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Classes for Jedis Run Afoul of the Lucasfilm Empire

Classes for Jedis Run Afoul of the Lucasfilm Empire

Fans participating in a mock lightsaber battle at Washington Square Park in New York before the opening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in 2015.
Classes for Jedis Run Afoul of the Lucasfilm Empire

Classes for Jedis Run Afoul of the Lucasfilm Empire

Fans participating in a mock lightsaber battle at Washington Square Park in New York before the opening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in 2015.
Sinosphere: Making Online Literature Pay Big in China

Sinosphere: Making Online Literature Pay Big in China

A scene from Douluo Dalu, an online game based on Zhang Wei’s digital novel of the same name.
Sinosphere: Making Online Literature Pay Big in China

Sinosphere: Making Online Literature Pay Big in China

A scene from Douluo Dalu, an online game based on Zhang Wei’s digital novel of the same name.
Sinosphere: Making Online Literature Pay Big in China

Sinosphere: Making Online Literature Pay Big in China

A scene from Douluo Dalu, an online game based on Zhang Wei’s digital novel of the same name.
Hulu Adds ESPN, ABC and Fox News to Streaming Service

Hulu Adds ESPN, ABC and Fox News to Streaming Service

An image from “Southland,” which first aired on NBC and later on TNT. Hulu has a deal with Time Warner, which owns TNT, to be part of its streaming service.
Hulu Adds ESPN, ABC and Fox News to Streaming Service

Hulu Adds ESPN, ABC and Fox News to Streaming Service

An image from “Southland,” which first aired on NBC and later on TNT. Hulu has a deal with Time Warner, which owns TNT, to be part of its streaming service.

Disney Promises Growth, and Shares Rise in After-Hours Trading

In the latest quarter, the company earned $1.10 per share, missing analysts’ $1.16 consensus. But the stock shot up after executives’s comments.
Hong Kong Disneyland, Seeking Return to Profit, Plans $1.4 Billion Upgrade

Hong Kong Disneyland, Seeking Return to Profit, Plans $1.4 Billion Upgrade

Visitors at Hong Kong Disneyland in April. Its 77-foot castle has lost some of its luster since a much taller one opened at a sister park in Shanghai.
‘Moana’ Has the Second Best Thanksgiving Weekend Opening of All Time
Samuel L. Jackson Is Back in the Recording Studio for The Incredibles 2

Samuel L. Jackson Is Back in the Recording Studio for The Incredibles 2

The Incredibles (and Frozone) are back! Samuel L. Jackson took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal that he was working on the first recording session to the highly anticipated film The Incredibles
That billboard featuring a Disney princess on meth isn’t new and probably didn’t work

That billboard featuring a Disney princess on meth isn’t new and probably didn’t work

Despite what you may have read on the internet, Disney isn’t planning a new sequel to “Frozen” that recasts Elsa the Snow Queen of Arendelle as a Montana meth addict. Several international media

Breakingviews: Robert Iger, Head of Disney, May Not Be Leaving Anytime Soon

With no clear successor in sight, the chief executive may delay his departure for a third time. He has been good for the company, but risks overstaying his welcome.
The Ladies of Downton Abbey Get Goofy in Charming Disneyland Reunion

The Ladies of Downton Abbey Get Goofy in Charming Disneyland Reunion

It’s a small world after all! On Friday, Downton Abbey costars Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley) and Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith Crawley) enjoyed quite the magical reunion at one of the happiest
Disney Drops PewDiePie and YouTube Distances Itself After Reports of Anti-Semitic Videos

Disney Drops PewDiePie and YouTube Distances Itself After Reports of Anti-Semitic Videos

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, the YouTube star known as PewDiePie, in London in 2015.
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Director Talks of ‘Exclusively Gay’ Moment

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Director Talks of ‘Exclusively Gay’ Moment

Josh Gad, left, and Luke Evans, who play LeFou and Gaston in the live-action “Beauty and the Beast,” in Paris in February.
An Alabama Drive-In Bans ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Character

An Alabama Drive-In Bans ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Character

Josh Gad, left, and Luke Evans in the new “Beauty and the Beast.”
Russian Official Seeks to Ban ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Character

Russian Official Seeks to Ban ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Character

The Russian lawmaker Vitaly V. Milonov in 2016. He acknowledges that he has not seen the Disney movie.
Disney Chief: My Role on a Trump Panel Is ‘Not an Endorsement’

Disney Chief: My Role on a Trump Panel Is ‘Not an Endorsement’

Robert A. Iger, chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, with volunteers at Shanghai Disney Resort during its grand opening on June 16, 2016.
Kids Are Getting Older Quicker. And Disney Tries to Adapt.

Kids Are Getting Older Quicker. And Disney Tries to Adapt.

From left, Lilan Bowden, Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Lauren Tom in the new Disney Channel show “Andi Mack,” a comedic drama aimed at children 6 to 14 and their parents.