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Disney to cut about 200 jobs at its TV networks

Disney had around 195,000 employees, according to its latest annual filing.

Oct 13, 2017, 07:13 AM IST
Disney facing backlash for casting non-Arab actress as Jasmine

Disney facing backlash for casting non-Arab actress as Jasmine

Disney's upcoming live-action reboot of 1992 animated classic "Aladdin" is facing blowback for casting a non-Arab actress to play Jasmine.

Jul 19, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Russia likely to ban Disney's film Beauty and the Beast over 'gay moment'

Russia likely to ban Disney's film Beauty and the Beast over 'gay moment'

Russia is mulling upon banning Disney`s `Beauty and the Beast` movie, due to a subplot in it showing a man discovering himself as gay.

Mar 05, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Angelina Jolie may star in 'Maleficent 2'

Angelina Jolie may star in 'Maleficent 2'

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is considering working in the second installment of dark fantasy film "Maleficent".

Feb 23, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
Poster alert! Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast' will take you straight to the fantasy world

Poster alert! Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast' will take you straight to the fantasy world

The upcoming Disney venture titled 'Beauty And The Beast' has an impressive star cast with the likes of Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson playing pivotal roles.

Jan 14, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Disney to bring back Hannah Montana series this December

Disney to bring back Hannah Montana series this December

End your year with Hannah Montana series..

Nov 18, 2016, 11:07 AM IST
New speech technology enables kids to control video game

New speech technology enables kids to control video game

Disney researchers have designed a speech recognition system for kids that can sort through overlapping speech, side talk and creative pronunciations of young children, allowing them to control a video game character.

Sep 07, 2016, 18:06 PM IST
'Wreck-It Ralph' all set to wreck it again in 2018

'Wreck-It Ralph' all set to wreck it again in 2018

Continuing its sequelitis with a revisit to 2012 animated hit 'Wreck-It Ralph,' Disney has recently announced its release date.

Jul 02, 2016, 16:26 PM IST
Disney donates $1 mn to Orlando shooting victims

Disney donates $1 mn to Orlando shooting victims

 Disney has donated $1 million to a fund established by the Mayor of Orlando to aid those affected by the mass shooting in the city.

Jun 15, 2016, 17:47 PM IST
Disney Donates USD 1 million to Orlando shooting victims

Disney Donates USD 1 million to Orlando shooting victims

49 people were killed and another 53 were injured at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Jun 15, 2016, 12:44 PM IST
Wow! Mouni Roy brings Disney princess Jasmine to life – Pics inside

Wow! Mouni Roy brings Disney princess Jasmine to life – Pics inside

Oh boy, we just can't get enough of her.

Jun 09, 2016, 10:32 AM IST
New Disney system to identify electronic devices

New Disney system to identify electronic devices

Radio frequency signals given off by electronic devices like laptops and smartphones can be used to uniquely identify even identical gadgets in the same way as fingerprints can differentiate humans, Disney researchers say.

May 09, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
CONFIRMED! 'Jungle Book' sequel is on the cards

CONFIRMED! 'Jungle Book' sequel is on the cards

After 'The Jungle Book' created storm at the box office, there comes an official confirmation by Disney over its second part. 

Apr 26, 2016, 14:24 PM IST
James Mangold to helm Disney's 'Captain Nemo'!

James Mangold to helm Disney's 'Captain Nemo'!

James Mangold has signed up to direct Disney's '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo'.

Feb 26, 2016, 10:12 AM IST
'The Jungle Book' to release in India a week before US

'The Jungle Book' to release in India a week before US

The film will come out in the Indian theatres on April 8, a week before it releases in the US.

Feb 17, 2016, 10:29 AM IST
Disney pushes back the release of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Disney pushes back the release of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Disney has announced that it will be pushing back the release of 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' to December 2017.

Jan 22, 2016, 10:53 AM IST
Star Wars: 'The Force Awakens' is fastest film to hit $1 bn at box office

Star Wars: 'The Force Awakens' is fastest film to hit $1 bn at box office

The new "Star Wars" has become the fastest movie to pass the $1 billion mark in global box office sales, Disney said Sunday, as fans of the space epic pack theaters around the world.

Dec 28, 2015, 03:29 AM IST
Disney team adds digital features to traditional games, crafts

Disney team adds digital features to traditional games, crafts

Augmented Reality (AR) holds unique and promising potential to bridge between real-world activities and digital experiences.

Nov 10, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Donald Trump asks Disney to rehire workers replaced by Indians

Leading Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has asked Disney to hire back every one of the workers they replaced with cheaper foreign IT workers on H-1 B visas largely from India.

Oct 31, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Indian fans to experience 'Star Wars' saga

After giving "Star Wars" fans in the capital a chance to experience Lightsabers or laser swords that are popular courtesy the film franchise, now Disney is set to take the experience to more cities in India to keep the buzz around the upcoming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" alive.

Oct 30, 2015, 02:32 AM IST