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Bob Chapek’s Exit Might Be Showing Up for Disney in a Big Way

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Something that Disney hasn’t managed for four years has finally happened again, and it could mean some good news for the Walt Disney Company. The past year has not been the easiest for the Walt Disney Company. When the final numbers for 2022 came to, it was revealed that the entertainment and media giant lost $120 billion. Many fans were ...

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‘Black Panther 2’ Likely to Get Banned by China, Fans Tell Disney to Stop Pandering

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It looks like another Disney-backed blockbuster is going to be facing at least one ban in a major market. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Hollywood’s two biggest superhero movies of late 2022 — Disney’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Warner Bros.’ Dwayne Johnson tentpole Black Adam — are expected to be blocked from release in China, as Beijing regulators continue to crack ...

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Disney Confident Success Does Not Rely on China

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Over the past several months, The Walt Disney Company’s theatrical releases have been without access to the Chinese market. But it appears that Disney execs are not too worried about being without its second-largest box office in the world. During Disney’s Q2 Earnings webcast, Disney CEO Bob Chapek was asked about the ongoing issue with Mainland China as Covid-inspired lockdowns ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Drinking Your Way Around EPCOT’s World Showcase

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What would you consider to be the absolute best beverage in the entire world? That may be a difficult question to answer, especially if you haven’t had the chance to travel far and wide across continents trying out every sort of libation there is along the way. But thankfully, there’s EPCOT’s World Showcase here to provide the cultured expertise you ...

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Arbor Awesomeness: A Tribute to Disney Trees

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Every last Friday in April we observe what’s annually hailed as Arbor Day. It is the ultimate acknowledgement and tribute to the importance of trees with praise and recognition also rightfully given to the vital role that all plants play in maintaining life on this planet. Disney is no stranger to embracing the essentialness of trees and plant life. We’ve ...

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Shareholders to Let Disney Keep Blind Eye on China’s Human Rights Violations

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At its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, The Walt Disney Company voted on a shareholder’s proposal demanding The Company be take clear responsibility for its business with Mainland China despite the well-known human rights violations going on there. According to the Proxy Statement, the proposal asking Disney to present shareholders with a Human Rights Due Diligence Report states, in part: “Shareholders ...

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12 Things You’ll Love About the China Pavilion in Epcot

As you move through World Showcase in Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort, you’ll come across the China pavilion, located in between Norway and Germany. While there aren’t any thrill rides here, you should still take the time to explore the pavilion and learn more about the country. There’s so much to love here. 12. Joy of Tea The ...

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9 Things you Can’t Miss in Epcot’s China, Walt Disney World Resort

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There are days when I visit Epcot’s World Showcase and complete the full wrap-around jaunt through the countries in no time flat (a rare thing, yes, but when there is an ominous thundercloud lurking overhead it’ll put a little pep in your step). There are also days when I take my time, methodically exploring each country and appreciating all the ...

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