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Disney CEO Bob Iger’s Pay Dropped 17% to $36.3 Million Last Year

Walt Disney Co. Chairman-Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger received $36.3 million in compensation during the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, down 17% from the previous fiscal year. Disney made the disclosure as part of the company’s proxy statement filing Friday. The 66-year-old Iger received a $15.2 million cash bonus tied to results, including segment operating […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 12th, 2018

Disney's Bob Iger criticizes gun violence in wake of Las Vegas shooting - Los Angeles Times

Hollywood ReporterDisney's Bob Iger criticizes gun violence in wake of Las Vegas shootingLos Angeles TimesWalt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger took the unusual step of wading into political waters after the Las Vegas gun massacre that killed at least 59 people and left more than 500 injured. The chief of the Burbank entertainment giant, speaking ...Disney chief Bob Iger calls for gun control dialogue in wake of Las Vegas shootingEW.comDisney CEO Bob Iger confirms plans to step down in 2019New York Daily NewsDisney CEO Bob Iger Decries Las Vegas Shooting: 'A Huge Crisis for Our Country'VarietyVanity Fair -CNET -Deadline -Hollywood Reporterall 56 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 3rd, 2017

Disney CEO Bob Iger confirms plans to step down in 2019 - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDisney CEO Bob Iger confirms plans to step down in 2019New York Daily NewsThe CEO of Disney confirmed Tuesday that he plans to leave the company in mid-2019. “This time I mean it,” Iger joked at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit. The 66-year-old Long Island native took over as CEO in 2005 and was responsible for the ...Here's Why Bob Iger Didn't Fire Jemele HillVanity FairDisney's Robert Iger shares new details on streaming servicesCNETBob Iger reflects on Disney employee killed in Vegas: 'We should be outraged'CNNMoneyall 56 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 3rd, 2017

Disney's Bob Iger Speaks Out About Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting: "Where Is the Outrage Here?" - Hollywood Reporter

BillboardDisney's Bob Iger Speaks Out About Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting: "Where Is the Outrage Here?"Hollywood ReporterThe CEO said onstage at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit that three employees were killed or wounded in the Sunday night massacre. Two days after 59 people were killed during a concert in Las Vegas, Disney CEO Bob Iger used his platform at ...Disney chief Bob Iger calls for gun control dialogue in wake of Las Vegas shootingEW.comDisney chief was consulted about decision to kill Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force AwakensPolygonDisneyland cast member among those killed in Las VegasThe Mercury NewsCNBC -New York Daily News -Bustle -Comicbook.comall 70 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 4th, 2017

Ryan Murphy Was SHOOK Over Disney Buying Fox Studios: "It"s A Very Emotional Thing For Me"

Ryan Murphy has been dealing with his own private American Horror Story after Disney made a deal to acquire 20th Century Fox. The mega-producer admitted he's been "very emotional" amid the Fox-Disney deal, but will wait and see how the dust settles before deciding if he wants to take his powerhouse production company elsewhere. Related: Kendrick Lamar [...] Ryan Murphy has been dealing with his own private American Horror Story after Disney made a deal to acquire 20th Century Fox. The mega-producer admitted he's been "very emotional" amid the Fox-Disney deal, but will wait and see how the dust settles before deciding if he wants to take his powerhouse production company elsewhere. Related: Kendrick Lamar Drops First Song From Black Panther Soundtrack! He said at the Television Critics Association press tour on Thursday: "It's a very emotional thing for me. Three months ago, I thought I would literally be buried on the Fox lot. I had my mausoleum picked out. I grew up there. So I was very unprepared for what happened." Murphy's production company has been at Fox Studios for almost 15 years, where he has grown hit shows for both FOX and FX. So, he was understandably shaken up after his studio home was now suddenly part of the gargantuan Mouse House. Long past his Glee period, Murphy was worried he would be forced to Disnify his decidedly non-family friendly work. But a call with Disney boss Bob Iger reassured the writer he had nothing to worry about. He recalled: "I got a called from Mr. Iger, and I said point-blank that what I do is not specifically Disney, and I'm not interested in that and I'm concerned about that. I'm like, ‘Do I have to put Mickey Mouse in ‘American Horror Story' now?'" The "very sweet and transparent" Iger assured Murphy that Disney is all about preserving the properties of the studios it acquires, and only intends to use its resources to make them better. Related: Deadpool Will Stay R-Rated At Disney! Now rest-assured, Murphy is excited to see what good things come from this new deal. He concluded: "I think that Mr. Iger has done an incredible job of taking communities and keeping those families in tact. Like Pixar, like Marvel. So I'm sort of interested to see what that company will look like before I make any decisions about where I'm going to go... I was surprised, but I'm very hopeful." Exactly. Disney doesn't want to change you, Murph. It wants you to stay exactly the way you are... so you can make poppa Mickey more dough! [Image via Apega/WENN.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonJan 4th, 2018

