| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 31% jump in earnings per share, the strongest in the company's history, buoyed by improvements at its film studio, theme parks and consumer products groups.
The Burbank entertainment conglomerate's revenue reached $11.1 billion...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Walt Disney Co.'s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment gave it the Hulk, Iron Man and other superheroes to fuel summer blockbusters for years to come.
It also got Ike Perlmutter.
Marvel's chief executive is hardly a household name. But Disney's...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The Walt Disney Co. and its Marvel Studios subsidiary said Monday that "Iron Man 3" will be a co-production with China, as the Burbank company teamed with DMG Entertainment of Beijing to co-finance and distribute the film.
Robert Downey, Jr., Gwynneth...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal allowing Comcast Corp. cable customers access to all of its popular channels — including ESPN, ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel — from portable devices and video-on-demand services....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:21 PM
The phone clicks on and the accent in the voice is more East L.A. than North Pole.
“Santa’s workshop,” he says cheerily.
He says his alter ego is Lou Martinez and not the other way around. See, Lou Martinez is a former data and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:26 AM
From an over-the-top Lady Gaga to a fashion-forward Minnie Mouse? That, in a nutshell, is the direction Barneys New York is headed for with its 2012 holiday campaign.
The luxury retailer announced Wednesday that it has collaborated with Walt Disney Co....
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:59 AM
When Walt Disney Co.'s "John Carter" opens in theaters this weekend, the science-fiction adventure may encounter obstacles as formidable as its hero faces on Mars.
The film brings to the big screen a century-old fantasy tale, from Tarzan creator Edgar...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:18 AM
The Walt Disney Co. is set to announce a major licensing deal to bring "Avatar" attractions to its theme parks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
The Burbank entertainment giant has secured the rights from 20th Century Fox movie studio,...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:49 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal to bring the fantasy world of "Avatar" to Disney Parks, starting with a multi-attraction themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla.
Director James Cameron and his producing partner Jon Landau -- the team...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:03 AM
A half-century ago, Walt Disney leased a horse ranch in Placerita Canyon to shoot episodes of “The Adventures of Spin and Marty” from the classic ABC series “The Mickey Mouse Club.”
Disney liked the property, with its rich...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:28 AM
"The Lone Ranger" has had an arduous journey to the big screen. Between budgetary concerns that shut the production down weeks before shooting was to begin and the recent death of a crew member, the Johnny Depp-starring western has been chock-full of...