“The Last Jedi” cast promise originality in sequel
16 July 2017 | 3:30 pm
“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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A year ago, the Taliban retook Kabul. In their first press conference after seizing power in Afghanistan, they surprised the world with the announcement of moderate policies. A key pledge was to address women's rights.
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Translation and language-learning giants like Google and DuoLingo are expanding language databases available online, in a push to widen representation and reduce bias in artificial intelligence systems. Residents in countries like Uganda where the native tongue Luganda is not taught in schools, say adding their languages to these platforms could be a game changer.
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Germany's €9 monthly travel pass has boosted rail usage, particularly in more rural and tourist areas, the latest statistics suggest. However, road usage is virtually unchanged, suggesting little impact on commuters.
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Beijing's military threats against Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi's visit are unprecedented. For the time being, however, not much will likely change as neither country can do without the other as a trading partner.
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The top German official for antiziganism says Romani people face structural discrimination in Ukraine. Roma make up 1-1.5% of the country's population.
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Among the dangers posed by the war in Ukraine is the risk of a nuclear catastrophe at Europe's largest nuclear plant, which is now under Russian control — in a war zone. The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, spoke to DW about his concerns over the situation at the Zaporizhzhia plant.