Disney chief Bob Iger calls for gun control dialogue in wake of Las Vegas shooting - EW.com

EW.comDisney chief Bob Iger calls for gun control dialogue in wake of Las Vegas shootingEW.comDisney chairman and CEO Robert Iger is speaking out about gun violence in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting that left at least 59 people dead and more than 500 others wounded, calling the attack a “human tragedy of huge proportions” that's ...Disney CEO on worker killed in Vegas: 'We should be outraged'Local 10Who Was Carrie Barnette? The Las Vegas Shooting Victim Was "Always Smiling, Happy, & Upbeat"BustleDisney's Bob Iger Speaks Out About Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting: "Where Is the Outrage Here?"Hollywood ReporterDeadline -The Mercury News -New York Daily News -Business Insiderall 66 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 4th, 2017

A "Black Panther" Theme Park Ride Could Be in the Works!

Black Panther is the biggest movie in the world right now and has earned over $700 million worldwide in less than two weeks, so it’s a no-brainer that theme park rides are in consideration right now! Bob Iger, the CEO of Disney, hinted at a ride coming to one of his company’s parks in the [...] Black Panther is the biggest movie in the world right now and has earned over $700 million worldwide in less than two weeks, so it’s a no-brainer that theme park rides are in consideration right now! Bob Iger, the CEO of Disney, hinted at a ride coming to one of his company’s parks in the future during an investor conference, according to THR. Iger told investors that there’s currently a one-hour wait time to meet the Black Panther character at Disneyland. When someone asked about a ride, Iger said, “No. We haven’t had a chance to build a ride. Though I’m sure there are people who are working on it.” The latest Marvel movie to get a ride was Guardians of the Galaxy, which took over Tower of Terror at Disneyland!.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredFeb 26th, 2018

Bob Iger Spills Details About Disney's ESPN And Netflix-Like Streaming Services - Fast Company

Fast CompanyBob Iger Spills Details About Disney's ESPN And Netflix-Like Streaming ServicesFast CompanyThe media and entertainment giant is at a crossroads, and Iger says it's ready to embrace its direct-to-consumer future. Bob Iger Spills Details About Disney's ESPN And Netflix-Like Streaming Services. [Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Walt ...Disney Reports Lackluster Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Stock DipsVarietyDisney Developing 'Star Wars', 'Monsters Inc.' TV Series For Streaming ServiceDeadlineFuture Marvel Shows Could be Exclusive to Disney's Streaming ServiceScreen RantUSA TODAY -Comicbook.com -Bloomberg -AdAge.comall 148 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 10th, 2017

Bob Iger Prepares to Extend as Disney CEO if Fox Deal Happens, but Comcast Still a Contender

Bob Iger is likely to extend his tenure as Disney chairman-CEO if the company succeeds in acquiring 20th Century Fox and other big assets from the Murdoch empire. Iger’s current contract runs through June 2019. He’s extended twice after originally setting his retirement date from Disney as 2015 as the Disney board has struggled to […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyDec 6th, 2017

Disney CEO Bob Iger: Harvey Weinstein Allegations Are ‘Abhorrent and Unacceptable’

