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Sundance Institute, Disney Reveal First Muslim Artist Fellowship Cohort (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com The Sundance Institute and Disney have selected the first cohort for their Muslim Artist Fellowship. Each of the four filmmakers will receive an unrestricted $15,000 grant…

Analyst Upgrades: 3 Stocks That Just Got a Boost From Wall Street

investorplace.com Analysts are increasingly bullish on these companies and their shares As earnings season rolls on, analysts are busy updating their price targets and ratings on the stocks…

Disney+ Exec Jumps to The Economist

hollywoodreporter.com Disney+ exec Luke Bradley-Jones is set to join The Economist to speed up the iconic magazine’s pivot to becoming a digital-first global product. Bradley-Jones, most recently…

Why Disney needs a corporate CTO, according to one activist investor: ‘Disney will never be valued as a technology firm until it begins to think like a…

fortune.com Walt Disney Co. should appoint a corporate chief technology officer and focus on technology “transformation,” according to one of the activist investors pressing the company…

CEO Bob Iger Slashes Disney Stake by 80%

247wallst.com Investors can learn much by paying attention to how corporate insiders handle positions in their own companies. People may sell shares for various reasons (including buying…

Is Disney lagging on AI? That’s part of an activist investor’s latest critique

marketwatch.com An activist investor blasted Walt Disney Co. on Monday for its “mediocrity” on artificial intelligence and augmented reality and continued a campaign for seats on the media…

Futures Flat After Record-Breaking Week

zerohedge.com Futures Flat After Record-Breaking Week After storming higher last week, culminating with their 15th ascent in the past 17 weeks... ... US equity futures indicated a pause…

Nvidia, Remember You Are Mortal

investorplace.com Is there anything Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) stock can’t do? Is there anything Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) stock do? After the AI-chip titan reported spectacular earnings Wednesday…

Dan Le Batard explains how JJ Redick is leveraging ESPN, 'First Take' to boost himself

thestreet.com JJ Redick was back on ESPN's "First Take" this week, and it's caused quite a stir in the basketball and sports media world. It started because Redick didn't mince words when…

Inside Fundraiser for RFK Jr.: Rob Schneider and Other Comedians Rip Wokeness

newsweek.com Rob Schneider pondered the possibility of never working in Hollywood again as he and other comedians joked—oftentimes crudely—about COVID protocols and "wokeness" during a…

Posthaste: Canada is underestimating the number of new homes needed

financialpost.com “That significant forecasting/planning gap is a direct result of the fact that currently there are no credible forecasts, targets, or capacity plans across governments for…

Disney’s Top Asia Exec on Bob Iger’s Streaming Pivot and the “Gold Rush” for Korean Content (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com During the short period that Disney+ has been active across the major markets of the Asia-Pacific region — just a little over two years in most countries — the Walt Disney…

FuboTV Files $1B Lawsuit Seeking to Block Disney, Warners and Fox Sports Streaming Platform

hollywoodreporter.com The media giants teaming up on a new platform that will pool together sports streaming rights are facing an antitrust lawsuit from rival sports streamer Fubo, which alleges…

Actor Gina Carano sues Lucasfilm and Disney over her firing from 'The Mandalorian'

abcnews.go.com Actor Gina Carano has sued Lucasfilm and its parent The Walt Disney Co. over her 2021 firing from the TV series “The Mandalorian,” saying she was let go for expressing…

George Santos Is Suing Jimmy Kimmel for Ridiculing His “Gregarious Personality”

vanityfair.com Disgraced former New York Representative George Santos is suing Jimmy Kimmel, alleging the late-night host broke the law by generating fake requests on the celebrity video…

George Santos sues Jimmy Kimmel, says TV host fooled him into making embarrassing videos

aol.com NEW YORK − Former U.S. Rep. George Santos alleged in a lawsuit filed Saturday that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel deceived him into making videos on the Cameo app that were…

Santos sues Jimmy Kimmel for tricking him into making videos to ridicule him

politico.com NEW YORK — Former U.S. Rep. George Santos alleged in a lawsuit filed Saturday that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel deceived him into making videos on the Cameo app that were…

Opening Bell: 1.31.24

dealbreaker.com Byron Allen’s Latest Takeover Attempt: Paramount for $14 Billion [Bloomberg via Yahoo!]Allen offered $28.58 each for the voting shares of Paramount, a 50% premium to recent…

Column: DeSantis notches a courthouse win against Disney, thanks to a Trumpian right-wing judge

latimes.com Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, whose “anti-woke” campaign took aim at Walt Disney Co., just won a court victory against the company. On the face of it, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis…

Queen Mary, once a sinking white elephant, shows signs of remarkable revival

latimes.com The Queen Mary, docked in Long Beach harbor, needs millions of dollars in repairs and had been running at a deficit. But city reports show the ocean liner-turned-tourist…

George Santos sues late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for tricking him into making videos to ridicule him

aol.com Former U.S. Rep. George Santos alleged in a lawsuit filed Saturday in New York that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel deceived him into making videos on the Cameo app that were…

Turnaround Picks: 3 Unloved Stocks That Are Ready to Rise

investorplace.com Some investors may seem bullish on these well-known companies A lot of well-known companies have had to contend with slumping share prices in recent years. After years of…

Disneyland's Mickey Mouse and Cinderella performers may unionize

abcnews.go.com Workers who help bring Disneyland’s beloved characters to life — including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Cinderella — are looking to unionize. Labor organizers announced the…

Disney Stock Sees Massive 11.5% Rally Following 50% Increase In Dividend Thanks To Bob Iger's Post-COVID Rebound Strategy

finance.yahoo.com Investors in The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) have received promising news, as the entertainment giant recently announced a substantial uptick in its January dividend. This…

All The Smoke new company fortifies partnership with Dan Le Batard

thestreet.com Matt Barnes was a key role player in the NBA, but today, he is a major player in the sports media scene. And he's now a leader of his own sports media company. Barnes and…

This AI startup has the backing of Jensen Huang, Joe Montana and Jefferey Katzenberg

marketwatch.com The unlikely trio of Nvidia Corp. Chief Executive Jensen Huang, Super Bowl legend Joe Montana and former Walt Disney Co. Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg do have something in…

Peltz Blasts Disney’s New Sports Service, Epic Games Investment

finance.yahoo.com Nelson Peltz has launched a fresh attack against the management of Walt Disney Co., saying plans to launch a new sports streaming service and invest in Epic Games Inc. are…

Activist investor Trian assails Disney moves as ‘spaghetti-against-the-wall plan’

marketwatch.com Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management, which is headed for a showdown with Walt Disney Co. at the company’s annual shareholders meeting on April 3, upped the ante on…

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