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Disney’s major restructuring is good news for anyone who loves Disney Plus

Streaming has always been a huge part of Disney’s next phase, but now it’s clear that Disney Plus really is the company’s future. Disney yesterday announced a “strategic reorganization” of its media and entertainment departments that will enable the company to more aggressively meet its audience where they are – at home, to stream shows and movies on their television. …

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Meet Kareem Daniel, Disney’s new sales director

Disney has a long history of converting hourly employees into company executives. Kareem Daniel’s rise from intern to head the company’s newest sales department is no exception. On Monday, Disney announced that it was restructuring its media and entertainment departments to streamline its direct-to-consumer strategy, which will now focus even more on its streaming services. As part of the reorganization, …

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Chinese viewers wave Disney’s new “Mulan” as spurious

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The remake of “Mulan” hit the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market. Disney cast beloved actor Liu Yifei as Mulan and removed a dragon buddy popular in the animated original to suit Chinese tastes. Still, the film received decidedly mixed reviews after its delayed release of the coronavirus in China …

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Disney’s ‘Mulan’ disappoints at the China Box Office

Disney had its hopes on its $ 200 million live-action remake of “Mulan” to finally deliver a blockbuster that culturally resonated with moviegoers in China, the world’s second largest film market. But when it arrived, Chinese moviegoers had a litany of complaints. Filmmakers tried too hard to travel to China but didn’t try enough to get their historical facts right. …

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Disney’s CFO admits Mulan’s Xinjiang ties have proven problematic

Disney CFO Christine McCarthy admitted Thursday that the company’s decision to film parts of Mulan in the Xinjiang region of China “has created a lot of problems for us.” The company has come under fire for filming parts of the live-action epic in the Northwest, in which an estimated one million members of the mostly Muslim Uighur ethnic minority were …

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China bans media coverage of Disney’s “Mulan” after the backlash from Xinjiang

A scene from Disney’s live-action film Mulan. Source: Disney Chinese authorities have told major media not to cover Walt Disney’s release of “Mulan” after controversy broke out overseas over the film’s links with the Xinjiang region, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Disney, due to open in local theaters on Friday, had high hopes for Mulan in China, …

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Mulan Boycott Explained: Why Some Fans Skip Disney’s New Remake

Mulan launched on Disney Plus last Friday. Disney Mulan, Disney’s latest live-action remake of a popular ’90s cartoon classic, has divided critics. Some praise its spectacle and thematic responsewhile others criticized its mediocre characters and plot. But it also divides social media, and many are calling on you to boycott the new flick Available from Disney Plus for $ 30. …

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Disney’s live-action Mulan copies Star Wars and Marvel in the worst possible way

Yifei Liu, who plays Mulan, doesn’t get as much character development in the new Disney Plus movie. Disney With its new version of Mulan, Disney got the chance to breathe life into the legendary warrior – a fixture in centuries-old Chinese storytelling – with a grainy retelling and a beautiful cast. So it’s ironic that the animated version, which debuted …

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Disney’s “Mulan” is boycotted by activists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand have urged moviegoers to boycott Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan,” one of the largest releases since the coronavirus pandemic stopped film production. Controversy over the China-based film erupted after lead actress Liu Yifei shared a post in support of Hong Kong police on Chinese social media website Weibo last August. “I also …

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