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Spin Master Hires Former Universal, Disney Exec for Toy Franchise Development

Spin Master Entertainment -- the entertainment division of the company behind the PAW Patrol toy line that inspired the Nickeldodeon series -- has hired Hollywood consumer products veteran Heather Oster as vp of global franchise development.

Mattel Third-Quarter Earnings Jump 22 Percent Despite Lower ‘Cars 2’ Toy Sales

Sales for the toy company's Fisher-Price Brands rose 6 percent driven by the acquisition of kids TV firm HIT Entertainment and Disney's "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" property.

Entertainment Workers Giving Six Times as Much to Democrats as Republicans

The Center for Responsive Politics reveals that entertainment and media company employees are giving far more to Democrats than Republicans in the current election cycle.

Hit Disney Film ‘Brave’ Is a Disappointment to Some on Wall Street

The Pixar movie opened at No. 1 with $66.7 million, but shares of Disney -- which bought the studio for $7.4 billion in 2006 -- dropped 1.6 percent Monday.

Analysts: Cars Land to Boost Disney Theme Parks Unit

Financial growth in the division “continues to be a positive for investor sentiment," says Miller Tabak analyst David Joyce.

Why Theme Parks Need Movie Tentpoles Too

Disney's Cars Land features the most expensive ride ever made as the industry rebounds big by borrowing -- heavily -- from the studios' blockbusters.

Disney Shareholders Elect Board Nominees; Bob Iger Talks ‘Muppets’ Sequel, ‘Avatar’ Theme Park Land

At the company's annual meeting, CEO Bob Iger also talks "Newsies," "Phineas and Ferb," "Pirates" and "Cars" -- but not so much of "John Carter"

Disney, DreamWorks Films Coming to Chinese VOD Provider You On Demand

With the latest content deal, "War Horse," "The Muppets," "Cars 2" and other movies will become available in the 3 million cable households served by the company.

‘Secret World of Arrietty,’ ‘The Lorax’ Are Further Examples of Left-Wing Propaganda, Says Lou Dobbs (Video)

The Fox Business Network host calls the two children's movies "insidious nonsense from Hollywood."

‘Breaking Dawn’ Continues to Dominate Home Video Charts

"The Help," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Cars 2" shot back up on the top 10 list as Target's $9 DVD sale played a major role.

Independent Distributor GKIDS Makes Its Mark With Two Oscar Nominations

Two animated-film nominations -- for "Chico & Rita" and "A Cat in Paris" -- put the micro-distributor on the map.