Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Bob Chapek

Disney CEO: Talent Deals Undergoing “Reset” After Scarlett Johansson Lawsuit

In light of the ongoing legal battle between Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson and Disney, Disney CEO Bob Chapek said the standards for talent deals are undergoing a “reset,” and future…

President Biden Hosting Disney CEO Bob Chapek to Discuss Vaccine Mandate

Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek will be at the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Chapek will be part of a panel of business…

‘Shang-Chi’ Star Simu Liu Fires Back at Disney CEO Over “Experiment” Comment

Simu Liu on Saturday responded to a comment made by Disney CEO Bob Chapek, who said the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was an “experiment” for the company. Chapek made…

Does Disney+ Need to Absorb Hulu and ESPN+ to Rival Netflix?

Bob Chapek isn’t ready to ditch the Disney streaming bundle of Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ in favor of an all-in-one offering, but the Disney CEO isn’t taking the option off the table…

Disney Chief Bob Chapek Defends Hybrid ‘Black Widow’ Release Amid Scarlett Johansson Lawsuit

Citing the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek on Thursday defended his company’s decision to release certain films — including Black Widow — simultaneously in theaters and…

Disney Beats Wall Street Expectations, Hits 116M Disney+ Subscribers

As the so-called delta variant of COVID-19 throws a wrench into moviegoing and live events, The Walt Disney Co. nonetheless beat Wall Street estimates Thursday, reporting revenue of $17 billion. The

Disney’s Bob Iger Lieutenants Zenia Mucha and Alan Braverman to Retire

As Bob Iger goes, so do some members of his core executive team at The Walt Disney Co. Iger, Disney’s executive chairman, remains on track to retire at the end of this year, but he won’t be…

Don’t Expect an Ad-Supported Disney+ Option, CEO Says

Disney CEO Bob Chapek spoke Monday about the company’s reorganization to prioritize the creation and distribution of content for streaming, and shared some detail regarding upfront…

Disney CEO Explains Hedged Bet On Movie Theaters

Why is The Walt Disney Co. utilizing a number of different theatrical release strategies over the next few months? Disney CEO Bob Chapek says they are “celebrating flexibility” as the company…

Disney+ Misses Expectations With 103.6 Million Subscribers

While the fallout from the pandemic leads to a tough comparison with a year ago, The Walt Disney Co. delivered mixed results in its earnings Thursday, delivering revenue of $15.6 billion and…

Disney Names Paul Richardson Chief Human Resources Officer

He succeeds longtime veteran Jayne Parker, who announced she is leaving the company at the end of June after a 33-year career. 

Disney CEO Bob Chapek Buys $12.5 Million Westlake Village Estate

The executive's new six-bedroom trophy property clocks in at nearly 10,000 square feet and sits on six acres.