How to Watch Disney Plan Its Post-Pandemic Future
Disney struggled during the quarantine, was forced to ditch significant theatrical rewards for likely hits like Mulan and Soul in favor of streaming, delay the next phase of Marvel’s money-making machine until 2021, and slash business in its parks ( layoffs of tens of thousands of employees in the process ) are just a few of the factors that contributed to the 82% drop in operating revenue in Q4 FY2020. But don’t cry for Mice just yet – I have big plans for them, and if you’re interested, you can tune in to hear all about them later today. As in 2019, Disney will be streaming its Investor Day 2020 presentations live. an understanding of what the multinational expects from 2021 – and what that will mean for the significant number of popular media franchises that Disney has absorbed over the past decade or so, from Pixar to Marvel, Lucasfilm and … everything that used to be Fox. except for the news (it remains unclear if Donald Duck agrees that all our cities are on fire). The webcast is open to the public and can be viewed live at this link starting at 4:30 PM EST (1:30 PM PST) today.
The four-hour presentation will undoubtedly provide an insight into how the world’s most influential media company sees the global business landscape next year; Read between the lines, their feelings about, say, opening theme parks may indicate how they expect the introduction of the COVID vaccine to impact bottom line. But he’ll also give us clues about what’s next in the Star Wars universe, which is certainly much more fun to think about. (Rumor has it that big news about plans for additional TV series and movies from the galaxy is far, far away is inevitable.) As a result, Warner Bros. announcing that its entire 2021 theatrical slate, from Dune in Heights, will launch on HBO Max, it will also be interesting to see how Disney handles the turn to streaming (especially if you’re one of the many moviegoers concerned that theatrical performances might not survive the pandemic ).
Be that as it may, you personally feel about it, on the eve of the presentation , the company’s shares reached all-time highs , which indicates the optimism of supporters of already announced plans to switch the business to a direct-to-consumer model, which will help develop the streaming service Disney +. What does this mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, little Baby Grogu, or whatever Pixar is dreaming of next? You will need to tune in to find out.