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The Walt Disney Company: American mass media corporation
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California.

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Tom Hanks in early talks to play Geppetto in Robert Zemeckis' Pinnochio remake [Video]

Tom Hanks in early talks to play Geppetto in Robert Zemeckis' Pinnochio remake

Tom Hanks is set for yet another nice-guy role in Disney and director Robert Zemeckis’ live-action Pinocchio revamp.

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Trending: Mulan to skip cinemas and premiere on Disney +, Miley Cyrus teases about new music, and Dua Lipa collaborates with Mad [Video]

Trending: Mulan to skip cinemas and premiere on Disney +, Miley Cyrus teases about new music, and Dua Lipa collaborates with Mad

In case you missed it, here's what's trending right now....

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Disney's Market Value Jumps $21-Billion [Video]

Disney's Market Value Jumps $21-Billion

Disney stock jumped as much as 10% on Wednesday. The increase added more than $21 billion to the entertainment giant's market capitalization. Investors celebrated the news that Disney Plus has..

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Disney's 'Mulan' will go straight to streaming [Video]

Disney's 'Mulan' will go straight to streaming

Disney's live-action epic "Mulan" will skip most of the world's movie theaters and go directly to the company's streaming platform in September, the media giant said on Tuesday. Gloria Tso has more.

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Stocks rise, Disney surges after hours [Video]

Stocks rise, Disney surges after hours

Wall Street ended higher after a choppy session on Tuesday, but they were capped by declines in AIG and Microsoft. As Fred Katayama reports, Disney shares shot higher after its adjusted profit handily..

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'Muppets Now' Debuts On Disney+ [Video]

'Muppets Now' Debuts On Disney+

It's time to play the music, its time to light the lights. The Muppets have made a return to the small screen. Kermit, Miss Piggy and all their friends have returned to the airwaves in the latest..

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The Phineas And Ferb Movie To Debut On Disney Plus In August [Video]

The Phineas And Ferb Movie To Debut On Disney Plus In August

Phineas and Ferb, the beloved Disney cartoon has been off the air for a solid five years now. Now the duo and all their sidekicks are returning to a TV screen near you. According to Gizmodo, Phineas..

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Sue for Invasion of Privacy, 'Outer Banks' Renewed for 2nd Season & More News | THR News [Video]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Sue for Invasion of Privacy, 'Outer Banks' Renewed for 2nd Season & More News | THR News

Netflix renews 'Outer Banks' for another season, Disney makes changes to its theatrical release schedule amid the pandemic and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sue for invasion of privacy over illegal..

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Disney Tightens Health and Safety Restrictions at Disney World, Downtown Disney | THR News [Video]

Disney Tightens Health and Safety Restrictions at Disney World, Downtown Disney | THR News

Disney has tightened health and safety restrictions at Walt Disney World in Florida and Downtown Disney in California.

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Disney's 'Mulan' Taken Off Theatrical Release Calendar, 'Avatar' & 'Star Wars' Release Dates Pushed Back | THR News [Video]

Disney's 'Mulan' Taken Off Theatrical Release Calendar, 'Avatar' & 'Star Wars' Release Dates Pushed Back | THR News

Disney has taken 'Mulan' off the theatrical release calendar amid the ongoing pandemic and a surge in COVID-19 cases across the U.S.

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The Parent Trap cast reunites to celebrate 22nd anniversary [Video]

The Parent Trap cast reunites to celebrate 22nd anniversary

Lindsay Lohan has joined a virtual meetup with Dennis Quaid and other former cast members of 1998 Disney film The Parent Trap, with a recording of the get-together set to air on Instagram the 20th of..

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Disney Has Paused Facebook Ads Spending [Video]

Disney Has Paused Facebook Ads Spending

Disney Has Paused Facebook Ads Spending

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Kenan Thompson joins 'Home Alone' reboot [Video]

Kenan Thompson joins 'Home Alone' reboot

According to The DisInsider, Thompson is set to appear in the Disney+ production, which will be directed by Dan Mazer.

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopening debate [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopening debate

[NFA] Florida confirmed its place as an emerging epicenter of the COVID pandemic in the United States on Friday by reporting its second sharpest daily rise in cases while virus-related deaths across..

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopenings debate [Video]

U.S. COVID-19 cases surge amid reopenings debate

[NFA] Florida confirmed its place as an emerging epicenter of the COVID pandemic in the United States on Friday by reporting its second sharpest daily rise in cases while virus-related deaths across..

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Jude Law in talks to play Captain Hook in live-action Peter Pan [Video]

Jude Law in talks to play Captain Hook in live-action Peter Pan

Jude Law is in talks in play Captain Hook in Disney's upcoming live-action Peter Pan movie.

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Jude Law Set to Play Captain Hook in Disney's 'Peter Pan' | THR News [Video]

Jude Law Set to Play Captain Hook in Disney's 'Peter Pan' | THR News

The actor is in talks to play the villainous Captain Hook in Disney’s live-action retelling of 'Peter Pan,' based on Disney's 1953 animated movie.

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Jude Law 'in talks' to play Captain Hook in Disney's 'Peter Pan and Wendy' [Video]

Jude Law 'in talks' to play Captain Hook in Disney's 'Peter Pan and Wendy'

Jude Law is said to be in talks to play the villainous Captain Hook in Disney's upcoming 'Peter Pan & Wendy' film.

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Colin Kaepernick signs deal with Disney [Video]

Colin Kaepernick signs deal with Disney

The former NFL player signed an overall first-look deal with the company to produce projects on “race, social injustice and the quest for equity”.

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'Hamilton' creator, star Lin-Manuel Miranda sees 'silver lining' to pandemic

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