“The Last Jedi” cast promise originality in sequel
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“Star Wars” fans at the Disney convention D23 were shown behind-the-scenes footage for “The Last Jedi" that included scenes with the late Carrie Fisher.
26 Jul 2019
Disney succeeded in making 'Avengers Endgame' the biggest selling movie of all time, but things didn't always go to plan on set.
12 Aug 2019
Walt Disney Co. opened the most highly anticipated theme-park attraction in the company’s history -- and attendance fell. Profit at the company’s domestic resorts fell in the latest quarter, which was marked by the ballyhooed opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
7 Aug 2019
Tuna Amobi, CFRA director and senior industry analyst, breaks down Walt Disney Co's third-quarter earnings report.
8 Aug 2019
Iger reportedly made the announcement on August 6 during a company call to discuss Disney’s third-quarter earnings. The ‘Home Alone’ reboot will appear on their new streaming service, Disney+.
20 Aug 2019
DraftKings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jason Robins discusses the growth in legal U.S. state-by-state sports betting, expansion efforts, and the outlook for the company's partnership with Walt Disney Co.
7 Sep 2019
Walt Disney Co. is selling bonds, leading one of the busiest days ever for investment-grade debt issuance. Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz has more on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
26 Oct 2019
On what would have been Carrie Fisher's 63rd birthday, the final trailer for 'Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker', which will mark her last appearance on film, dropped on Monday during halftime of the Patriots and the Jets American football match on ESPN. Ryan Brooks reports.
25 Oct 2019
Susan Lyne, Founder of BBG Ventures and former ABC Entertainment President, talks about the video streaming wars, the future of cable, big tech antitrust, investing in female founded startups, and IPO outlook. She speaks to Bloomberg Businessweek host Carol Massar.
12 Nov 2019
The launch of Disney+ on Tuesday means the media giant can reach consumers without the need for pricey distribution deals. The battle for viewers is increasingly against gaming platforms and social media.
21 Nov 2019
Disney+ has taken the streaming world by storm. Disney fans have likely already binged on much of the animation, Star Wars and Marvel content exclusive to the platform. Here are ten of the best films that you might not have known are also available on Disney+.
13 Dec 2019
Star Wars superfans have begun camping outside Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre, more than a week before the blockbuster opens.
19 Dec 2019
While Star Wars fans prepare for "The Rise of Skywalker," a die-hard fan of Carrie Fisher is petitioning, on Hollywood Boulevard, to get the late actress a star on the Walk of Fame. "Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill, the two male stars of Star Wars have stars, yet the female star of Star Wars does not have a star. So that turns into a feminist issue for me and for 5,931 people," argues Kristin Grady.
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Iraq is at a crossroads as the losers of the country's recent elections are using violence in an attempt to overturn the results of the vote. At the same time, a genuine opposition is emerging for the first time.
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A court in France ruled the US tech giant must show exactly how it combats online attacks. Anti-discrimination groups say the social media company drags its feet on removing discriminatory content.
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A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister told state radio on Thursday. A large rush of people at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia has left at least 29 people dead overnight into Thursday, according to authorities.
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An unknown number of people are killed in Ghana in a huge explosion that razed hundreds of buildings to the ground. The blast was caused by a truck carrying explosives which collided with a motorcycle. Also, at least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a stampede of worshippers at a Christian ceremony in Monrovia. And the big upset of the day at the Africa Cup of Nations saw Ivory Coast cruise past defending champions Algeria 3-1 to send them crashing out of the tournament.
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Lebanon's healthcare system is crumbling amid an economic crisis that has led to an exodus of thousands of doctors and nurses, forced private hospitals to close some departments and put further strains on the already stretched state sector.