to what Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed during an investors call yesterday, the still unnamed service's is looking to lure fans from Netflix with a very competitive monthly subscription fee.

Sadly, what we don't yet know is whether or not this service will be offered to cord cutters or those with existing cable packages. Plus, Disney plans to produce four or five movies a year exclusively for the service, Iger said. Performance improved at Disneyland in California, Disneyland Paris and Shanghai Disney Resort, the company said, as well at its cruise ships and vacation club. Further ESPN subscriber and ad revenue losses were also a factor in the decline.

UCLA players could be stuck in China for months over shoplifting arrests
The three are now at that hotel and will not take part in Friday's game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai. "He'll be fine. The players were released on bail Wednesday, but ordered to stay at the hotel until their legal situation was resolved.

The Walt Disney Company has reported that Q3 operating income for its media networks segment dropped 12 per cent to $1.5 billion (€1.29bn) as multiple factors impacted earnings.

Studio entertainment also took a hit, with revenues falling 21 percent in the quarter to $1.4 billion and 11 percent in the year to $8.4 billion.

Russia Acts to Name US Media as 'Foreign Agents' in RT Dispute
It was not clear how this label would apply to USA media and how it would potentially affect their work, or how many media outlets would be affected.

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