| 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 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,...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:33 AM
The Walt Disney Co.has done preliminary work on introducing Marvel's superhero characters to the happiest place on earth: Disney's theme parks.
Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger told shareholders attending an annual meeting that the company has had a...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Walt Disney Co. said it expects to incur a loss of about $200 million on its big-budget sci-fi film, "John Carter," based on box-office results.
The film's theatrical performance -- which brought in $184 million in global box-office sales, well shy of...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Hogwarts is coming to Hollywood.
Universal Studios is planning to build a replica of its successful Florida Harry Potter theme park in Los Angeles, said people familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it publicly.
A contract between...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:57 PM
DreamWorks Animation and China's largest media companies plan to invest more than $3 billion to build a sprawling entertainment, dining and shopping district in Shanghai.
A new joint venture called Oriental DreamWorks announced Monday that the company...