Rumor: Disney is in Full Panic Mode

To put it as succinctly as possible: Disney is royally screwed. Their direct to consumer streaming service Disney Plus failed to attract paying subscribers and is projected to cost the company $1.1 Billion in the third quarter alone. Making matters worse, the continued reaction to Covid-19 has nuked their revenue generation, forcing the company to take on billions in debt just to cover operations. Continue reading “Rumor: Disney is in Full Panic Mode”

EA Wants To Double Down On LucasArts And Disney Partnership To Make More Star Wars Games

It looks like there’s going to be more Star Wars from EA in the foreseeable future. In a recent investor call, company CEO Andrew Wilson touched on the success of the license currently under EA and how the partnership between LucasArts and Disney will strengthen moving forward. Continue reading “EA Wants To Double Down On LucasArts And Disney Partnership To Make More Star Wars Games”

Conference Call Confirms Disney Plus is a Disaster

Content streaming (or direct to consumer as the industry has taken to calling it) by outward appearances appears to be nothing more than a mad dash to scoop up whatever part of the market Netflix doesn’t dominate. Though that may be partially the case, the real driving mechanism for the plunge into streaming lies in the decline of the legacy television platforms. Continue reading “Conference Call Confirms Disney Plus is a Disaster”

Rumor Watch: New Inside Details Emerge From WDW Pro on the State of Disney

A few years ago, Disney stood at the height of its power. Expanding to control 70% of Hollywood’s entertainment industry, their movies went as unrivaled as their influence over the media. Year of agenda pushings weakened the company until the lockdowns from the pandemic brought their economic prospects to their knees. Continue reading “Rumor Watch: New Inside Details Emerge From WDW Pro on the State of Disney”

Leslye Headland Got Her Star Wars Show

For years and even generations, May the Fourth has been a beloved celebration of that Galaxy Far, Far Away. It was a time for fans to rejoice as they came together in celebration of their combined passions. Then Disney happened. Continue reading “Leslye Headland Got Her Star Wars Show”

Rumor Watch: Disney Was Completely Unaware a Female-Centric Show was In Development

Last week came the disastrous tease of a new female-centric Star Wars show from the creative mind behind such hits as Russian Dolls and Weinstein’s casting couch. When the news broke it took everyone by surprise, including the two Bobs at Disney who were were reported to be furious with LucasFilm over the announcement. Leaving most unsure what fate would befall the “in development” show. Continue reading “Rumor Watch: Disney Was Completely Unaware a Female-Centric Show was In Development”

Disney’s Future is Grim as it Takes Out 7.3 Billion in Notes and 5 Billion in Credit

Disney is not doing well. Actually, that might be the understatement of the decade, as young as it is. For the company is bleeding money at the same rate demons are being dismembered in Doom Eternal. With their parks closed, each day sees the company lose 30 million dollars, according to Mediate. Even when the parks reopen they will have to be completely reinspected and pass certification which will mean additional millions in revenue just to bring them back online. A process that could take months. Continue reading “Disney’s Future is Grim as it Takes Out 7.3 Billion in Notes and 5 Billion in Credit”

Disney Plus Retroactively Censors Splash Nudity

Splash 2020 Censorship

Disney is now retroactively censoring old movies for today’s audiences. If you don’t have the films on VHS, DVD, or Blu-ray, you might want to grab them now because otherwise all future iterations of the film will likely undergo the same sort of censorship process that Disney has undertaken for the movies appearing on Disney Plus. In this case, the 1984 romantic fantasy film Splash starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah has been retroactively censored for its airing on Disney Plus due to some poorly applied digital wizardry. Continue reading “Disney Plus Retroactively Censors Splash Nudity”

Rumor Watch: Disney Considering Releasing Black Widow Direct to Steaming

In a recent post on 4chan picked up by Bounding Into Comics a self-proclaimed insider who works on the artwork for the upcoming Black Widow movie leaked some behind the scenes information along with unveiling Disney’s plan to gouge users to rent their movies from Disney Plus. According to the leaker, Disney’s desire is to keep its state of disarray and digital machinations a secret. More likely than not to avoid the blowback from theaters who would greatly object to competing directly with Disney’s digital platform. Continue reading “Rumor Watch: Disney Considering Releasing Black Widow Direct to Steaming”

Rumor Watch: Kennedy Attempting to Hijack Mandalorian Season 2

There I was enjoying raging over some Nioh 2 when suddenly I got a broadcast from the center of the Earth from culture hero and future ruler of Earth Doomcock. In his latest broadcast, which he assures us he has confidence in — but that we should take with a grain of salt over — he brings news of the happening inside Disney leading up to the second season of the Mandalorian. Continue reading “Rumor Watch: Kennedy Attempting to Hijack Mandalorian Season 2”

CEO Bob Chapek Promises Continued Diversity in Disney Movies

For a long time, Hollywood has gotten away with a persistent insistence of pushing subversive elements in their movies. It wasn’t until the “Blug Bug” spread through Hollywood faster than their favorite scapegoat is spreading through the world that their antagonism with the average American became untenable. As a result, family organizations like One Million Moms and Citizen Go have begun actively working to promote boycotts against Disney movies and parks. Continue reading “CEO Bob Chapek Promises Continued Diversity in Disney Movies”

Rise of Skywalker Novelization Confirms Palpatine Clone Leak

Leading up to Palpatine’s ultimate victory aka the Rise of Skywalker, the Fandom Menace was greeted nearly weekly with fresh leaks coming out of the movie’s production. Some obviously from disgruntled employees, but at a certain point, even the channels covering and delivering the leaks began to suspect at least some of them were being released intentionally by Disney. In an effort to gauge the hardcore Star War’s fans reactions to the movie that continued to test poorly with test audiences. Continue reading “Rise of Skywalker Novelization Confirms Palpatine Clone Leak”

Star Wars: The High Republic Series Will Be Handled By A “Diverse” Team

In the not too distant past the official Star Wars YouTube channel released a video alongside an article explaining what fans can expect from a new diverse initiative called “Project Luminous.” This new project also goes by the name of Star Wars: The High Republic and will explore events 200 years before Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Continue reading “Star Wars: The High Republic Series Will Be Handled By A “Diverse” Team”