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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 10:43:19 AM »
Disney will soon rule the world.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 11:06:26 AM »
Not sure how I feel about this.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2017, 11:08:21 AM »
Not sure how I feel about this.

It sucks. It puts us one purchase closer to a world where 1-3 companies own almost everything.
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2017, 11:36:50 AM »
Oh no, Alien produced by Disney!  :omg:
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2017, 11:47:29 AM »
Big day. Ajit Pai lets ISPs bend us over to ream us and Disney is either going to screw up the new MCU post-Infinity War or revitalize it in the most awesome way possible...

By giving us Hulk Vs. Wolverine (let's be honest, it MIGHT be a couple years till they recast the role; no doubt they're looking as I type this).

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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2017, 11:48:40 AM »
Oh no, Alien produced by Disney!  :omg:

Eh, Alien needs a reboot anyway.  I have no problem seeing a chestburster bust out of somebody, and then break into a refrain of "Let It Go" before scuttling away to some hidden area of the ship to hide and grow before picking off the rest of the ship's crew one by one.
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2017, 01:06:37 PM »
Oh no, Alien produced by Disney!  :omg:

Eh, Alien needs a reboot anyway.  I have no problem seeing a chestburster bust out of somebody, and then break into a refrain of "Let It Go" before scuttling away to some hidden area of the ship to hide and grow before picking off the rest of the ship's crew one by one.
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« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2017, 01:11:54 PM »
Oh no, Alien produced by Disney!  :omg:

Eh, Alien needs a reboot anyway.  I have no problem seeing a chestburster bust out of somebody, and then break into a refrain of "Let It Go" before scuttling away to some hidden area of the ship to hide and grow before picking off the rest of the ship's crew one by one.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2017, 01:24:10 PM »
Right now, I am worried about this. Mainly for the TV aspect. This gives them FX and FXX. I love the shows on FX and FXX because of their edginess. Nothing on those channels fits into the Disney narrative.

I have also seen that most of the Fox channel programming could be blown up and the channel pivoted to mostly (un)-Reality shows.

Based on what I have seen and heard, I don't like this.

Deadpool is Disney now. Yikes. So when does the Deadpool Experience open at Disney World?

I don't know, we'll see.
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« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2017, 01:34:39 PM »
Pulp Fiction
Clerks
Exotica
Kids
Don't be a menace to south central
Trainspotting
Jackie Brown
Gangs of New York


Just a very very small sample of films released under the bigger Disney umbrella.
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« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2017, 01:49:55 PM »
I'm only excited about this because of Avengers-XMen-F4 convergence. That's about it. I don't like the idea of a massive megacompany having such enormous breadth and power across the entertainment industry. Not that I knew exactly how big they were beforehand but holy crap, 52 *billion* dollars... I'm also concerned about them potentially messing with R rated properties (Deadpool is a current, good example of something I'm worried about).
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2017, 02:03:31 PM »
I'm only excited about this because of Avengers-XMen-F4 convergence. That's about it. I don't like the idea of a massive megacompany having such enormous breadth and power across the entertainment industry. Not that I knew exactly how big they were beforehand but holy crap, 52 *billion* dollars... I'm also concerned about them potentially messing with R rated properties (Deadpool is a current, good example of something I'm worried about).

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/deadpool-will-stay-r-rated-fox-disney-merger-1067651

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"It [Deadpool] clearly has been and will be Marvel branded. But we think there might be an opportunity for a Marvel-R brand for something like Deadpool," said Iger. "As long as we let the audiences know what's coming, we think we can manage that fine."
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« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2017, 02:11:20 PM »
I'm only excited about this because of Avengers-XMen-F4 convergence. That's about it. I don't like the idea of a massive megacompany having such enormous breadth and power across the entertainment industry. Not that I knew exactly how big they were beforehand but holy crap, 52 *billion* dollars... I'm also concerned about them potentially messing with R rated properties (Deadpool is a current, good example of something I'm worried about).

