| May 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune.
The 2.3 acre...
| May 15, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Walt Disney Studios has extended the contract of Chairman Alan Horn into 2018, the company said Thursday.
Horn, who previously was the longtime president of Warner Bros., joined Disney in 2012. He oversees worldwide operations for the studio, which...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
How you approach a trip to Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios can make or break your experience, whether you are a casual or die-hard fan.
The first round of Star Wars Weekends is in the books, but there are still four more three-day...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Disney and digital just got a little closer, thanks to a huge assist by Apple.
Today the media giant released a new app that will let film fans store their movies in the cloud and have them available for their iPads, iPhones, iPod touch devices and...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With the launch of a new cloud-based movie service from Walt Disney Co., the marketplace of Web-based movie services just got more crowded and possibly confusing for consumers.
After eschewing UltraViolet, a technology standard backed by its main...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network have signed a new long-term distribution deal that includes an agreement for Dish to disable its controversial ad-skipping feature for ABC network shows.
The two companies announced a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Walt Disney Co. has released new details and promotional materials for the "Ratatouille" inspired area at Disneyland Paris Resort.
The new area -- which will be located in Walt Disney Studios Park's Toon Studio at Disneyland Paris -- is inspired by the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade will come to an end at Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer, a Disney World spokeswoman said Thursday. Its last day will be sometime in June, she said.
Work on an expansion of Animal Kingdom, which will include a Pandora...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
The cuts could come as soon as this week.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....