bob iger

Disney Shake-Up: Bob Iger Out, Bob Chapek in Effective Immediately

Disney Shake-Up: Bob Iger Out, Bob Chapek in Effective Immediately

Disney has gone through a seismic corporate shake-up this afternoon, with long-time CEO Bob Iger leaving his position and naming Bob Chapek the new CEO effective immediately. Iger will stay on the Disney board and guide them through the end of his contract on December 31st, 2021. Chapek has been head of Disney Parks, Experiences […]

Bob Iger Meeting With Martin Scorsese, Because We Can't Let This Die

Bob Iger is the most powerful man in Hollywood. This is not up for debate. He was recently named Time magazines Businessperson of the Year, and because the world is cruel, Iger was asked about the superhero film comments made by living legend Martin Scorsese. For those who don't remember, or have been living under […]

Bob Iger Says That "Less Is More" When It Comes to Star Wars

There has been a significant amount of discourse around Star Wars and the future of the franchise. At the moment Lucasfilm and Disney are heading into the last month of promotion before Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker comes out people are starting to look to the future. On the TV side, there is plenty of […]

Bob Iger Cites "Black Panther" As Evidence in Debate About Superheroes and Cinema

In the wake of Martin Scorsese's opinion that superhero movies are "not cinema" and Francis Ford Coppola's amplification of the point calling them "despicable," Disney CEO Bob Iger has responded with at least one example of the power behind his company's blockbuster Marvel movies. His comments yesterday at a WSJ Tech Live event were featured in […]

Gossip: So What Did Happen With Marvel and Sony Over Spider-Man Anyway?

"Spider-Man" Star Tom Holland Key in Getting Disney-Sony Deal Done

Tom Holland is a man of many talents. Not only does he possess the athleticism and wit to portray Spider-Man for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he also was key for Disney and Sony reconciling to get their latest deal done. Six weeks after the negotiations went to a halt on August 20th that saw […]

George Lucas Felt Betrayed by Disney's Direction on Star Wars

George Lucas Felt Betrayed by Disney's Direction on "Star Wars"

With the release of Bob Iger's memoir today, some new comments from George Lucas about the direction of the Star Wars franchise have been made public. What we knew before the book's publication was that Lucas delivered some story ideas to Disney when they purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion. There's always the worries […]

Billy Dee Williams Shares Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Photos With Some Old Friends

Billy Dee Williams Shares Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Photos With Some Old Friends

We knew last night's livestream of Disneyland's dedication ceremony to open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge was going to be emotional for fans all over the galaxy, but we weren't expecting some of the surprise guests. Bob Iger kicked everything off in a very Iger way, and George Lucas showed up, shocking the hell out of […]

George Lucas Calls Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge "Star Tours on Steroids"

George Lucas Calls Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge "Star Tours on Steroids"

Happening right now live from Disneyland, the official dedication ceremony for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge! Bob Iger kicked things off, and to our much delighted surprise, George Lucas showed up! "It's like Star Tours on steroids," Lucas says of the new land. Billy Dee Williams showed up, and spoke about being the previous owner of the lovely […]

Bob Iger on Disney, Star Wars, Marvel Studios Productions Leaving Georgia

Disney CEO Bob Iger just commented on the position of the House of Mouse and their numerous franchises continuing to film in Georgia if the state's recently passed hardline stance on abortion goes into effect in 2020. Iger commented to Reuters during a chat at the Anaheim Disneyland park ahead of the kickoff ceremony for their […]

Bob Iger "Guesses" There Will be 3rd Disney+ 'Star Wars' Series

Now that we've finally gotten confirmation that the first Star Wars film coming after Rise of Skywalker (the end of the main saga of the cosmic conflict) will be whatever it is that Game of Thrones co-creators Dan Weiss and David Benioff are working on, what's next for the Disney+ lineup? Disney CEO Bob Iger seems pretty positive that aside from […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger Gives 'Avengers: Endgame' A High Score

We could easily make the joke that maybe Disney CEO Bob Iger doesn't understand sliding scales as made apparent by his allotted score for the 22nd Marvel Studios superhero film Avengers: Endgame. Iger took to Twitter Tuesday morning to offer his thoughts on 4th The Russo Brothers' directed MCU title, giving it a "25" on a scale […]

Disney Pledges $5 Million for Notre Dame Rebuilding Efforts

Donations to aid in the efforts to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris are flooding in from across the globe following a fire which tore through the historic site earlier this week, with The Walt Disney Company the most recent large corporate entity to offer their support. A pledge of $5 million dollars from the […]

'Star Wars': Bob Iger Says "Hiatus", Kathleen Kennedy Says "10 More Years"

Before you Star Wars fans start to panic about all the other sites running a story where Disney CEO Bob Iger commented on the cosmic conflict franchise going on hiatus after The Rise of Skywalker, maybe reading the full quote would be a good idea. Yes, he did say "hiatus", but what he said before that sort of […]

'Avengers: Endgame' Cast Invades Downtown Disney!

'Avengers: Endgame' Cast Invades Downtown Disney!

Oh if only we could have been at Disneyland today, as several of the cast for Marvel Studios Avengers: Endgame just invaded the Downton Disney area to promote the film. Twitter is awash in updates from the "surprise" appearance of Paul Rudd, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Brie Larson, Chris Hemsworth, and Jeremy Renner. The crew was joined on stage by […]


Tom Hiddleston WILL Star as Loki in Disney+ Streaming Series

All kinds of fun news coming out of today's Disney quarterly earnings call thanks to Bob Iger, who just confirmed a bit of casting news for the future of the MCU tv series on Disney+, the House of Mouses' upcoming streaming service. It was rumored earlier this year that a tv series about Loki was […]

'Rogue One' Prequel Starring Diego Luna Coming to Disney+ Bob Iger Says

Today during the Disney quarterly earnings call, Bob Iger revealed a TON of planned films and series for the streaming service, now called Disney+. The one that surprised us the most (and also excited us the most) is the reveal of a Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prequel SERIES starring Diego Luna as his R1 character, Cassian Andor. […]

Kevin Feige says Deadpool "Probably" Survived Thanos Snap

Everyone still wants to know who did and who did not survive the Great Ashing of Thanos' snap in Avengers: Infinity War, and Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige has an answer about Deadpool. Kinda. In a recent carpet interview with Variety during the Britannias Awards. event, Feige did his Feige thing and offered a non-answer about the question […]