| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:29 PM
The Walt Disney Co. will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4.05 billion, according to an announcement released Tuesday.
The deal will make George Lucas -- who became a movie-making icon with his “Indiana Jones”...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Last month, news that J.J. Abrams would direct “Star Wars: Episode VII” took the entertainment world by storm.
Today, a new conversation begins — who’ll direct the “Star Wars” spinoff movies that Lawrence Kasdan and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is indisputably among the nation's highest-paid executives, but compared with his fellow media moguls, he is eking out a meager living.
The New York media conglomerate that owns Warner Bros., HBO, TNT and Time...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:39 PM
DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg took home a relatively modest pay check in 2011 -- at least compared to his peers in the entertainment industry.
In addition to his usual $1 annual salary, Katzenberg, who controls 68% of the voting...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier.
The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Disney Consumer Products Chairman Andrew P. Mooney has resigned after nearly 12 years with the company.
Mooney announced his departure to the staff in an email Tuesday, saying, "It's never easy to leave a place you love, but today I informed Bob Iger...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 6:59 AM
When Walt Disney Co. looked to revamp its troubled retail stores in 2008, Chief Executive Robert A. Iger sought advice from the company's largest shareholder, a foremost expert on the consumer experience.
Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs had lured theme-...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 10:52 AM
George Bodenheimer, who has been running Walt Disney Co.'s lucrative ESPN networks for more than a decade, is stepping back from day-to-day management but plans to remain with the company in the newly created role of ESPN executive chairman.
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:57 AM
A little over a year after his surprise departure from Walt Disney Co. as head of consumer products, Andy Mooney has been named chief executive of sports apparel company Quiksilver.
During his 11 years at Disney, Mooney was known for building the...