Disney takes over Hulu, plans to launch streamer globally

2019-05-15 11:51

The Walt Disney company has taken over operational control of the Hulu subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service in the United States with immediate effect.

'Avengers: Endgame' shatters African box office records

2019-04-30 11:37

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame film has not just shattered American and global cinema records but also box office records in South Africa, East Africa and West Africa.

Disney+ video streaming service not coming to SA soon

2019-04-26 14:46

The Walt Disney Company's video streaming service Disney+ that will launch in November 2019 won't include South Africa or anywhere else in Africa for at least two years.

From Disney to Netflix, the big takeaways from CinemaCon

2019-04-06 09:25

Here are some of the biggest takeaways from the annual gathering of theater owners and distributors.

Overcoming a fear of heights - and 12 other facts from 'Dumbo'

2019-03-26 14:43

Disney's live-action remake of the 1941 animated classic, Dumbo takes flight in cinemas this week. Here are some interesting facts that will enchant you.

Emma Thompson blasts studio for hiring disgraced ex-Pixar leader

2019-02-26 19:25

Actress Emma Thompson detailed her reasons for resigning from a Skydance Animation film in protest at its hiring of former Pixar executive John Lasseter, in a scathing letter that’s one of the most prominent outcries of Hollywood’s #MeToo era.

WATCH: Here's a first look at Frozen 2!

2019-02-14 07:50

Disney has dropped the first official teaser-trailer for Frozen 2. The sequel will be released worldwide from 22 November to ring in the holiday period.

Disney Channel fires actor Stoney Westmoreland after trying to lure 13-year old for sex

2018-12-16 13:00

The Disney Channel has fired Stoney Westmoreland after he was arrested for allegedly trying to arrange to have sex with a 13-year old.

Here's your first look at what will be on Disney's new streaming service

2018-11-09 11:56

Disney has revealed that its to-be-launched video streaming service will be called Disney+ and has added two more drama series.

Mickey Mouse gets an African makeover in time for his 90th birthday

2018-09-30 17:37

Iconic Disney character Mickey Mouse has been given a makeover, African style - and it's in time for his 90th birthday.


Disney sets dates for new 'Star Wars' and 'Avatar' films

2019-05-09 13:58

Disney revealed its future plans for two of its most towering franchises - the 'Star Wars' saga and 'Avatar.'

'Avengers' record sets up weekend bonanza, topping 'Star Wars'

2019-04-27 17:12

"Avengers: Endgame" took in a domestic record of $60m in Thursday night preview shows, setting up what will probably be an all-time high opening this weekend.

Disney+ signals the future as streaming service tries to beat Netflix

2019-04-11 21:34

All eyes are on Disney+, with the new streaming service set to fundamentally shape Disney’s future as the media conglomerate tries to upend Netflix.

Colin Farrell reveals his favourite Disney movie

2019-03-27 14:10

Colin Farrell who stars in the live-action version of 'Dumbo' has revealed his favourite Disney movie.

Disney closes $71bn deal with Fox

2019-03-20 08:48

Disney has closed its $71bn acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business, putting Cinderella, The Simpsons, Star Wars and Dr. Strange under one corporate roof.

WATCH: This full-length trailer of The Lion King will make you feel nostalgic

2019-02-26 16:34

When Disney shared the first teaser trailer for the remake of The Lion King in November 2018 they sent every Lion King fan into a frenzy.

WATCH: Need an in-car adventure? Audi fits cool VR tech to new e-tron

2019-01-08 19:00

Audi is redefining in-car entertainment at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with virtual reality technology that allows passengers to experience movies and video games.

Tom Hanks in talks to play Gepetto in a live-action remake of Pinocchio

2018-11-30 13:34

Tom Hanks is reportedly in early talks to play Gepetto in Disney's live-action remake of Pinocchio.

New Star Wars TV series title revealed

2018-10-05 13:48

The director of Disney's upcoming Star Wars live-action TV series has revealed that the title will be The Mandalorian

Disney slows their roll with Star Wars releases

2018-09-21 10:33

After the lacklustre performance of the latest instalment in the wildly popular Star Wars saga, Disney is tapping the brakes on the franchise - an acknowledgement that there can be too much of a good thing.

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