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Netflix Makes First Acquisition With Comic-Book Publisher

Netflix announced its first-ever acquisition, snapping up a comic-book publisher and pushing a strategy that has also been popular with major Hollywood studios for years: Superheroes.Netflix agreed to buy Millarworld, the publisher behind characters and stories like "Kingsman" and "Old Man... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Disney CEO Bob Iger gets a book deal

Bob Iger, whose tenure as chairman and chief executive of Walt Disney Co. has been marked by a string of high-profile acquisitions, will write a book about leadership for Random House, the publisher announced Monday. In a news release, Random House said Iger's book will explore "the ideas,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Archer to Succeed Gentel at HMH Trade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade president Gary Gentel has announced that he is retiring in 2016, and will be succeeded by Ellen Archer, former president and publisher of Walt Disney Co.’s Hyperion Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Disney to launch UK subscription service

Walt Disney will next month launch a an app-based subscription service in the UK, offering books as well as films, TV and music, for £9.99 per month, called DisneyLife. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Star Wars' takes center stage in Facebook's 360-degree video rollout

Facebook has added 360-degree videos to its news feed, an immersive feature the Menlo Park-based social media platform said will capitalize on a growing number of video publishers using the format. And to pique the interest of users, The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Lucasfilm have published... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trophy Wife Star Albert Tsai Spends His Free Time Reading Harry Potter Books

Specs Who Albert Tsai Age 9 Accomplishments Stars as Bert on ABC’s Trophy Wife (Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c) Base Los Angeles I’ve read that you take all of your classes online. What’s that like? Yeah, I’m homeschooled. When I’m on set, there’s a studio teacher who helps me with my work. I like it,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2014-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Saving Mr. Banks' trailer explores how 'Mary Poppins' was adapted for the big screen (+video)

'Saving Mr. Banks' stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as 'Poppins' author P.L. Travers in the story of how the children's book became a Disney film. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Six-Month Bounce for Industry Stocks

Led by big dollar gains at Amazon and Walt Disney Co., the Publishers Weekly Stock Index rose 16.7% in the first six months of 2012, almost triple the increase posted by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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