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/deadpool-will-stay-r-rated-fox-disney-merger-1067651

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"It [Deadpool] clearly has been and will be Marvel branded. But we think there might be an opportunity for a Marvel-R brand for something like Deadpool," said Iger. "As long as we let the audiences know what's coming, we think we can manage that fine."

Whew. I hope they stick by that, then.

Also that image of Deadpool being escorted out of Disneyland is hilarious.
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2017, 02:49:48 PM »
I expect the same quality results as to what happened to ABC ('The Worldwide Leader in Sports') and ESPN since Disney took over. :tdwn
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2017, 09:56:36 AM »
And suddenly this suggestion by Patton Oswald is now a posibility

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« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2017, 04:45:26 PM »
Well we got about 18 months or so of extremely fun speculation since that's about how long it will take for this deal to actually happen. So don't expect any surprises in Infinity War, or possibly even Avengers 4.


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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2017, 04:57:04 PM »
Well we got about 18 months or so of extremely fun speculation since that's about how long it will take for this deal to actually happen. So don't expect any surprises in Infinity War, or possibly even Avengers 4.

Do you think we might see an end credits scene featuring an X-Men character in Avengers 4 or another Marvel movie? A quick stinger? I'm thinking something simple like the Avengers having a chat and suddenly the X Jet flies by, or a shot of Wolverine's hand extracting the claws. They won't need an actor for that.

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« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2017, 05:01:06 PM »
Well we got about 18 months or so of extremely fun speculation since that's about how long it will take for this deal to actually happen. So don't expect any surprises in Infinity War, or possibly even Avengers 4.

Do you think we might see an end credits scene featuring an X-Men character in Avengers 4 or another Marvel movie? A quick stinger? I'm thinking something simple like the Avengers having a chat and suddenly the X Jet flies by, or a shot of Wolverine's hand extracting the claws. They won't need an actor for that.

Not till the deal is final in 12-18 months. So definitely not Infinity War. Probably not Avengers 4 either, just given the timing. Although, depending on how long the process takes, they could theoretically shoot a scene like that for Avengers 4 and put it in if possible.


Also the scene I have in my head is a quick pan up of Tony Stark's old building that he sold in Spiderman with a big 4 on it.
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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2017, 05:11:30 PM »
Well we got about 18 months or so of extremely fun speculation since that's about how long it will take for this deal to actually happen. So don't expect any surprises in Infinity War, or possibly even Avengers 4.

Do you think we might see an end credits scene featuring an X-Men character in Avengers 4 or another Marvel movie? A quick stinger? I'm thinking something simple like the Avengers having a chat and suddenly the X Jet flies by, or a shot of Wolverine's hand extracting the claws. They won't need an actor for that.

Not till the deal is final in 12-18 months. So definitely not Infinity War. Probably not Avengers 4 either, just given the timing. Although, depending on how long the process takes, they could theoretically shoot a scene like that for Avengers 4 and put it in if possible.


Also the scene I have in my head is a quick pan up of Tony Stark's old building that he sold in Spiderman with a big 4 on it.

That would be perfect, and considering it's a plot point, it might even happen.

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« Reply #20 on: December 16, 2017, 05:31:16 AM »
As much as I don't want to see one company owning everything, I am also impressed with what Disney does with most of it's properties. They have released so much hits, both critically and (especially) commercially over the last couple of years and no other studio comes close. Just look at how many garbage Spidey films we got from Sony and under Disney's Marvel studios we get a solid film just like that (good/great even, for many). Same goes for Star Wars, two utterly horrible films and a half decent one and Disney makes a couple of solid/good ones in like half the time (though I still think Solo is going to suck). I think the way Disney runs things leads to a higher rate of quality products. And in that sense, I am looking forward to their output with many of their newsly aquired properties.

My main worry in the film space is that Disney doesn't do R-rated (or at least not yet), so I fear we won't see another Logan or a Deadpool anytime soon (well, at least I assume they will finish up Deadpool 2 and that X-men related horrorfilm). Yes, I am aware of Touchstone pictures and I imagine they will do R-rated films in a similar fashion (for example, maybe with with Alien). But I think they will be incorporating X-men and Deadpool straight into the MCU's next phase as films.

