Klein: Disney has intimidating roster of content, Netflix spends wisely
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Jon Klein, chief president at Vilynx and former president at CNN U.S., discusses Disney+ and its possible impact on Netflix.
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A popular new show on Netflix claims that survivors of an ancient civilization spread their wisdom to hunter-gatherers across the globe. Scientists say the show is promoting unfounded conspiracy theories.
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A polarising new film has been released worldwide on Netflix. "Farha", by Darin J. Sallam, tells the story of a Palestinian teenager during the Nakba, or catastrophe, of 1948. Supporters say the film tells a true Palestinian story, rarely seen on a mainstream platform like Netflix. But critics say it is inflammatory and smears the Israeli military. We take a closer look and get analysis from FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry.
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We look at right-wing extremists targeting Moroccan supporters during celebrations in French cities after France's World Cup semi-final win. The sports pages are looking ahead to Sunday's final and focusing on one man in particular: Lionel Messi. In the British papers, there's sympathy for striking nurses and scorn for Harry and Meghan after part 2 of their Netflix series drops.
Fans of "1899" want to know why Netflix cancelled the critically-acclaimed show after just one season.
Disney CEO Bob Iger is on the defensive after Trian Partners, which holds a $900 million stake in the company, published a report critical of his management and asked shareholders for a boardroom seat.
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill giving him control of Walt Disney World's self-governing district. A five-member board will now be appointed to oversee the government services provided in the state's Disney properties. DeSantis is taking aim at Disney over the company's opposition to the state's "Don't Say Gay" law. The move also comes ahead of an expected announcement of his 2024 presidential run.
Disney lays off Marvel Entertainment's chairman amid cost-cutting drive. Disney has laid off Isaac ("Ike") Perlmutter, the head of Marvel Entertainment, as part of its cost-cutting plans. The company began cutting 7,000 jobs this week in an effort to reduce $5.5 billion in costs.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has criticised Florida governor and Republican presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis as being "anti-business" and "anti-Florida". The comments are part of an ongoing feud between the entertainment giant and DeSantis that started when Disney voiced its opposition to a state law banning education on LGBT issues in schools.
Neuschwanstein Castle is the stuff of legend. Up in a UNESCO World Heritage site bid, it inspired Disney, but was also a Nazi looted art depot.
With $40 in his pocket, producer Walt Disney made his way to Hollywood. 100 years and countless classic films later, he leaves behind a legacy.
Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said on Tuesday it will invest $2.5 billion in South Korea over the next four years to produce Korean TV series, movies and unscripted shows, doubling its investment in the market since 2016.
Disney has filed a lawsuit against Florida Governor – and presumptive presidential candidate – Ron DeSantis. The company accuses him of "weaponizing government power" and violating its constitutional rights.
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