"Black Widow" star Scarlett Johansson has sued Disney over its streaming release of the film, which she claimed deprived her of potential earnings and breached her contract. Disney say she pocketed $20 million to date.
Disney's shares have rallied after the company reported better than expected results for its latest quarter. Sales came in at €16.2 billion, down 22 percent from the previous year, amid a continuing hit from the pandemic. But its streaming business Disney+ is continuing to grow as people stay home for longer, offsetting losses made at its theme parks that have suffered months of shutdown. Plus, as dining out is not an option for many couples this Valentine's Day, a handful of hotels in Brussels are offering quality time and fancy dinners for two – in guest rooms.
27 Dec 2020
Crowds flock to Taipei's annual Christmas Land lights festival, featuring Disney-themed 3D mapping projections and colourful lighting installations. Taiwan is one of the few places in the world that has not imposed lockdowns during the pandemic. Now in its 10th year, Christmas Land is Taiwan's largest Christmas lights festival, attracting more than 6 million visitors last year.
30 Sep 2020
Disney theme Park on Tuesday decided to lay-off 28,000 people in the United States as the coronavirus pandemic hits its parks and resorts business. Around 67 percent employees who are losing their jobs are part-timers, Disney says.
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19 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
13 Mar 2020
Walt Disney Co will close its Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks in Anaheim, California, starting on Saturday (March 14) amid the global outbreak of coronavirus, a company spokesperson said in a statement on Thursday.
4 Dec 2019
Baby Yoda from Disney+'s Star Wars series becomes the new internet hero!
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+.
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.
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.
1 Jun 2019
Walt Disney Co. unveiled the wildly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, providing an early look at the ambitious expansion of its original Disneyland theme park in Southern California. Galaxy’s Edge opens to the public on Friday.
14 May 2019
Actor Will Smith, who stars as the Genie in the live-action remake of Disney's "Aladdin", called the movie a "love letter" to the region whilst speaking at a news conference in Amman on Monday.