assembled by Ray Keating
November 2-4, 2018
Here are a few items worth exploring this weekend covering the sequel to Mary Poppins, Disney franchise flops, profitable Star Wars, and the line-up of holiday readers at Epcot.
Questions About Mary Poppins Returns?
The Hollywood Reporters serves up answers to key questions about the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns.
Yes, Even Disney Flops on Franchises
CinemaBlend.com served up a quick list of recent cases where Disney tried to launch franchises, but came up short, including The Lone Ranger and John Carter.
Star Wars Already Profitable for Disney
CNBC gives a rundown on Disney’s investment in Lucasfilm, and basically makes the case that the company already has recouped it $4 billion investment and more.
Final Line-Up for Epcot Candlelight Processional
Disney added John Stamos and Robby Benson to their line-up of guest readers at the Epcot Candlelight Processional for the Christmas holiday season. Check out the full list, courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel.
Ray Keating is the editor, publisher and economist for DisneyBizJournal.com, and author of the Pastor Stephen Grant novels, with the two latest books being Reagan Country: A Pastor Stephen Grant Noveland Heroes and Villains: A Pastor Stephen Grant Short Story. He can be contacted at email@example.com.