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Bob Chapek named Disney CEO: The 7th in 97 years

Bob Chapek named Disney CEO: The 7th in 97 years

Disney just announced their 7th new CEO in the past 97 years. Bob Chapek is the newest CEO at Disney, while former CEO Bob Iger moves to executive chairman. Robert A. Iger was the CEO of Disney from 2005 until 2020, and before Iger was Michael Eisner, who ruled Disney from 1984 to 2005 - at which point he was effectively ousted by a shareholder uprising led by Roy E. Disney.

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Why the new Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7 episodes 1-4 seem so familiar

Why the new Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7 episodes 1-4 seem so familiar

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Season 7 started its run this week with an episode called "The Bad Batch." With this, the Star Wars animated series jumps right back into the thick of things with one of the most interesting and must-see story elements - the clones! Here we're focusing on individual Clone Troopers, including some new characters we've never seen before - genetically modified to be different from the rest.

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Disney+ heads to Vizio SmartCast today

Disney+ heads to Vizio SmartCast today

For Vizio TV owners, it just got a lot easier to watch Disney+. Today, Vizio announced that it has added Disney+ to its SmartCast platform, which means that those who have a SmartCast TV can watch Disney+ directly through the app. Previously, users were able to stream Disney+ to Vizio TVs through either Apple AirPlay 2 or Chromecast, which come built-in on some sets.

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Opinion: Strong start for Disney+ might be short-lived

Opinion: Strong start for Disney+ might be short-lived

Disney+ has burst into the streaming scene with a point to prove. It brought in over 10 million subscribers on its day of launch. Three months in, over 28.6 million paying subscribers have jumped on the bandwagon, even surpassing Wall Street predictions and the internet could not get enough of Baby Yoda.

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Disney+ will be the streaming destination for Hamilton movie

Disney+ will be the streaming destination for Hamilton movie

Next year, a feature film version of the wildly popular stage musical Hamilton will be released in Canada and the United States. The movie plan was announced earlier today by Disney and the team behind Hamilton. The deal covers the worldwide rights for the feature film and though financial details weren't provided, a new leak claims that Disney paid a huge sum for these rights.

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Disney+ Big Game spot teases Marvel’s three big upcoming shows

Disney+ Big Game spot teases Marvel’s three big upcoming shows

The "Big Game", a.k.a. the Super Bowl, has become more than just a game. It has, for many brands, become a place to make sure people get to see their products, both present and future. You'd often see ads for tangible, physical products but, in this day and age of streaming, digital content is no longer a stranger either. So it's not that surprising to see Disney+ up on the big screen but, for Marvel fans, even the shortest 30-second spot is enough to have them drooling for more.

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Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi delay probably won’t impact premiere

Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi delay probably won’t impact premiere

Disney's Obi-Wan Kenobi original show has been delayed due to a script rejection, according to a recent report, but series star Ewan McGregor doesn't expect the anticipated premiere date to change. The news first arrived in a report claiming that Disney has rejected two scripts for the show in recent days, leaving the company to develop new stories and scripts for the project.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars trailer shows off the final season

Star Wars: The Clone Wars trailer shows off the final season

Disney has published the trailer for its final season of The Clone Wars, the hit Star Wars animation that premiered in 2008 and was originally canceled in 2014. The series follows the story of popular Star Wars characters, including Darth Maul, Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Anakin Skywalker. The final season will only be available to watch on the Disney Plus streaming service.

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Disney Plus stealth movie deletions frustrate some subscribers

Disney Plus stealth movie deletions frustrate some subscribers

Disney Plus, the massive movie streaming service launched in November, has and will continue to receive a number of new content additions over coming months and years. Disney has already announced a large list of originals that it has planned for its streaming service, but less spoken about are some deletions that subscribers have noticed. The reasons for the movie removals are unclear.

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Disney+ begins 2020 with a teaser of upcoming content including Aladdin

Disney+ begins 2020 with a teaser of upcoming content including Aladdin

The new year is often welcomed not only with joy and hope but also with resolutions, most of them revolving around living healthier and more active lives. Disney+ subscribers, however, might want to hold off on making promises they can't keep. At least until they've figured out how to best insert the streaming service's upcoming videos and movies into their lives without becoming the stereotypical couch potato and streaming binger.

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The future of Star Wars is TV, not movies

The future of Star Wars is TV, not movies

Outside of the original trilogy, Star Wars movies have been something of a mixed bag. The prequels have been famously derided by almost everyone for two decades, and though the reaction to the sequel trilogy has been better, it also hasn’t been unified. The Star Wars sequels, particularly The Last Jedi, have been divisive films, and now that the trilogy is complete, there are a number of people who are left feeling like LucasFilm and Disney didn’t have a coherent vision for the sequel trilogy before they set out to make it.

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Disney+ now streams Star Wars 1-8 for Rise of Skywalker theater run

Disney+ now streams Star Wars 1-8 for Rise of Skywalker theater run

Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker premiered in theaters last Thursday - today, The Last Jedi hit Disney+. This is the first time The Last Jedi was made available on Disney+ since the launch of the service. Before now, Disney+ had 1-3 (prequels), 4-6 (original trilogy), and 7 (The Force Awakens). Now the very few people that've not yet seen Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker can watch all previous Skywalker Saga films in a row before the final episode - so many hours of content!

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