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    Bart and Lisa might be joining Thor and Spider-Man alongside Mickey and Donald.

    Disney re-engages in talks to buy 21st Century Fox assets
    Murdochs could decide on whether to pursue a deal by year’s end.

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/disney-...ets-1512239431

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    Today that Disney-Fox deal is looking more likely.

    Fox favors Disney as buyer for studio, media assets
    Murdochs see better strategic fit, fewer regulatory hurdles; Fox is also said to still be in active talks with Comcast.

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...o-media-assets

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    Today that Disney-Fox deal is looking even more likely.

    Disney and Fox are closing in on deal, could be announced next week

    Talks have progressed and a deal could be announced as early as next week, sources tell CNBC. The enterprise value of the Fox assets in the deal is seen as more than $60 billion. Fox would sell movie and television production assets and keep its news, sports and broadcast network.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/05/disn...--sources.html

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    Is James Murdoch angling for a top job at Disney?
    A sale of Fox assets to the entertainment giant could position him to succeed Robert Iger.

    http://www.latimes.com/business/holl...205-story.html

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    Skyliner gondolas will connect some of Disney's theme parks and hotels at Walt Disney World

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/busin...208-story.html
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    A deal could be reached before Christmas.

    Disney, Fox huddle with bankers as deal talks progress

    http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/dis...rs-1202634210/

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    Posters. Badges. Ticket books. Guy Williams' Zorro costume. A Pirates Of The Caribbean cast member costume. A 1957 Disneyland guidebook. A metal sign from the Disneyland Railroad. Props from the Twilight Zone Tower Of Terror. Those are just some of the 800 Disneyland items which are on display at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California and which will be auctioned off on December 16. Here is the story from the Orange County Register:

    How to buy your own piece of vintage Disneyland in Sherman Oaks

    http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/08...ge-disneyland/

    The Galleries' website is https://vegalleries.com/rememberingdisneyland

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    Pending approval by anti-trust regulators:

    Disney reaches a $52.4 billion deal to buy bost most of the assets of 21st Century Fox

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/14/b...-fox-deal.html

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    I think when they say "don't worry about job cuts," that's the time to start worrying about job cuts.

    Disney chief Bob Iger, Murdochs reassure employees, tout historic deal

    http://variety.com/2017/film/news/di...mo-1202641583/

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    Disney extends CEO Bob Iger's contract through 2021

    http://www.latimes.com/business/holl...214-story.html

    .....and he'll get a 20% pay raise and another $100,000,000 in stock.

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