Disney CEO Bob Iger weighed in on the sexual harassment allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein. “Harvey Weinstein’s reported behavior is abhorrent and unacceptable, and it has no place in our society,” Iger said in a statement obtained by Variety on Tuesday. The Walt Disney Company owned Weinstein’s Miramax from 1993 to 2005. Disney said it […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 10th, 2017

Disney Chief Bob Iger, Murdochs Reassure Employees, Tout Historic Deal - Variety

VarietyDisney Chief Bob Iger, Murdochs Reassure Employees, Tout Historic DealVarietyDisney chief Bob Iger touted his company's deal to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets in a memo to staff Thursday, calling the sale “historic.” The Hollywood mogul went on to note that the pact will make Disney, which owns the ...20th Century Fox Film Side: Sadness, Uncertainty & Fear With News Of Disney MergerDeadline6 Things We Know (and Don't Know) About the Disney-Fox MergerVultureFox Film Chief Stacey Snider Tries to Calm the Troops After Disney DealHollywood ReporterComicbook.com -IndieWire -New York Times -Washington Postall 1,577 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 14th, 2017

Disney CEO Bob Iger’s Pay Dropped 17% to $36.3 Million Last Year

Walt Disney Co. Chairman-Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger received $36.3 million in compensation during the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, down 17% from the previous fiscal year. Disney made the disclosure as part of the company’s proxy statement filing Friday. The 66-year-old Iger received a $15.2 million cash bonus tied to results, including segment operating […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 12th, 2018

Disney CEO Bob Iger Touts ‘Black Panther’s’ Franchise Potential

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Monday said that despite the rapidly-changing entertainment environment, he envisions a future where viewers still choose to subscribe to Disney content, even as they continue cutting the cord on more expensive cable packages. During a question-and-answer session at the annual Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, Iger […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 26th, 2018

For Disney's Iger, a Bold Move That Will Define His Legacy - New York Times

New York TimesFor Disney's Iger, a Bold Move That Will Define His LegacyNew York TimesLOS ANGELES — Robert A. Iger is nothing if not consistent. As chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, Mr. Iger, 66, awakens at 4:30 every morning, and every time he announces plans to retire from the Magic Kingdom, he ends up extending his reign ...What The Disney-Fox Merger Means For ConsumersForbesWill Disney And Fox Deal Open The Door To New Avengers: Illuminati As Marvel Phase Four?Comicbook.comDisney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvanaSeattle TimesHuffPost -UPROXX -Adweek -Business Insiderall 189 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 15th, 2017

2017"s Highest Paid Actor Mark Wahlberg Made $42 Million More Than Highest Paid Actress Emma Stone…

Hollywood needs to do better. On Tuesday, Forbes released its 2017 list of highest paid actors in the world, and Mark Wahlberg landed the number one spot with $68 million. Related: Mark Wahlberg Surprises Boston Marathon Runners The 46-year-old Boston-native made tons of dough from his roles in Transformers: The Last Knight and the forthcoming Daddy's Home 2. Dwayne [...] Hollywood needs to do better. On Tuesday, Forbes released its 2017 list of highest paid actors in the world, and Mark Wahlberg landed the number one spot with $68 million. Related: Mark Wahlberg Surprises Boston Marathon Runners The 46-year-old Boston-native made tons of dough from his roles in Transformers: The Last Knight and the forthcoming Daddy's Home 2. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson came in second place by making $65 million, while Vin Diesel finished third with a whopping $54.5 million. As we reported, 2017's highest paid actress Emma Stone made $26 million, which is $42 million less than Wahlberg. In fact, the top 14 actors all made more than the La La Land starlet, including costar Ryan Gosling (#14, $29 million). This is so damn frustrating! Ch-ch-check out the full list (below)! 1. Mark Wahlberg ($68 million) 2. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson ($65 million) 3. Vin Diesel ($54.5 million) 4. Adam Sandler ($50.5 million) 5. Jackie Chan ($49 million) 6. Robert Downey Jr. ($48 million) 7. Tom Cruise ($43 million) 8. Shah Rukh Khan ($38 million) 9. Salman Khan ($37 million) 10. Akshay Kumar ($35.5 million) 11. Chris Hemsworth ($31.5 million) 12. Tom Hanks ($31 million) 13. Samuel L. Jackson ($30.5 million) 14. Ryan Gosling ($29 million) 15. Ryan Reynolds ($21.5 million) 16. Matt Damon ($21 million) 17. Jeremy Renner ($19 million) 18. Chris Evans ($18 million) 19. Chris Pratt ($17 million) 20. Mark Ruffalo ($13 million) [Image via WENN.].....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 22nd, 2017

