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Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks’ standalone streaming service

Sponsored Links American Horror Story / FX Networks There’s bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney’s acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks’ Plus subscription service, which it launched with Comcast back in 2017. FX+ …

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Hollywood has long-term Netflix deals it can’t shake

Sponsored Links Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images If you listened to traditional media giants like Disney and AT&T’s WarnerMedia, you’d think Netflix was about to become a ghost town as well-known movies and TV shows vanish forever. However, that’s not entirely true. Bloomberg has learned that Netflix has far-reaching deals that could not only keep …

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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Marvel’s interest in digital audio isn’t limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man Without Fear. About two dozen of them are exclusives from Dreamscape, while another …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ will stream on Disney+ starting December 11th

Sponsored Links Marvel The Disney Corporation held its Q2 2019 earnings call on Wednesday, taking the opportunity to announce that Avengers: Endgame, which has passed $2 billion is ticket sales in just 11 days, will arrive as a streaming exclusive to Disney+ on December 11th. What’s more, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed during the call …

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Natalie Portman will narrate a dolphin documentary for Disney+

Jorge Sanz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Disney is clearly determined to flex its star power (and giant budget) ahead of its streaming service launch on November 12th. The company has announced that Natalie Portman will narrate Dolphin Reef, a nature movie that will debut alongside Disney+ itself on November 12th. The documentary will follow a …

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Disney+ app and worldwide rollout plans revealed

In the fall of 2017 Disney announced plans for a subscription streaming service of its own that could compete with the likes of Netflix. Last fall, it revealed a name — Disney+ — and that it would launch in late 2019. Today we’re finally getting more official information about what it’s like as Disney makes …

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SNL’s Kate McKinnon will play Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes in new Hulu series

Enlarge / ABC News’ podcast series, The Dropout, will soon be a Hulu TV series, according to Deadline. ABC News If a book, podcast, and pair of ABC and HBO documentaries weren’t enough, Elizabeth Holmes’ prominence in the media will soon continue in the form of a Hulu-exclusive TV series. Deadline reported on Wednesday that …

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Amazon’s next big step in sports: buying into the Yankees Network

Danny Moloshok / Reuters As Disney completes its acquisition of Fox there’s more than just the Marvel universe at stake. One condition of the purchase is that it will sell off Fox’s portfolio of regional sports networks, and as rumors late last year suggested, one interested party is Amazon. Reports from the New York Times …

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The ‘Captain Marvel’ site revisits classic 90s web design

Marvel No matter your level of excitement over the first Disney+-exclusive Marvel movie, if you remember web browsing in the days of 28.8 dial-up and web rings then the official Captain Marvel site will be an unexpected treat. The movie is set in 1995, and appropriately its official website looks like something made for viewing …

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