Robert A. Iger

ESPN Has Disney's Investors Really Worried

ESPN Has Disney's Investors Really Worried

For the second year in a row, Disney may have another "Star Wars" hit on its hands. With this season's "Rogue One" debuting Dec. 16, the company is already poised to sell $130 million in U.S. pre-release tickets, according to early estimates. If those predictions hold, that would make "Rogue One" one of the biggest "Star Wars" movies in history, second only to last year's "The Force Awakens," which raked in nearly $248 million in its opening weekend.

But no matter how well "Rogue One" performs at the box office, the film's success may be overshadowed by Disney investors' rising concerns about another part of its business:...

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