Disney says its streaming service is going to cost less than Netflix

Streaming Dreams Drove Disney's Interest in Fox Assets

Streaming Dreams Drove Disney's Interest in Fox Assets

The original report said that the deal would not include Fox News, the FOX broadcast network, local affiliates or FOX's sports programming.

There's also reports of a live-action Star Wars TV series in the works AND a Monsters Inc. The entire debate has always been drenched in legalese and give-and-takes between the opposing studios drawing from similar creative wells, and it seemed this would continue until today.

"Pencils aren't down. It does appear at the very least that they have not abandoned the idea of that combination."
Nevertheless, the stocks of both are up with Disney rising 7 percent and Fox rising 18 percent.

As reported by The Wrap, Iger explained that the price of the service will be connected to the amount of content that it will carry. For reference, the cost of a Netflix subscription currently ranges from $8 to $14 a month. More to the point, the company probably realizes that a fresh studio (especially one so beloved as Marvel Studios) could breathe actual success into things like, oh say, The Fantastic Four, a property that has failed time and again with critics and box office receipts while under the Fox banner. "It'll have a lot of high quality because of the brands and the franchises that will be on it that we've talked about".

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