Disney is about to purchase Fox for an unprecedented $60 billion

by

comment
PHOTO VIA DISNEY
  • Photo via Disney
In one fell swoop, Disney will own the rights to X-Men, Deadpool, Fantastic Four, Alien and Predator, as well as National Geographic and Fox's share in Hulu.

CNBC reported today that the company is nearing in on closing a $60 billion deal with 21st Century Fox. The deal would acquire most of Fox's assets and leave it with just news and business news divisions, the broadcast network and Fox sports.



The deal is expected to be announced next week. Meanwhile, Disney employees are still fighting for a living wage.

On a lighter note, this mega-merger was something predicted by Simpsons writers back in Season 10, as is the case with pretty much everything. 
PHOTO VIA FOX
  • Photo via Fox



We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.