Disney CEO Bob Iger Was Considering Presidential Run Before Fox Deal

Speculation has long surrounded Disney CEO Bob Iger and a possible presidential run in 2020, and in a new interview, he says entering the race was on his mind until recently. He told Vogue this week that though his wife, Willow Bay, hated the idea, she gave Iger permission to explore the possibility of a […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 12th, 2018

Disney CEO Bob Iger Decries Las Vegas Shooting: ‘A Huge Crisis for Our Country’

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke out forcefully about the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, calling the violence a “human tragedy of huge proportion” and noting the incident is indicative of  “a huge crisis” for the United States. “We should be demanding a dialogue about this from our politicians,” said Iger, speaking at a […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 3rd, 2017

For Disney CEO Bob Iger, Fox Deal Is All About Future of TV - Bloomberg

BloombergFor Disney CEO Bob Iger, Fox Deal Is All About Future of TVBloombergWhen news broke last month that Walt Disney Co. was in talks to buy a large part of 21st Century Fox Inc., the first question many investors had was, why are the Murdochs selling? Then came the second: Why is Disney buying? The $50 billion deal, which ...If Disney Buys a Piece of Fox, Marvel's the Biggest WinnerMotley FoolComcast Drops Out Of Bid For Fox AssetsComicbook.comComcast Drops Quest for Fox AssetsHollywood ReporterABC News -New York Post -Bleeding Cool News -Screen Rantall 104 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 12th, 2017

Bob Iger: Disney Has ‘Much Better’ Chance of Closing Fox Deal Than Comcast

Disney chairman-CEO Bob Iger didn’t mince words Wednesday morning as he sized up his company’s chances of securing regulatory approval for the acquisition of major 21st Century Fox assets compared to rival bidder Comcast. Iger cited Comcast’s sizable footprint as a broadband provider as a red flag for regulators during a half-hour conference call with […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 20th, 2018

Disney CEO Iger Decries Las Vegas Shooting: ‘A Huge Crisis for Our Country’

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke out forcefully about the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, calling the violence a “human tragedy of huge proportion” and noting the incident is indicative of  “a huge crisis” for the United States. “We should be demanding a dialogue about this from our politicians,” said Iger, speaking at a […].....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 3rd, 2017

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Is Box Office Champ With Disappointing $45 Million Weekend

Transformers: The Last Knight was the #1 film over the weekend but unfortunately the film made just $45.3 million. Its five day domestic haul was a franchise low $69.1 million, but thankfully its international take is at $196 million. Coming in second was Cars 3 with $25.1 million. Here's this weekend's top 10: 1.Transformers: [...] Transformers: The Last Knight was the #1 film over the weekend but unfortunately the film made just $45.3 million. Its five day domestic haul was a franchise low $69.1 million, but thankfully its international take is at $196 million. Coming in second was Cars 3 with $25.1 million. Here’s this weekend’s top 10: 1.Transformers: The Last Knight - Could a lackluster domestic opening signal the death knell of the franchise? $45.3 million 2. Cars 3 - $25.1 million 3. Wonder Woman - The flick has grossed over $650 million worldwide. This weekend it makes $25.1 million 4. 47 Meters Down - Mandy Moore shark film makes $7.4 million 5. All Eyez On Me - $5.85 million 6. The Mummy - Tom Cruise misfire makes $5.8 million and domestically it has yet to reach the $100 million mark (it’s at $68 million). 7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales - $5.2 million 8. Rough Night - Scarlett Johansson comedy collects $4.7 million. Domestically, the movie has made just$16.6 million. 9. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - $4.3 million 10. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - $3 million Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: Greg Srisavasdi.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJul 17th, 2017