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In Panic Mode: Bob Iger and AMPTP Meet as Strike Talks Stall

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For four months, many of Hollywood’s writers have been out of the writers’ rooms and on the picket lines. On May 2, The Writers Guild of America announced that its more than 11,000 members would be striking after failing to negotiate a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). The last time the WGA went ...

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Disney Star Reportedly “Blowing Through” Fortune In Final Years

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Perhaps one of the most beloved actors of all time is nonagenarian Dick Van Dyke. The Missouri-born actor has been a staple of the entertainment industry for more than sixty years and has starred in a number of hit films and television shows, including The Dick Van Dyke Show, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Diagnosis Murder, and Bye Bye Birdie. Disney fans will, of ...

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Tram Crash Leaves Disneyland Guests Sore and Angry

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One Disneyland guest’s simple question revealed a distressing incident that happened on Sunday night, leaving many Disneyland visitors feeling disgruntled and leaving Disney’s guest relations in a temporary bind! “Anyone know why the trams stopped running?” a Disneyland guest asked curiously in the Reddit post shown below. An Ominous “Thud” The Disneyland guest explained that they were “walking into world ...

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Disney is Funding A Lawsuit Against…Disney?

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Last month, the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, the Board handpicked by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to replace the Reedy Creek Improvement District, sent a referral to the Florida Inspector General against the Walt Disney Company. They complained that Reedy Creek employees received discounts and Disney World season passes. They called it a “scheme” to defraud taxpayers.  When Governor DeSantis ...

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Disney World Guests Demand Refunds Due to Excessive Ride Breakdowns

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Even though many Disney Fanatics associate Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort (not to mention the international Disney resorts) with “Disney magic,” the fact remains that Disney theme parks are, in fact, theme parks like any other. This means that they also suffer from ride breakdowns, malfunctions, and unexpected closures like any other theme park attractions do (regardless of ...

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‘Indiana Jones’ Finds Massive Success After Box Office Fiasco

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It is well established that Lucasfilm’s Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny has had a lackluster showing at the global box office during its theatrical run. However, the title recently claimed a victory after launching for video-on-demand (VOD) digital release download and rental on August 29. Indiana Jones 5′s Box Office Flop Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny ...

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Beloved ‘Shrek’ Singer Has Died

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Former lead singer of the American rock band Smash Mouth, Steve Harwell, has died at the age of 56, per the latest reports. The singer passed away on September 4, 2023. The band’s longtime manager, Robert Hayes, shared in a statement, “Steve Harwell passed away this morning, Sept. 4, 2023, at his home in Boise, Idaho. He was surrounded by ...

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Disney’s Shameless Plug to Angry Spectrum Customers: “There’s Hulu+ Live TV!”

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The Walt Disney Company angered many people late last week when it decided to pull all its programming from Charter Communication’s Spectrum TV cable provider. The company would do well not to trigger these customers further, particularly sports fans who had to go without ESPN channels this weekend. However, Disney couldn’t help itself. With negotiations ongoing and no end in ...

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