As for all the television properties, I have no idea what they will do. Since they are aiming to be the next biggest streaming service, I will imagine they will continue all the succesful ones and make it exclusive to their streaming channel. In relation to this, I also wonder how long the Marvel/Netflix deal will last. Or can Netflix make Daredevil and co. till the end of time?

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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #21 on: December 16, 2017, 08:19:05 AM »
Does anyone know if Disney has the right to release movies under the 20th Century Fox banner? If so, I could see them shunting all the R-Rated stuff there. There will obviously not be an R-Rated Deadpool movie with the Disney banner playing at the beginning of the movie. They got several franchises in this deal that cannot be anything but R-rated , so Disney will find a way to work with that.

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« Reply #22 on: December 16, 2017, 12:20:33 PM »
Does anyone know if Disney has the right to release movies under the 20th Century Fox banner? If so, I could see them shunting all the R-Rated stuff there. There will obviously not be an R-Rated Deadpool movie with the Disney banner playing at the beginning of the movie. They got several franchises in this deal that cannot be anything but R-rated , so Disney will find a way to work with that.

They definitely will do R-rated stuff themselves. This is also Disney: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touchstone_Pictures. Touchstone Pictures is a brand label that Disney used to release films that did not fit their image. Maybe they will use Fox in the future, or use another label. But they are definitely going to use their newly acquired properties worth over 50 billion, including the R-rated properties.

As I mention above, the only properties I think will stop being R-rated are X-men and maybe Deadpool in the future. Though my personal feeling are that they will keep Deadpool a separate thing until the current film franchise runs towards it's end (why mess with a very promising/profitable series, let Ryan and co do their thing). X-men will definitely get it's reboot, so I don't expect anything like Logan. In the end, I expect all of them to appear in the MCU blockbuster films.

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« Reply #23 on: December 16, 2017, 09:43:16 PM »
If this means we finally get those unedited Original Trilogy Star Wars movies on DVD/Blu-ray I'm all for it. Disney could make a billion dollars back easily by just releasing that.

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Re: OFFICIAL - Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox
« Reply #24 on: December 17, 2017, 03:32:29 PM »



>2009: Disney buys Marvel
>2012: Disney buys Lucasfilms
>2017: Disney buys 21st Century Fox
>2019: Disney buys Paramount Pictures
>2022: Disney buys Universal Studios
>2027: Disney attempts to buy Warner Bros, Warner Bros tells them to fuck off
>2028: Disney, being highly pissed off, acquires their own private military
>2029: Disney storms headquarters of Warner Bros, killing many, and taking the company by force
>2032: Disney buys nukes from black market terrorists
>2034: Disney buys Microsoft
>2036: Disney declares war against the entertainment industry
>2037: Skirmishes between private militaries occur in Hollywood and other places around the country
>2038: Disney nukes Hollywood
>2044: Disney buys the United States of America
>2045: Disney reorganizes the American government into a totalitarian dictatorship, deemed "The People's Republic of Disney"
>2047: People's Republic of Disney moves to annex Mexico and Canada with the military might of Mickey Mouse
>2051: PRD buys celestial bodies such as the moon and Mars
>2056: PRD colonizes Mars
>2059: PRD colonizes rest of the solar system
>2064: PRD starts construction of Dyson Sphere in the Sol System
>2075: PRD scientists discover a form of FTL space travel
>2078: First PRD voyage to Alpha Centauri system is successfully completed
>2079: PRD successfully establishes a one world government
>2080: PRD sends millions of military warships out throughout the galaxy, conquering extraterrestrial life on every planet and solar system
>2092: Dyson Sphere in Sol System is complete
>2100: PRD reaches type 3 civilization status, creating a Galactic Dictatorship under the people of Disney
>2104: Marvel and X-Men fans are still excited about new movies

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