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LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a b lockbuster deal that includes the surprise promise of a new film in the series in 2015..
LOS ANGELES, Oct 30- Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a b lockbuster deal that adds one of the most beloved franchises in entertainment history to Disney's lineup.
Oct 30- Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy filmmaker George Lucas's Lucasfilm Ltd and the ``Star Wars'' franchise for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, a blockbuster deal that adds one of the most beloved franchises in entertainment history to Disney's lineup.
Two entertainment empires are now one, as Disney has announced it will buy Lucasfilm and its "Star Wars" franchise. So what can we expect now that Jedis everywhere are in the Mouse House? Potential film titles are already hitting the Twittersphere.
Bob Iger, Disney CEO, offers his take on the company's earnings results, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. He also responds to President Obama's comments regarding Romney-hood.
Disney is set to report after the bell this afternoon. CNBC's Julia Boorstin offers a preview.
Disney is rolling out nutrition rules. Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, and Mark DiMassimo, DIGO founder & CEO, discuss.
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“I want to invest in businesses that I can understand, not in businesses that even the CEOs find unfathomable,” Cramer said.
He also comments on how Disney is looking at returning value to shareholders, the success of "The Avengers" movie franchise and the failure of "John Carter."
Walt Disney reported Q2 EPS at $0.58 versus a $0.55 estimate and revenue at $9.63 billion versus a $9.56 billion estimate. Robert Iger, Walt Disney president and CEO, discusses consumer trends and marketing strategies for his company, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Maria Bartiromo.
CNBC spoke with media heavyweights, tech titans and Internet innovators to get their predictions of where television is heading, and how they hope to be involved.
Financial firms continue to take flack for what many see as the outsized compensation they pay, but an early look at CEO pay for 2011 shows the biggest paychecks were doled out to the top executives at entertainment firms.
Denise Nappier, Connecticut Treasurer, discusses why she opposes the appointment of Disney CEO Bob Iger to the position of chairman.
Studios have repeatedly pledged in the 25 years since to modernize their clubby business practices, but the more Hollywood promises change, the deeper it seems to fall into its ruts — as evidenced by “John Carter,” a big-budget science fiction epic from Walt Disney Studios that opened Friday and flopped over the weekend. The New York Times reports.
CNBC'S Mary Thompson reports on Disney's new cruise ship, "Fantasy", with Disney CEO, Bob Iger.
Disney's newest ship, Fantasy, will be christened in New York on Thursday at 630pm. CNBC's Mary Thompson spoke with Disney CEO Bob Iger.
I sat down with Disney CEO Bob Iger immediately following the company’s earnings beat—the company reported 80 cents of earnings per share, compared to the 72 cents Wall Street projected.
Walt Disney's stock has gained 31.5% since CEO Bob Iger joined the team in October of 2005. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on the CEO's resignation and extended contract.
In February, Steven P. Jobs had learned that, after years of fighting cancer, his time was becoming shorter. He quietly told a few acquaintances, and they, in turn, whispered to others. And so a pilgrimage began. The New York Times reports.