Tag Archives: Universal

Is Universal Going to Buy Warner Bros.?

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Recent reports assert that Universal/Comcast is going to buy Warner Bros. in the next two years; here’s everything we know so far. While the Walt Disney Company, its theme parks (both the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort), and its movies are certainly our primary focus here at Disney Fanatic, occasionally, we find interesting news about Disney’s competitors ...

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Disney Needs to Step Up Its Water Park Game – And Here’s Why

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It’s an ongoing debate that has many answers – which is better: Universal or Disney? Universal Studios has the thrills and, of course, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Hogwarts Express, while Disney World has Mickey Mouse, more theme parks, and ultimately, more magic. But when it comes to Florida water parks, Universal Orlando has certainly got the edge. ...

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Disney Lost to Universal When It Turned Down This Iconic Film

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Every company has some misses along the way. It’s inevitable. Ultimately, no matter how prolific or successful a company is, certain pivotal moments and choices can make or break a moment in history. Recently, it was revealed that Disney missed its chance to be the studio behind a film that became one of the most iconic productions in film history and ...

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Move Over, Universal! Disney World Has a Threatening New Competitor

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Many Disney Fanatics think of the sassy people running Universal Studios’ social media accounts when they think of Disney’s biggest competitors within the theme park industry, but Walt Disney World Resort now has another theme park competitor to worry about! A travel journalist named Carly Caramanna has just shed some light on a Caribbean theme park that entices its visitors ...

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Report: “Non-Woke” Studio Gears Up to Compete with Disney

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For decades the Walt Disney Company has been an untouchable entity. After Walt Disney founded the eventual entertainment giant in 1923, it slowly became one of the most culturally relevant and popular names in contemporary times. The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, a milestone in itself, and with that is practically cementing its place in history, no ...

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Competition or Not, Bob Iger Applauds ‘The Super Mario Bros.’

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May 10 saw the Walt Disney Company host its earnings call for the second quarter of the financial year. The Mouse House shared its numbers for the previous quarter, giving insight into what the company has been doing for the last three months. The call featured some bombshells, namely, Disney CEO Bob Iger calling out Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for ...

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Return of Bob Chapek? Disney Competitor’s Shakeup Draws Speculation

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Could Bob Chapek return to a leading role in the entertainment industry? The Walt Disney Company has dealt with several employment-based blows as their people go off and bring magic–and profits–to the competition, and perhaps the most significant example is Jeffrey Katzenberg. After helping spearhead the Disney Renaissance, driving Walt Disney Animation Studios to deliver instant classics from The Little ...

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Universal’s Latest Move Spells Trouble for Disney World

A visit to the Disney Parks is a memorable experience to write home about. Whether it’s the Walt Disney World Resort or the Disneyland Resort, there are plenty of attractions for Guests to enjoy. Whether you visit Magic Kingdom Park or Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park at the former or Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure Park at the latter, ...

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Universal CEO Insinuates They’re Better Than Disney

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The rivalry between Universal and Disney continues with the latest comments from NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell. The healthy competition between the Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando in Florida is well known—both are located just 11 miles away from one another in Orlando. Going to a Disney Park is considered by many to be the ultimate Disney vacation and ...

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Will Universal Overtake Disney in the Parks Battle?

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In the race to be the dominant name in the Parks battle, it seems like Universal might be set to overtake Disney. The Disney Parks are a household name. Between Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World Resort, and Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure in Disneyland Resort, they have carved out ...

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