Walt Disney Co’s popular theme parks and a remake of “The Lion King” pushed earnings past Wall Street targets on Thursday, and the company spent less than it had projected on its big plunge into streaming entertainment.
“Star Wars” actors teased an epic sendoff, the cast of “Frozen” sang and action movie star Dwayne Johnson rolled out in a river boat as Walt Disney Co promoted its upcoming film slate to devoted fans on Saturday.
Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in “The Eternals,” Mahershala Ali in a remake of “Blade”and Natalie Portman as a female “Thor.”
Walt Disney Co on Tuesday pushed back the release of James Cameron’s sequel to box-office champion “Avatar” by a year, to December 2021, and announced debut dates for new “Star Wars” films starting in December 2022.
The deal is part of an ongoing strategy shift for Apple, which is facing weak hardware sales in China and a saturated global smart phone market.