The actress and alumna Phylicia Rashad will serve as dean, and Robert A. Iger, the Walt Disney Company’s executive chairman, will lead fund-raising efforts to build a new facility.
While millions of people struggled to make ends meet, many of the companies hit hardest in 2020 showered their executives with riches.
A first-look deal between Colin Kaepernick and Disney includes a documentary series at ESPN that will be produced by Jemele Hill, who left the network two years ago.
Disney+ is streaming a live-capture film of “Hamilton.” It’s just the latest chapter in a deepening relationship between the company and the musical’s creator.
The film, a live capture of the hit Broadway show, will stream on Disney Plus beginning July 3. That wasn’t always the plan.
“Lots” of key variables remain uncontrollable during the coronavirus pandemic. But the league will also lose roughly $1 billion in revenue if it doesn’t stage playoff games for TV.
California’s strengths — as a hub for commerce, tourism and education in the Pacific Rim — have become liabilities in the pandemic.
In a surprise move, the film of the original Broadway production is being released 15 months early.
“Our businesses have been hugely impacted,” the company’s C.E.O. said after quarterly profit dropped more than 90 percent. And that was for a period only partly upended by the coronavirus.