- Disney Animation recently held a “Day of Listening” to give staff an opportunity to discuss workplace concerns with HR professionals. This is in the wake of John Lasseter’s six-month “sabbatical” following allegations of misconduct. Many now are wondering if Lasseter can return.
- As most of Fox is in the process of being sold to Disney, Fox broadcasting--which will remain with the Murdochs--just made a huge deal with the NFL. Fox paid $3 billion for the rights to most Thursday night football games for the next five years.
Hollywood news banter
- Matthew Belloni - founding partner of Puck News - @MattBelloni