Disney animation chief on leave over 'unwanted hugs'

2017-11-22 09:43

Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees.

Disney ends LA Times ban after widespread backlash

2017-11-08 07:04

The Walt Disney Co. lifted its ban of Los Angeles Times reporters and critics from its press screenings after a widespread backlash.

TV show about gay teenager won't be broadcast on DStv in SA

2017-11-03 07:41

Kenya has banned the Disney Channel's tween series Andi Mack, making it the latest TV series that MultiChoice says won't be broadcast on DStv in Africa.

Disney's Descendants descend on SA

2017-10-06 11:24

The stars of the hit Disney film Descendants visited South Africa this week ahead of the sequel's premiere.

There's a new prince in Aladdin

2017-09-06 14:34

Disney has added a new prince to the live-action remake of Aladdin.

Here's who will be playing Aladdin and Jasmine

2017-07-17 07:19

After a long search Disney had finally found Aladdin and Jasmine.

A Disney movie is being held ransom by hackers

2017-05-16 11:46

Disney chief Bob Iger said hackers claiming to have access to one of the company's unreleased movies were demanding a "huge" ransom.

Writer says Disney copied his plans for Zootopia

2017-03-22 15:33

A screenwriter and producer is suing Walt Disney Pictures claiming the studio copied his ideas for the Oscar-winning animated film Zootopia.

Disney to introduce its first gay character in new Beauty and the Beast

2017-03-02 13:07

Attitude magazine has revealed that Disney will make history by featuring its first gay character in the new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast.

Disney boosts stake in Paris theme park

2017-02-10 10:31

Walt Disney has boosted its holding in its Paris theme park to 85.7% by acquiring a stake from Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, and offered to acquire the rest.


Rian Johnson to create new Star Wars trilogy

2017-11-10 15:29

The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Rian Johnson will create a new trilogy for the Star Wars universe.

Disney bans LA Times from screenings of its films

2017-11-04 11:23

In response to a Los Angeles Times series Disney is barring the paper from advance screenings of its films.

Disney Channel to make history with first gay main character

2017-10-26 12:11

The Disney Channel will soon break new ground with its first gay storyline and a main character going through a journey of self-discovery of his sexuality.

There's a Hocus Pocus remake in the works and fans aren't happy

2017-09-29 09:29

Disney Channel has announced that a remake of the cult classic Hocus Pocus is in the works. And fans are not happy.

Disney to launch its own streaming services

2017-08-10 14:00

Disney is launching a new streaming service for its movies, and an ESPN service for some - but not all - sports

Soccer legend Lucas Radebe joins Disney TV show

2017-06-29 13:15

Lucas Radebe, will front a series of local shorts and lend his skills as a mentor for Disney XD’s brand new soccer-themed series 11.

Save the date! These Disney movies are coming soon!

2017-04-26 07:37

Save the date! Disney has just announced the release dates for it's upcoming slate of movies.

Disney decides not to release Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia

2017-03-15 17:02

Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new movie Beauty and the Beast in mainly Muslim Malaysia, even though film censors said it has been approved with a minor cut involving a "gay moment".

James Earl Jones and Donald Glover cast in Lion King remake

2017-02-19 18:01

James Earl Jones and Donald Glover are lending their voices to Disney's new computer- remake of 'The Lion King.'

Disney's $7bn intake makes history at the box office

2016-12-20 17:01

A huge debut for Rogue One has seen Walt Disney Studios become the first distributor in history to hit $7bn in annual global box office receipts.

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