Corporate Brand 

Disney and Fox Shareholders approve merger, likely to be completed in first half of 2019

Shareholders of 21st Century Fox and Disney have approved Disney’s $71.3 billion buyout of Fox’s assets. Shareholders gathered on July 27 at the New York Hilton for separate meetings to vote on the historic transaction that the companies announced in December. Gerson Zweifach, general counsel of 21st Century Fox, told Fox shareholders the merger is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019. Disney said 99% of shareholders approved the company’s acquisition of Fox assets, a historic tie-up that will alter the Hollywood landscape. The Disney gathering was…

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Character Licensing Movie Licensing 

#SuperSaturday: Are you a Potterhead? Visit these Harry Potter-themed restaurants before you die!

If you are a Potterhead and want to live in a magical world, then there are plenty of reasons to travel! If you want to eat and drink surrounded by a magical ambiance, there are a few stops you should make. Who knew magic could taste so good? Harry Potter has become such a well-recognized and beloved story, people are starting to branch out and making it a part of their own brand. These Harry Potter-themed restaurants will satiate all your magical needs: From a wrinkled Sorting Hat to elaborate…

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Character Licensing Merchandise Licensing 

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ theme-park to unveil at Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort has revealed the name of its latest attraction, Ant-Man, and the Wasp: Nano Battle! The attraction will debut in 2019 as the park continues the multi-year expansion of the Hong Kong resort. In May, the park premiered “Moana: A Homecoming Celebration,” a live show based on the film Moana and the first of its expansion projects. The Ant-Man-inspired attraction will feature images from the film as well as a unique storyline that will allow guests to engage in a heroic battle alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp…

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