Entertainment giant Disney today announced that it would buy most of the assets of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock in a move that reboots the Mouse House’s streaming and television ambitions.
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The boats are coming for Disney’s movies, ready to evacuate them from Netflix’s disputed shore. The studio’s deal with the streaming service expires next year; in 2019 everything that smells even faintly of mouse will move to a new redoubt. Disney and Pixar movies will supply the pipeline for a new Disney-owned streaming platform, a company rep said during an earnings announcement. (CEO Bob Iger also said he wasn’t sure if the Star Wars and Marvel movies would be on the same new service or somewhere else entirely.)
Today, the nominees for the 69th annual Emmy Awards were announced. Netflix was the clear leader out of primarily streaming services, with eighteen total nominations in the major categories.
Cyber attacks targeting a little known internet infrastructure company, Dyn, disrupted access to dozens of websites on Friday, preventing some users from accessing PayPal, Twitter and Spotify.
Netflix has just revealed a sneaky little treat for when you’re done bingeing on Daredevil season two: a first look at Luke Cage, and the man with the unbreakable skin in action.