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Disney Ceo Reveals One Of Its Movies Has Been Hacked And Held For Ransom

Disney CEO Bob Iger has reportedly claimed that hackers have targeted the studio and have held one of their flagship future releases, rumoured to be the fifth instalment of Pirates of the Caribbean, to ransom.The...

Phoebe Waller-bridge Told Not To Put Out Fake Han Solo Spoilers

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was advised against inventing a plot for the 'Star Wars Anthology' Han Solo film to fool people.The 31-year-old actress - who received a Best Female Comedy Performance TV BAFTA for her performance in...

Carrie Fisher To Be Named A Disney Legend

The late Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are to be honoured with the Disney Legends Award this year at the D23 Expo.The two 'Star Wars' actors are to be recognised by the company for their...

Disney To Make Star Wars Movies For Over A Decade

Disney could keep making 'Star Wars' movies for the next ''decade and a half''.The mass media company bought the rights to production company Lucasfilm - who created the popular sci-fi movie franchise - in 2012,...

Carrie Fisher's Final Star Wars Scenes Won't Change

Carrie Fisher's final scenes in the future 'Star Wars' movies will not change despite her tragic death.Disney CEO's Bob Iger has confirmed the upcoming movie and the plot of Episode IX will not be modified...

Petition Started To Make Princess Leia An Official Disney Princess

A petition has been started to make Carrie Fisher's 'Star Wars' character an official Disney Princess.The Hollywood icon tragically passed away at the age of 60 in December after falling ill on a flight from...

Kathleen Kennedy's Tribute To Carrie Fisher

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has paid tribute to her ''very special friend'' Carrie Fisher.The 63-year-old film producer spoke of the ''indomitable spirit, incredible wit and loving heart'' of the actress, who passed away on Tuesday...

Disney Boss Tops First The Hollywood Reporter 100 Power List

He beats out 21st Century Fox boss Rupert Murdoch and his sons Lachlan and James and CBS CEO and president Les Moonves on the countdown, while Leonardo Dicaprio is the highest ranked star,...

Shirley Temple's Family Donates $5 Million To Academy Museum

The generous gift was announced by officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday (08Oct15), as they revealed the contribution also includes key artefacts from the former child star's...

Disney Extends Ban On Depicting Smoking In Films To Marvel & Star Wars

Abraham Lincoln can smoke in Disney movies but Tony Stark has been banned from lighting up a celebratory cigar. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced future Disney films will not feature any smoking, in order to...

Disney Announces Work Has Begun On 'Frozen 2'

Disney chairman Bob Iger has announced plans for a sequel to the billion dollar animated movie Frozen. Iger shared the news at a shareholder meeting where the company showed the short feature Frozen Fever to...

Disney Shuffles Release Dates For Marvel Films

Disney has rescheduled its superhero film release dates following Marvel and Sony's collaboration on a new 'Spider-Man' franchise.The much-anticipated film is set for release on July 28, 2017 and has led to four Marvel films...

Sony Pictures And Marvel Sign Landmark Deal

Sony Pictures and Marvel have signed a deal that will see Spider-Man appear in an as-yet-unspecified Marvel film.However, Sony Pictures will not be giving up the film rights to the character and still intends to...

Talks Held Over Spider-man, Captain America Crossover

Discussions have been held about a 'Spider-Man' and 'Captain America' crossover.A series of leaked documents, seen by the Wall Street Journal, show that Sony has staged talks with Marvel about the possibility of Peter Parker...

Idina Menzel Confirms Frozen Sequel

Idina Menzel has confirmed a 'Frozen' sequel is ''in the works''.The 43-year-old actress - who voices Princess Elsa in the Oscar-winning Disney film and sings the popular theme tune 'Let It Go' - has revealed...

Disney Planning 'At Least Three' Star Wars Spin-offs

Disney are planning ''at least three'' 'Star Wars' spin-offs.The studio have previously stated their interest in releasing films to fill in the gaps between forthcoming episodes 7, 8 and 9 and CEO Bob Iger is...

Parents Dismayed As Disney's 'Frozen' Dress Hits Ebay For $1,600

Parents across the globe are being faced with the prospect of logging into their eBay accounts, searching for "Frozen dress" and shelling out a cool $1,600 to keep their Disney obsessed kids happy. Stores across...

Ben Sherwood On Top Disney Job, "I Have A Lot To Learn"

Ben Sherwood, the former ABC News man who is now head of all Disney's non-sports television efforts worldwide, says he has a "lot to learn." Sherwood will take the reins fully in February 2015, when...

State Of The (Disney) Union: Cars 3, Incredibles 2, In The Pipeline

In news you didn’t know you needed until right now, Disney has confirmed the development of two new Pixar flicks. One is a third Cars movie, but before you cringe and ash “Why?”, the other...

Disney Plan Incredibles Sequel And Cars 3

Disney are planning a sequel to 'The Incredibles' and a third installment of 'Cars'.Director Brad Bird, who wrote and directed the 2004 original, is developing the follow-up to the animation, which shows a family of...

Frozen To Become Broadway Musical

Disney's 'Frozen' is being turned into a Broadway musical.The smash hit animated film will follow in the footsteps of Disney's hugely successful movie-turned-musical 'The Lion King' as it will be adapted for the stage, CEO...

Star Wars To Open On December 18, 2015

'Star Wars: Episode VII' will be released on December 18, 2015.Disney has announced the release date for its highly anticipated continuation of the classic space saga, marking the first time a 'Star Wars' movie hasn't...

Ewan Mcgregor Wants Star Wars Spin-off Film

Ewan McGregor wants his own 'Star Wars' spin-off film.The sci-fi franchise's producers are reportedly planning several standalone films while 'Episode VII' - which is being directed by 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' filmmaker J.J. Abrams -...

Yoda To Be Focus Of Confirmed Star Wars Spin-off Movie?

Walt Disney chief executive Bob Iger has confirmed several stand-alone Star Wars movies that are not part of the new trilogy currently in the works. Screenwriters Larry Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are already in a...

Toy Story 3 Writer To Pen Star Wars Movie?

Michael Arndt has reportedly already penned the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 'Toy Story 3' writer was hired by LucasFilm to ''put together ideas to take the franchise forward'' before Disney bought the company in October...

Barbara Walters Donates $250,000 To Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Barbara Walters has dontated $250,000 to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.The TV personality's generous gift was announced on Monday's 'Good Morning America' show (05.11.12) by host George Stephanopoulos, who revealed to viewers he will also...

$100 Million Raised For Academy Movie Museum In Los Angeles

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has already raised $100 million towards the development of a museum dedicated to the history of movies.The non-profit organisation has a goal of $250 million to raise...

Avengers Assemble Sequel Confirmed

A sequel to 'Avengers Assemble' has been confirmed. The Marvel superhero movie - which features well known comic characters including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Incredible Hulk - has been a huge box-office...

Rich Ross Steps Down After John Carter Flop

After fifteen years working for the Disney Corporation, head of the film-making studio RICH ROSS has resigned from his post as chairman - a month after the film John Carter announced it's enormous loses. The...

Leonardo Dicaprio Purchases Oz Slippers

Leonardo DiCaprio has purchased the ruby slippers worn by Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz'. The 'J Edgar' star has been named as one of a group of donors to have contributed to buying the...

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