Animation workers have reached a $100 million settlement with the Walt Disney Company, Pixar, and Lucasfilm

Animation workers have reached a $100 million settlement with the Walt Disney Company, Pixar, and Lucasfilm in a class action lawsuit claiming that the defendants violated antitrust laws by conspiring to set animation wages via non-poaching agreements. Also part of the settlement are Two Pic MC, formerly known as ImageMovers. The settlement was disclosed in……

via Animation Workers Reach $100 Million Settlement With Disney in Wage-Fixing Suit — Variety

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Disney Becomes First Ever Studio to Hit $7 Billion at Global Box Office

Disney has shattered industry records, setting a new benchmark for annual box office revenues to become the first studio to hit $7 billion globally. All it took was a “Star Wars” spinoff, a trio of animated smashes, and a pair of Marvel films. That list of blockbuster heavy hitters is a sign of just how……

via Disney Becomes First Ever Studio to Hit $7 Billion at Global Box Office — Variety

‘Rogue One’ International Trailer Offers Closer Looks at Darth Vader, Death Star

The latest “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” international trailer reveals new footage from the film. Of all the new scenes, the most significant may be the first look at Jyn Erso’s (Felicity Jones) mother Lyra, played by Valene Kane. She is shown giving her daughter — who is still quite young — a crystal……

via ‘Rogue One’ International Trailer Offers Closer Looks at Darth Vader, Death Star — Variety

‘Snow White’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Disney

Disney is developing a new, live-action musical version of “Snow White,” which will expand upon the story and music from the animated classic. The studio is in negotiations with Erin Cressida Wilson (“The Girl on the Train”) to write the script. Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (“La La Land”) are attached to pen new songs….…

via ‘Snow White’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Disney — Variety

Disney Hits $5B Global, $3B International Box Office In Record Time — Deadline

With a $50.1M global weekend on Finding Dory as well as added coin from its other holdovers, Disney has pushed past the $5B worldwide box office milestone in record time. Last year, the crown belonged to Universal as Jurassic World stomped it to $5B+ on July 17. The Mouse also now has bragging rights to…

via Disney Hits $5B Global, $3B International Box Office In Record Time — Deadline