Walt Disney Company

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Superheroes swoop to boost Hollywood but Netflix shadow looms

While US box office grew about 9%, summer attendance figures are the second worst since 1992 A case of superheroes to the rescue in the form of Disneys Avengers: Infinity War and Incredibles 2 has fuelled the biggest boost to the US summer box office in more than a decade. However, Hollywood bosses have been

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Soaring Disney Studios hopes for $7bn fairytale ending to its year

Its systematic buying spree to acquire franchises and talent has now put the company in sight of a global box-office record What do you get if you cross a handful of superheroes with the Death Star and a forgetful fish? Box office gold. Walt Disney Studios is tipped to amass a record $7bn (5.6bn) in