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Disney Launches Howard University Fund to Support Black Storytellers

Disney has partnered with Howard University to help advance opportunities for underrepresented students in media and entertainment. The initiative, the Disney Storytellers Fund at Howard University, was announced by the Walt Disney Company on Sunday at the Essence Festival of Culture. The multiyear program will provide stipends over a five-year period for student projects focused […]

‘Roseanne’ Implosion Ripples Overseas

International channels have dropped plans to air the sitcom following the star's racist tweet, and Disney has stopped selling the show worldwide.

MIPCOM: Disney Unveils Series of Digital Deals

Marvel's "Agents of SHIELD" starts strong abroad.

MIPCOM 2012: Disney Launches Movie On-Demand Service in Portugal With Local Operator ZON

The subscription-based offering is the first of its kind for Disney in Europe.

MIPCOM 2012: Disney Launches Turkish Version of ‘Revenge,’ Mexican ‘Brothers & Sisters.’

Disney has had global success with local-language versions of such ABC hits as “Desperate Housewives” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Disney Sued by Muslim Ex-Employee for Alleged Discrimination

Plaintiff says that she was dismissed in 2010 after she began wearing the hijab headscarf.

U.K. Online Movie Service Blinkbox Pacts With Disney to Challenge Netflix, Amazon’s LoveFilm

Under the deal, the subscription-free online renter and retailer will offer such popular content as "War Horse," "The Muppets," "Toy Story" and "Lost."

Chris Pine’s ‘Welcome to People’ Gets New Title

Alex Kurtzman's directorial debut, which co-stars Elizabeth Banks, has been renamed "People Like Us;" the dramedy opens in theaters June 29.

Jack Black Slams Courtney Love Over Attack on Muppets’ Nirvana Cover

The Hole singer earlier said "The Muppets" cover of “Smells Like Teen Spirit" had "raped" her husband’s legacy.

Marvel Exec Discusses ‘Avengers’, ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Video Games

As Activision debuts their new Spidey game at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this week, Games Production VP TQ Jefferson offers some updates and insights about translating characters from comic book to console.

‘War Horse’s’ Jeremy Irvine: What’s Next for the Actor?

With the galloping success of the Steven Spielberg epic, the British import is poised to break out in a big way.