Tag: Walt Disney Co

Disney’s remaining 2021 films will all have exclusive theatrical releases

(L-R) Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh, Don Lee, Angelina Jolie, and Barry Keoghan of ‘The Eternals’ took part today in the Walt Disney Studios presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2019 in Anaheim, Calif. Jesse Grant | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The rest of Disney’s 2021 slate will all […]

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Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ snares $71.4 million in domestic opening, second-highest of the pandemic

Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi in Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Disney Disney and Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” garnered an estimated $71.4 million at the domestic box office this weekend. It was the second-highest opening for any film released during the pandemic and the highest […]

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‘Shang-Chi’ doesn’t have a release date in China — this chart shows why that’s a big deal

Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi in Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Disney When “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” debuts in theaters Friday, it will be the first time a Marvel film will be shown exclusively in cinemas since the pandemic began, but it is its absence in a […]

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Disney World reaches deal with unions to require Covid-19 vaccinations for unionized employees

Guests wear masks. as required. to attend the official re-opening day of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Joe Burbank | Orlando Sentinel | Getty Images Disney has reached a deal with its unions to require all of its unionized employees working at Walt […]

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‘Free Guy’ outpaced a key box office metric this weekend, adding $18.8 million to domestic tally

Jodie Comer and Ryan Reynolds star in 20th Century Studio’s “Free Guy.” Disney A charismatic Ryan Reynolds and good word-of-mouth helped Walt Disney’s “Free Guy” stay at the top of the box office. The film added another $18.8 million domestically over the weekend, a 34% drop from its opening tally. Known as the second-week hold […]

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Topps SPAC merger with Mudrick Capital dies because MLB killed 70-year-old trading card deal

Topps’ baseball cards from the 2016 season are on display during the “Open Topps Baseball Series 1 Cards ” event at the Topps’ offices on February 10, 2016 in New York City. Kris Connor | Getty Images Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II said Friday its SPAC merger with The Topps Co. “has been terminated by […]

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What’s new on Hulu in September 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu has a loaded lineup in September, including another star-studded anthology series and the debut of a comic-book adaptation that has been in the works for more than a decade. That would be “Y: The Last Man” (Sept. 13), the long awaited post-apocalyptic drama based on the iconic graphic novel that ran from 2002-’06, about […]

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Can my employer make me get vaccinated?

Major American companies including Disney, Google and Netflix are asking their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination as the delta variant spreads across the U.S. This begs the question, can my employer make me get vaccinated? The short answer is: yes. And here’s why. The government-run U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has stated that it […]

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