With Bob Chapek’s tenure as Disney CEO continuing to disappoint, Star Wars fans should be thankful for Lucasfilm’s Kathy Kennedy

With Bob Chapek’s tenure as Disney CEO continuing to disappoint, Star Wars fans should be thankful for Lucasfilm’s Kathy Kennedy

Storm clouds continue to swirl at the Walt Disney Company surrounding the tenure of CEO Bob Chapek. His ascension to the post was made a more difficult transition both by the fact that he was replacing one of the most influential executives in Disney history in Bob Iger, along with the fact that the global [...]

It seems that Disney and Lucasfilm really learned the wrong lessons from Solo: A Star Wars Story

It seems that Disney and Lucasfilm really learned the wrong lessons from Solo: A Star Wars Story

In Anthony Breznican's recent feature article on Star Wars and the future direction of the franchise (primarily looking at the coming shows on Disney+), there was a very interesting quote from Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy that caught the attention of many fans. The quote is given context by Breznican, so I'll quote his entire paragraph [...]

As Disney endures transitions, Kathy Kennedy’s leadership at Lucasfilm is as important as ever

As Disney endures transitions, Kathy Kennedy’s leadership at Lucasfilm is as important as ever

We are just days away from a pretty significant moment for the Walt Disney Company, as Bob Iger is officially stepping down as Executive Chairman of the Board on December 21, 2021. Iger will be succeeded as Chairman by longtime board member Susan Arnold. Iger is one of the most accomplished executives in Disney's storied [...]

Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO, but will remain with company

Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO, but will remain with company

On Tuesday there was massive news in the entertainment world, as the Walt Disney Company announced that Bob Iger is stepping down as the CEO of the company effective immediately, with Bob Chapek taking over the role. However, Iger will continue to chair the board and will oversee Disney's creative efforts through the end of [...]

Bob Iger addresses George Lucas’s frustration and disappointment with The Force Awakens

Bob Iger addresses George Lucas’s frustration and disappointment with The Force Awakens

Disney CEO Bob Iger has done an incredible job of growing the Walt Disney brand, and he put that story and wisdom learned into a new book, released today, entitled "The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company". I haven't gotten a chance to read it [...]

George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Billy Dee Williams help open Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!

George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Billy Dee Williams help open Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!

On Wednesday evening, Disneyland hosted the grand opening for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, and it was a star-studded affair.  The ceremony was hosted by Disney CEO Bob Iger, who was joined by Star Wars legends George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Billy Dee Williams. https://twitter.com/starwars/status/1134163998394519554 In typical George Lucas fashion, he gave the park [...]

Bob Iger confirms that the 2022 Star Wars film will be from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Bob Iger confirms that the 2022 Star Wars film will be from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Bob Iger today revealed that the next Star Wars film after The Rise of Skywalker will be from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. When Disney announced the upcoming release dates for three untitled Star Wars films, fans weren't sure whether the films would be the Benioff and Weiss films, the Rian [...]

Bob Iger takes the blame for Solo’s box office disapointment; says a Star Wars “slowdown” is coming

Bob Iger takes the blame for Solo’s box office disapointment; says a Star Wars “slowdown” is coming

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter published today, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger had some interesting comments about Star Wars. In particular, Iger took the blame for Solo: A Star Wars Story's disapointment at the box office, and acknowledged that there will be a Star Wars "slowdown" coming. Here's the pertinent quote: [...]