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Bob Chapek Named CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors today announced that Bob Chapek has been named Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Bob Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Robert A. Iger assumes the role of Executive Chairman and will direct the Company’s creative endeavors, while leading …

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Bob Iger Says Disney Released ‘Too Many’ Star Wars Films in a Short Time

Disney CEO Bob Iger recently spoke about the frequency of Star Wars films in a BBC Radio interview (via Deadline) about his new memoir. This news comes after Game of Thrones writers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff’s planned Star Wars trilogy was taken off the slate. “I have said publicly that I think we made and released …

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Disney Reveals Info on the Next Star Wars Film

Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for The Walt Disney Company participated in a question-and-answer session at the 6th Annual MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. We got some info on the next Star Wars film (scheduled for December 16, 2022) after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, as well as …

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Bob Iger on the X-Men Coming to Disney and the Star Wars Movies

The Hollywood Reporter talked with The Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger about two properties that fans are always eager to hear more news about: The X-Men and Star Wars. With Disney buying 21st Century Fox and thereby gaining the rights to the X-Men, Iger was asked whether Marvel Studios will absorb the franchise …

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