Disney Announces ‘Frozen 2’ – Variety. Disney officially announced plans to produce a sequel to “Frozen.”The company revealed plans during the Walt Disney Co.’s annual shareholders meeting on Thursday from San Francisco. The first film’s directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck are developing the project with producer Peter Del Vecho for Walt Disney Animation Studios, which took home the Oscar for animated feature for the film. A release date and production details are yet to be announced. John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, made the announcement with Disney chief Bob Iger, and Josh Gad, who voices the character of Olaf in “Frozen.”The sequel doesn’t come as much of a surprise, considering how the first film continues to be a major moneymaking force for Disney’s divisions since its release Nov. Walt Disney Animation Studios.“Frozen” generated nearly $1. Disney’s stores. Outside of a Broadway show and the animated short “Frozen Fever, “Disney has kept its “Frozen” sequel plans quiet until now.“Frozen Fever,” which reunites the toon’s characters and song writers, will unspool in front of Disney’s live- action adaptation of “Cinderella,” out in theaters this weekend.“We enjoyed making ‘Frozen Fever’ so much and being back in that world with those characters,” Lasseter said.
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Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck have come up with a great idea for a sequel and you will be hearing a lot more about it and we’re taking you back to Arendelle. We are so excited about that.”Disney used its shareholder meeting to also announce details of its next “Star Wars” films, with Rian Johnson’s “Star Wars: Episode VIII,” to bow May 2. Gareth Edwards’ standalone “Star Wars” film, “Rogue One” to star Felicity Jones and be released Dec.
At the meeting, a couple of proposals by shareholders went down in defeat. One would have stipulated that the next CEO be restricted from also being chairman of the. · Disney's Bob Iger shows first clip of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' at Disney's shareholder meeting.
Roy E. Disney - Wikipedia. This article is about Roy Edward Disney, former Disney executive. For his father and co- founder of The Walt Disney Company, see Roy O. Disney. Roy E. Disney. KCSGDisney on December 1.
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Born. Roy Edward Disney(1. January 1. 0, 1. 93. Los Angeles, California, U. S. Died. December 1. Newport Beach, California, U. S. Cause of death. Stomach cancer. Resting place.
Ashes scattered into Pacific Ocean. Residence. Los Angeles, California. Nationality. American. Education. Buckley SchoolAlma mater. Pomona College. Occupation. Vice Chairman, The Walt Disney Company. Chairman, Walt Disney Feature Animation.
Years active. 19. Home town. Los Angeles, California. Net worth. US$1. 2 billion (2. Political party. Republican.
Spouse(s)Patricia Ann Dailey (m. 1. Leslie De. Meuse (m. 2. Children. 4, including Abigail Disney. Parent(s)Roy Oliver Disney.
Edna Francis. Relatives. See Disney family. Awards. Annie Award(1. Disney Legend Award(1. Lifetime Achievement Award in Animation (2.
Roy Edward Disney, KCSG (January 1. December 1. 6, 2. The Walt Disney Company, which was founded by his father, Roy Oliver Disney and uncle Walt Disney. At the time of his death he held more than 1. Director Emeritus for the Board of Directors. He is perhaps best known for organizing the ousting of two top Disney executives: Ron Miller in 1. Michael Eisner in 2.
As the last member of the Disney family to be actively involved in the company, Roy Disney was often compared to his uncle and father. Accommodation Sydney 3 Adults. In 2. 00. 6, Forbes magazine estimated his personal fortune at $1.
Early life and career. Disney with his mother, in Sweden 1.
Disney was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Edna (née Francis; 1. Roy Oliver Disney (1. Walt Disney. He graduated from Pomona College in 1. Walt Disney Productions as an assistant director and producer (True- Life Adventure). He continued until 1.
Board of Directors. First "Save Disney" campaign (1.
Roy Disney resigned as an executive from Walt Disney Productions in 1. As he claimed later, "I just felt creatively the company was not going anywhere interesting. It was very stifling."He retained a seat on the board of directors until 1. This began a series of events that ultimately led to the replacement of Ron Miller (husband of Walt's daughter Diane Marie Disney) by Frank Wells and Michael Eisner as president and CEO, respectively. While investors were attempting the hostile takeover of Disney with the intention of dismantling the company and selling off its assets, Roy organized a consortium of white knight investors to fend off the takeover attempts. With the introduction of Wells and Eisner, Roy returned to the company as vice chairman and chairman of the animation department, which became Walt Disney Feature Animation.Partnership with EisnerDuring the late 1. Roy's department produced a number of commercially successful, critically acclaimed films, an era which has been called the "Disney Renaissance".
The Lion King, for instance, garnered nearly $1 billion following its release in the summer of 1. Despite this, Disney experienced a marked decline in profits beginning in the late 1. Roy was concerned about Jeffrey Katzenberg taking too much credit for the success of Disney's early 1. When Frank Wells died in a helicopter crash in 1.
Michael Eisner refused to promote Katzenberg to the vacated position of president. Eisner recalled that "Roy [Walt Disney's nephew and a force on Disney's board who Eisner says "could be a troublemaker"], who did not like him at all — I forget the reason, but Jeffrey probably did not treat him the way that Roy would have wanted to be treated — said to me, 'If you make him the president, I will start a proxy fight.'"[1. Tensions between Katzenberg, Eisner and Disney resulted in Katzenberg's resignation from the company that October. Katzenberg launched a lawsuit against Disney to recover money he felt he was owed and settled out of court for an estimated $2. On October 1. 6, 1. Disney Legends Plaza at the company's headquarters, Eisner presented Roy with the prestigious Disney Legends Award. Roy Disney's pet project was the film Fantasia 2.
Fantasia. Walt Disney had planned a sequel to the original movie but it wasn't until, after nine years of production under Roy, that the sequel was finally released on December 1. Like its predecessor, the film combined high- quality contemporary animation and classical music, but also suffered at the US box office.Second "Save Disney" campaign (2. After relations with Eisner began to sour, Roy Disney's influence began to wane as important executive posts were filled by those friendly to Eisner. When the board of directors rejected Disney's request for an extension of his term as a member, he announced his resignation on November 3.
The Walt Disney Company Announces Semi- Annual Cash Dividend of $0. Per Share. BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors today announced a semi- annual cash dividend of $0. January 1. 1, 2. 01.
December 1. 1, 2. The company last paid a semi- annual dividend of $0. July.“Disney’s incomparable collection of iconic brands and franchises continues to deliver strong returns, and we are pleased to increase our dividend to shareholders to $0. Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company.
This payment brings our total dividends for fiscal 2. The Company also announced that it has scheduled its annual shareholders’ meeting for Thursday, March 8, 2.
Houston. Forward Looking Statements: Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward- looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1. These statements are made on the basis of our views and assumptions regarding future events and business performance as of the time the statements are made.
Management does not undertake any obligation to update these statements. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Such differences may result from actions taken by the Company, including restructuring or strategic initiatives, as well as from developments beyond the Company’s control including international, political, or military developments, health concerns, technological developments and changes in domestic and global economic conditions that may affect our businesses generally. Additional factors are set forth in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 1. K for the year ended September 3. Item 1. A “Risk Factors,” and subsequent reports. Contacts: Zenia Mucha. Corporate Communications.
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