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Dermot & Dave

What Does The Disney And Fox Merger Mean For Cinema Fans?

It’s taken about a year, but Disney have acquired 21st Century Fox for the simple price of $71 billi...
Pamela Joyce
Pamela Joyce

10:34 AM - 21 Mar 2019



Dermot & Dave

What Does The Disney And Fox Merger Mean For Cinema Fans?

Pamela Joyce
Pamela Joyce

10:34 AM - 21 Mar 2019

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It’s taken about a year, but Disney have acquired 21st Century Fox for the simple price of $71 billion (around €62 billion).

This makes Disney the biggest entertainment company the world as ever seen and this deal will impact the media landscape massively and pave the way for Disney to launch their streaming service, Disney Plus, which will be out later this year.

But what does all this mean for cinema goers? How will Cinderella and The Simpsons live under the same roof?

As well as that,  there could be some BIG changes to the Marvel Universe. Does that mean we could we see Deadpool in the Avengers soon?

Journalist, broadcaster and film expert Gordon Hayden popped in to clear up some of the uncertainty.

To hear the chat in full click the play button below.

 


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