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[28 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Film Finally Gets a Release Date

After several delays it appears that Captain Jack Sparrow is returning to the big screen.
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – which had a working title of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at one point – is now slated for release in July 2017, nearly two years later than originally scheduled.
The film has suffered several delays and other issues, including Jerry Bruckheimer’s departure from Disney last fall.
The original issue with the film’s delay was reportedly script issues. It was also reported last year that Johnny Depp’s filming …

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[17 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Walt Disney Studios Receive Eight Academy Award Nominations

The Academy Award nominations are out and the Walt Disney Studios earned a total of eight nominations.
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While early Oscar favorites Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson didn’t get nominated for their roles at Walt Disney and P.L. Travers, their film Saving Mr. Banks did get nominated for Best Original Score.
Pixar’s Monsters University was absent from the list of Best Animated Feature Films, but Disney’s monstrous hit Frozen was nominated as was The Wind Rises which is being distributed in the United States by Disney.
Those two films are …

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[11 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings

Last week the Walt Disney Company reported a positive end to the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 which ended on September 28.
In the report, the company reported a 7 percent increase in revenue for the year to a record $45 billion and an 8 percent increase in net income to a record $6.1 billion.
“We’re extremely pleased with our results for Fiscal 2013, delivering record revenue, net income and earnings per share for the third year in a row,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company.  …

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[26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
The Walt Disney Company and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways, Ending a 20 Year Partnership

Last week the Walt Disney Company announced that after more than two decades of working together it was severing ties with producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
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The news comes a few months after the more-than-dismal and very costly theatrical release of The Lone Ranger, which Bruckheimer produced. The poor box office receipts from that film will likely cost Disney nearly $190 million.
The separation also came about a week after Disney announced that the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was put on hold.
The Disney/Bruckheimer relationship resulted in 27 films, …

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[11 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Disney Delays Release of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

The fifth installment in the wildly popular and successful Pirates of the Caribbean film series has been put on hold.
The movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, was scheduled for a 2015 release, but that has been pushed back to at least 2016.
According to sources, the film’s producer Jerry Bruckheimer has said the decision to delay the film was made because of script issues.
Disney’s recent box office flop The Lone Ranger – which cost $250 million to make – is reportedly going to cost the company a …

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[9 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | ]
The Walt Disney Company Reports Third Quarter Earnings

This week The Walt Disney Company reported its third quarter earnings for the fiscal year with parks and resorts and media networks showing increases in revenue.
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The company’s net income increased 1 percent up to $1.85 billion, and revenue increased 4 percent to $11.58 billion which was still lower than Wall Street’s expectation of $11.7 billion.
“We are pleased with the results we delivered in the third quarter,” said Disney CEO and Chairman Robert A. Iger. “We are confident that our strategy of creating high-quality branded content positions us …

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[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Becomes First Studio to Cross $1 Billion at Domestic Box Office This Year

Despite the underperformance of The Lone Ranger, Disney reached a major milestone this week, as their domestic box office grosses officially hit the $1 billion mark. This is the eighth year in a row that Disney has been the first studio to reach this milestone.
Disney’s box office success this year has been primarily driven by the success of only three films: Iron Man 3, Monsters University, and Oz: The Great and Powerful. Those three films alone have also managed to gross over $2 billion internationally thus far, and Disney was the first studio …

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lone Ranger’ Stumbles at the Box Office, Finishes Weekend in Second Place

The Lone Ranger and Tonto were no match for a reformed villain and his band of merry minions at the box office.
Disney’s The Lone Ranger earned a dismal $48.9 million, ending its debut weekend in second place way behind Universal’s Despicable Me 2 which earned $142 million. Analysts had projected an opening weekend of $90 million for the movie directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Of the $48.9 million box office, the film earned $29.4 million between Friday and Saturday. This three-day total was worse than the debut …

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[20 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company and Subway Restaurants Collaborate for Release of ‘Monsters University’ and ‘The Lone Ranger’

This summer Disney is once again collaborating with SUBWAY restaurants to celebrate the release of two highly-anticipated summer movies – Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University and Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ The Lone Ranger.
SUBWAY is the “Official Training Restaurant for Monsters Everywhere” and throughout the month of June monsters will be making cameo appearances in commercials for the restaurants, and all Fresh Fit For Kids meals will come in a Monsters University reusable backpack. The backpack comes with a code and a chance to win free tickets to see the movie.
In conjunction with the …

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[31 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
World Premiere of ‘The Lone Ranger’ to Benefit the American Indian College Fund

The Lone Ranger arrives in theaters this summer on July 3, but the film makes its world premiere on June 22 at Disney California Adventure Park.
And this isn’t just any red carpet premiere. The star studded event for the Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer film is going to benefit the American Indian College Fund. Tickets for the world premiere are $1,000 each.
Disney has donated the tickets to the Fund and is responsible for underwriting the entire event which means the entire price for each ticket is going to the Fund. The money raised …