Matt Belloni

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Warner Bros. bets big on “Elvis,” its only summer live-action movie, to allure audiences and bring in profits.

Warner Bros. biopic ‘Elvis’ may disappoint at the box office

Warner Bros. bets big on “Elvis,” its only summer live-action movie, to allure audiences and bring in profits.

from The Business

Bob Chapek miscalculates, again, and loses a bid to stream Indian Premier League cricket matches on Disney+.

Disney loses bid to stream Indian Premier League cricket

Bob Chapek miscalculates, again, and loses a bid to stream Indian Premier League cricket matches on Disney+.

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek fired head of television content Peter Rice . Rice, a long-term, and respected executive in Hollywood, was seen as a potential successor to Bob Chapek.

Disney shakeup: CEO Bob Chapek cans head of TV Peter Rice

Disney CEO Bob Chapek fired head of television content Peter Rice . Rice, a long-term, and respected executive in Hollywood, was seen as a potential successor to Bob Chapek.

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