20th Century Fox

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Is borrowing superheroes from failed movies really a good idea, Marvel?
Kevin Feige now has his pick of ex-21st Century Fox mutants, but does anyone care to see those X-Men or Fantastic Four pitch up in Marvel’s cinematic multiverse?

Ben Child

01, Oct, 2021 @10:06 AM

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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments
Coalition of author groups call for Disney to pay outstanding royalties owed to writers of novels and comics including Star Wars, Alien and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series it now owns

Alison Flood

28, Apr, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies review – Star Wars film boss gets his name up in lights
Alan Ladd Jr greenlit Star Wars, Alien, The Omen and many more – winning the lasting admiration of countless directors and actors. Now, his daughter has made a heartfelt celluloid tribute to the producer

Andrew Pulver

24, Apr, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Star Wars author appeals to Disney in fight over royalties
Alan Dean Foster claims media giant has not paid him royalties for his books after acquiring Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox

Alison Flood

19, Nov, 2020 @2:08 PM

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Could Secret Wars be Marvel's next climactic superhero smackdown?
Combining the storyline of the classic 1984 series with an alternate universe concept could see the studio inviting old favourites back into the fold

Ben Child

08, Jun, 2020 @11:06 AM

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Disney drops Fox name from 20th Century film studios and Searchlight
Executives were reportedly worried the name has become too closely associated with Rupert Murdoch’s rightwing channel

Dominic Rushe in New York

17, Jan, 2020 @7:16 PM

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Spies in Disguise review – Will Smith brings pecks appeal to animated caper
A secret agent ruffles feathers in the espionage world when he is accidentally transformed into a pigeon in this entertaining family adventure

Peter Bradshaw

16, Dec, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Disney breaks own record for global box office returns in a year
The Lion King helps Disney amass $7.67bn to date in 2019, passing the previous best mark of $7.61bn in 2016

Andrew Pulver and Ellen Currie

29, Jul, 2019 @11:53 AM

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The Netflix cash machine needs the kind of hits that money can’t buy
It is worth $166bn and has 150m users. But as it loses the rights to other networks’ best shows, it must create its own classics

Mark Sweney

13, Jul, 2019 @3:00 PM

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'A monopolistic blob': what the Disney/Fox merger means for cinema
This cartoon-like demonstration of alpha-capitalism will lead to stricter, safer and blander entertainment – and with each acquisition, the stakes get higher

Peter Bradshaw

20, Mar, 2019 @2:26 PM

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Marvel shouldn't rush to introduce the X-Men to its cinematic universe
They caught Sony’s Spider-Man in their web, but the merger of Marvel’s parent company Disney with 20th Century Fox shouldn’t let mutants overpower their MCU superheroes

Ben Child

07, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Trump’s trade war makes political sense to his base. Rivals must beware
China may have underestimated the president’s determination, and the global fallout from any US ‘victory’ will come later

15, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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