At that price, consumers will get a bundle that also includes the cheapest Hulu on-demand tier and ESPN's streaming service. Their upcoming service, HBO Max, doesn't even have a price yet, but it's widely assumed the service will cost more than the $15 a month AT&T already charges for HBO Now. Earlier this year, the company spent $71 billion acquiring the movie and TV assets of Fox to bolster its future offerings.
Walt Disney Co. reported a steeper earnings decline than Wall Street expected on Tuesday as the company poured money into the streaming media business it is building to challenge Netflix. But two of the Disney services, ESPN+ and Hulu, carry advertising, while Netflix is commercial-free.
20th Century Fox Film vice chairman Emma Watts was originally assumed to be moving over to Disney, with control of Deadpool as part of a package deal, but instead, the executive is remaining at Fox and had to turn over control of Deadpool and other Marvel characters to Feige. Another Fox asset, the global networks business Star India, also had a hard quarter due to an increase in the costs of sports rights to events such as the Cricket World Cup.
At the theme parks unit, overall operating income rose 4% to $1.7 billion but declined at Disney's USA parks. That offset box office successes such as "Avengers: Endgame".
Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh offered tributes to Sushma Swaraj and extended his condolences to the bereaved family. Harshvardhan and other Ministers Piyush Goyal , Pralhad Joshi and Nitin Gadkari , were present at the AIIMS.
Teen star Gauff wins first WTA title by partnering with McNally
Before their final match, Coco Gauff and McNally eliminated the third-seeded pair of the tournament in the semifinals. Gauf said she learned a lot from Wimbledon as a player and a person.
Victoria's Secret hires first openly transgender 'Angel'
Recently, news broke that the lingerie brand has hired its first ever transgender model - Valentina Sampaio from Brazil. A representative for Victoria's Secret did not respond to requests for comment Monday.
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company's three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ - all for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription ($12.99 per month in the US).
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Disney's live-action remake of "Aladdin" collected $1.03 billion, while Pixar's "Toy Story 4" grossed $959 million.
"We're excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content", Disney chief executive Robert Iger said when he first announced in December 2017 that his company was acquiring numerous Rupert Murdoch firm's assets.
Included in the Disney+ library will be 400 movies and 7,500 TV shows.