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Mars partners with Disney for Halloween short film series amid altered holiday

Mars partners with Disney for Halloween short film series amid altered holiday

By: Tatiana Walk-Morris
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 9th, 2020
Candy maker Mars is sponsoring the Bite Size Halloween series, which showcases short films to help families celebrate Halloween.
Disneyland reopening on hold as California delays theme park guidelines

Disneyland reopening on hold as California delays theme park guidelines

By: Lisa Richwine
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 2nd, 2020
California's health secretary on Friday agreed to hear more input from theme park operators before issuing reopening guidelines, a step that further delays Walt Disney Co's DIS.N plans to welcome visitors back to Disneyland.
Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks unit employees due to coronavirus hit

Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks unit employees due to coronavirus hit

By: Lisa Richwine
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 29th, 2020
Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it will lay off roughly 28,000 employees, mostly at its U.S. theme parks, where attendance has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, especially in California where Disneyland remains closed.
Disney, signaling coronavirus effects will last well into next year, announces months-long delays for its biggest movies

Disney, signaling coronavirus effects will last well into next year, announces months-long delays for its biggest movies

By: Steven Zeitchik
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: September 24th, 2020
Disney massively overhauled its release calendar Wednesday, delaying its biggest films until well into 2021, a sign that the entertainment company has determined there is little future for theatrical moviegoing in the United States while the coronavirus pandemic remains unchecked..
‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Delayed as Pandemic Slows U.S. Theater Reopenings - WSJ

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Delayed as Pandemic Slows U.S. Theater Reopenings

By: R.T. Watson
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 11th, 2020
Warner Bros. postpones movie’s release from Oct. 2 to a date later this year.
'Tenet' scores $20 million in biggest domestic opening since pandemic

‘Tenet’ scores $20 million in biggest domestic opening since pandemic upended movie industry

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 6th, 2020
Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” garnered an estimated $20.2 million in ticket sales over Labor Day weekend.
Disney revenue dropped more than $8 billion last quarter as pandemic took its toll

Disney revenue dropped more than $8 billion last quarter as pandemic took its toll

By: Steven Zeitchik
Source: The Washington Post
Disney revealed that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic it took in just $11.8 billion in revenue and $1 billion in operating income in the three-month period that ended in June, compared to the $20.25 billion in revenue and $4 billion in operating income it generated over the same time period last year.
Q&A_ Cineworld CEO on re-opening Regal theaters in U

Q&A: Cineworld CEO on re-opening Regal theaters in U.S.

By: Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer
Source: ABC News
Date of Publication: August 7th, 2020
Regal movie theaters have been closed for almost five months in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they are gearing up to open on August 21.
Disney's 'Mulan' coming to Disney+ in September for $29

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ coming to Disney+ in September for $29.99

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 4th, 2020
Disney said on Tuesday, in a surprise move, that its blockbuster feature “Mulan,” which has been delayed from its theatrical release since mid-March, will hit Disney+ on Sept. 4, for a premium price of $29.99.
Disney Delays ‘Mulan’ Indefinitely, Postpones ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Avatar’ Sequels - WSJ

Disney Delays ‘Mulan’ Indefinitely, Postpones ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Avatar’ Sequels

By: R.T. Watson and Erich Schwartzel
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 23rd, 2020
Uncertainty reigns in Hollywood as studios, theaters, repeatedly push back openings.