Archive for November 7, 2017

A Fox/Disney Deal Could Finally Cancel The Simpsons

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Homer Simpson and Disney

It’s the longest-running prime-time scripted TV show of all time, but a recent development could finally see The Simpsons come to an end. Fox’s industry-changing classic has survived the endless changeover of writers, loss of actors, the internet, Y2K, the episode “Homer vs. Dignity”, a complete lack of cultural relevance, and even the episode “Lisa Goes Gaga”, so there’s some irony it may actually happen at the corporate hands of Micky Mouse.

It was recently reported that Disney has been looking to buy up big chunks of Fox, specifically its movie division and TV channels. While this has expectedly got everyone speculating over what it means for the X-Men and the MCU (both companies ...

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Will Ben Affleck Only Do One Batman Standalone Movie?

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Ben Affleck gives a rather non-committal answer when asked about his future of playing Batman in the DCEU, while promoting Justice League.

Cars 3 Makes You Appreciate Professional Racing

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Ray Evernham is an an American consultant for Hendrick Companies, but got his start working the pit crew for Bill Davis Racing. He is most known for being the racing chief for Nascar driver Jeff Gordon. He made his voice acting debut in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3. Jay Ward was a characters manager and one of the art coordinators and additional voices in Cars and Cars 3. He began his Pixar career back in late 1998 and is considered the “guardian” of the Cars franchise due to his in-depth knowledge and love of cars. Cars 3 was released on Digital HD on October 24, 2017, and will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray on November 7, 2017.

Screen Rant got a chance to talk with Jay Ward and Ray Evernham on press day, where we discussed working on a racing pit ...

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Disney Has Ended Its Los Angeles Times Ban

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Disney Castle Logo

Following a dispute between The Walt Disney Company and the Los Angeles Times that resulted in Disney banning the newspaper from press screenings, Disney has officially overturned its decision. Disney came under immediate pressure from various media outlets, such as the A.V. Club and The New York Times, on the subject of freedom of the press, and Disney ultimately yielded.

The LA Times had been investigating Disney relationship with the city of Anaheim, CA (where Disneyland and California Adventure are located). As a result, Disney reacted defensively, claiming that the newspaper “showed a complete disregard for basic journalistic standards,” persuading the company to wipe their hands clean of ...

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Disney Ends LA Times Ban After Massive Critical Backlash

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Following a tremendous amount of backlash from the public and critics associations, Disney has lifted its ban on the L.A. Times.
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