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Joe Roth Reflects on Oz The Great and Powerful, Looks Forward to Maleficent in 2014

Jim Hill | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's every screenwriter's nightmare. To be in the office of one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, pitching all of your script ideas. Only to then have that mover-and-shaker repeatedly say "Nope. Not interested." But that's exactly what happened back in 2009 to poor Mitchell Kapner.

Disney Prepares To Replace Johnny Depp In ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean' Franchise

Cinemablend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Given that the Pirates franchise was the only live-action property making any money for the studio, they could reach deep in their pockets and keep De...

Dick Cook Out As Disney Studio Chief

AP | Posted 09.19.2009 | Media

BURBANK, Calif. — A new era has begun for the Walt Disney Co. following the abrupt resignation of longtime studio chief Dick Cook. After nearly...

Dick Cook, Walt Disney Studios Chairman, Steps Down

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dick Cook, the chairman of Walt Disney Studios, is stepping down. Cook had been head of the studio since 2002. An industry source has told the Huffin...