It seems that Disney’s expansion is far from done. Last month it was announced that Hulu had bought back the 9.5% share that AT&T acquired with its purchase of Time Warner for $1.43 billion. AT&T’s goal was to use that money to help pay off the debt it had acquired. This acquisition left Comcast with, roughly, 33% and Disney with 66%. With Comcast, the last hold out for Disney, the industry was left wondering how Comcast would respond, if at all.

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Outside of few exceptions, stop motion animation has gone out of favor with the general movie going audience. Hollywood studios rarely want to invest the time and money on projects that won’t yield a high reward. But there’s one studio that is trying to bring the magic and beauty of the art form: Laika. This studio is probably best known for putting out Coraline, since that’s the film that did the best due to a number of factors. 

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Apple is about to join the streaming game. Last week Apple unveiled Apple TV+, a new home for original content. This has been a long time coming for the tech giant as they have been accumulating original shows from top creators for some time now. Everyone from Sam Raimi to Steven Spielberg are developing shows for the new platform. Making it a force to be reckoned with right out of the gate.

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Until last week, it wasn’t clear what sorts of changes would be coming to the film production side of 21st Century Fox. Now that Disney had control of the company and layoffs began to happen, it was assumed that the company would operate relatively unchanged. This assumption was debunked last week when the public learned that Disney has shut down Fox 2000, the production arm of 21st Century Fox that produced films such as Love, Simon and Life of Pi.

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