Tag Archives: Walt Disney Co

‘Mandalorian’ tech key to jump start film production

A shot of Industrial Light and Magic’s StageCraft, an LED stage production technology created for “The Mandalorian.” Disney The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has crippled film production in the U.S., causing shooting delays and hindering widespread travel. A technology developed for the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian” could be the solution. Due …

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Abigail Disney ‘confused’ by company decision to reopen Florida parks

Abigail Disney told CNBC on Thursday she doesn’t understand Walt Disney‘s decision to reopen its company theme parks in Florida, a state that’s seeing coronavirus cases soar. “I’m not looking at the same information they’re looking at, but given what I do know … I’m confused about how they think they can possibly protect their …

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Hong Kong Disneyland closes again as coronavirus cases increase

Walt Disney Co. said it would again close the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, less than a month after it reopened, amid an increase of new coronavirus cases in the city, in a new setback for the entertainment company. The reversal highlights the challenge a multinational company such as Disney …

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Millionaires call for higher taxes to aid coronavirus recovery

Abigail Disney, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Disney heiress Abigail Disney is among the millionaires calling for governments to impose higher taxes on the wealthy to help fund the recovery …

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Hong Kong Disneyland to close July 15 as coronavirus cases spike

A locked gate is seen after the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park has been closed, following the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2020. Tyrone Siu | REUTERS Hong Kong Disneyland will once again shutter its gates after a spike of new coronavirus cases in Hong Kong.  The …

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Florida reports more than 15,000 new cases, shattering record

Healthcare workers wait for patients at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Duke Energy for the Arts Mahaffey Theater on July 8, 2020 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Octavio Jones Florida reported 15,299 confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day on Sunday, the largest surge in infections since the start …

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