Disney's live-action Star Wars series could cost whopping $100M
08 August, 2018, 09:58 | Author: Rafael Roberts
In the Mouse House's media networks division, which includes ESPN and ABC, operations eked out a 3 percent gain in total revenue but higher programming fees, including for the National Basketball Association, resulted in a 6 percent decline in operating profit.
Actor and director Jon Favreau (Iron Man, The Jungle Book) is now hard at work executive producing and writing a live-action Star Wars TV series for Lucasfilm and Disney's new direct-to-consumer streaming service. If you're eager to check the service out, it should be launching sometime in 2019.
"... We're also moving forward with brand new Marvel content, and as I just noted, the Fox acquisition brings even more opportunity to create original programming for this [digital] platform", he added, promising to reveal more streaming details at an investor presentation in the near future. Disney's shareholders and USA regulators have approved the Fox bid. Other countries are still studying the deal.
Customs will begin collecting the duties on 279 product lines, down from 284 items on the initial list , as of August 23, the U.S. It said a combined total of $6.3bn worth of semiconductors and related products would now be hit by tariffs.
Johnson wrote the comments after the first person had been fined for wearing a full-face veil in public in Denmark. Boris Johnson has been told to apologise for comments about burqa-wearing women (Victoria Jones/PA Wire).
The Mendocino Complex Fire has already engulfed 290,692 acres (117,639 hectares) - nearly the size of Los Angeles. The Mendocino Complex fire, which exploded over the weekend, is now the second-largest in California history.
Second, my intention is for all Tesla employees to remain shareholders of the company, just as is the case at SpaceX . The firm's shares climbed more than 6% after the tweet, but the Nasdaq later halted trading pending an announcement.
Liverpool completed their preparations for the new Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win over Torino at Anfield this evening. It was Sturridge who rounded off the scoring, steering in a header from Shaqiri's neat chipped cross late in the match.
Traffic cameras caught the tanker truck carrying flammable materials as it hit the truck in front of it, and caught fire. Italian media has reported that numerous injured were hit by debris and shattered glass following the explosion.
Sanders came to the state last month to campaign for Thompson, who faced a primary challenge but won easily. Republicans are scrambling to avoid an embarrassing defeat in a seat that the party has held for decades.
Trading in Tesla shares was halted on Tuesday, after a tweet by chief executive Elon Musk sent shares soaring by more than 7%. Musk said he has no intention of combining the electric vehicle maker and the private space company under one umbrella.
News: 'Brad will be filming in L.A. for the summer and wants to see the kids on his regular custody schedule'. Angelina Jolie at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, Canada, September 10, 2017.
It was directed by Brad Furman ( The Infiltrator ) from a script by Christian Contreras , based on the book by Randall Sullivan. Last month, location manager Greg "Rocky" Brooks filed suit against Depp for allegedly hurling obscenities at and punching him.
Video captures shark leaping from water near Cape Cod
The Boston Globe identified the man who was just inches from the shark's mouth as a MA state biologist named Greg Skomal. A biologist attempting to observe a great white shark ended up getting a little too close for comfort.
Karunanidhi, Indian political icon, dies at 94
Annadurai, who became the chief minister, acknowledged Karunanidhi's role in raising money as well as holding the ranks together. Thousands of his supporters gathered outside the hospital in Chennai to mourn his demise, as scores of policemen kept watch.
Fognini beats del Potro in Los Cabos final
After dropping the first three games, Fognini fought back and used his forehand to push Argentina's Del Potro behind the baseline. In their third meeting, in the qualifying for the Italian Open in 2007, Fognini won by virtue of a del Potro retirement.