National Geographic Just Sent Me a Crystal Healing Water Bottle

Hi, National Geographic, it’s me, Ryan. I got your package today and I guess I’m wondering — why did you send me a pseudoscientific crystal healing water bottle with your name on it? Read More >>

Fox Is Looking to Make a Fantasy Musical About Hans Christian Andersen

Although the Hugh Jackman vehicle The Greatest Showman didn’t sit well with critics, it performed well enough at the box office that Fox is looking to try again by bringing another musical to the big screen — and its next story has a very weird, fantastical twist. Read More >>

US Cable Giant Comcast Outbids Fox’s Offer to Buy Sky

We already know that Murdoch-owned Fox made a deal to buy out the 61% of Sky it doesn't already own has long been in the works, but today a rival bid has landed on the table. Comcast, the largest cable TV provider in the US, has made an offer to beat Murdoch's. Read More >>

Fox’s Proposed Takeover of Sky is ‘Not in the Public Interest’

Fox currently has a 39% stake in Sky, and has been trying to buy the remaining 61%. However, the Competition and Markets Authority in the UK (the CMA) has said such a deal would not be in the public interest thanks to media plurality. Read More >>

What Will Happen Now That Disney Basically Owns Hulu?

Walt Disney Co. has agreed to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s holdings in a $52.4 billion deal. While the changing future of the Marvel Universe and the movie landscape, in general, is big news, this deal also changes the entire calculus of streaming services. Disney is now the proud majority owner of Hulu, and the soon to be overlord of premium streaming. Read More >>

Of Course The Simpsons Predicted the Disney/Fox Deal

At this point, it shouldn’t be at all surprising that The Simpsons managed to accurately predict a wild bit of IRL news that none of us ever saw coming, but yes: The Simpsons totally called Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox. Read More >>

How To Not Screw-Up Introducing X-Men Into The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Enormous news for nerds today as Disney has confirmed that it is buying 21st Century Fox for more money than it is possible to comprehend. But leaving aside the important questions around competition law, monopolies and what this signals for Disney's corporate strategy, there's something more important: The X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool and other characters will finally be able to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read More >>

Everything Disney Owns Now it Has Bought 21st Century Fox

Back in November, word came out that Disney had been in talks with 21st Century Fox, with the topic of discussion being Disney buying nearly all of Fox's assets. Well, today that deal has actually gone ahead: Disney now owns Fox. Read More >>

Rumours Claim the Disney/Fox Takeover Deal is Back On

A few weeks ago we heard news that 21st Century Fox was hoping to sell of a bunch of its assets, having been involved with negotiations with Disney. Those negotiations supposedly broke down before the story broke, but rumour is that both parties are back at the negotiating table. Read More >>

The X-Files’ Return Resurrects an Old Favourite and a Major Dropped Plot Point

At New York Comic Con, Fox released the very first look at the eleventh season of The X-Files, due on our screens next year. They’ve only filmed five of the ten new episodes, so we know that only those episodes must be included. Which means there’s a lot going on in the beginning of the season. Read More >>

New Animatic Teases Our First Glimpses of the New Mutants Movie

We barely know anything about Josh Boone’s upcoming adaptation of young X-Men series New Mutants for Fox, but a purported new series of animated storyboards from the film at least gives us a taste of what heroes we can expect—and the villain they’ll face off against. Read More >>

Marvel and Fox Worked Together to Swap Characters for Deadpool and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

While Marvel and Sony’s relationship has gotten closer thanks to their newfound collaborative efforts on Spider-Man, the relationship between Marvel and Fox over the movie rights for the X-Men and Fantastic Four has always been seen as a bit more frosty. It seems though that recently that relationship actually thawed a bit. Read More >>

Fox Is Scrambling to Reboot Its X-Men Franchise: Report

Fox’s X-Men universe is in trouble and Fox knows it. Its bona fide star, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, is done after Logan. The last X-Men movie made much less than the one before it. And Deadpool just lost its director. Read More >>

‘The Revenant’ Leaker Faces Three Years in Prison for Copyright Infringement

A chap who copied The Revenant to a USB drive and posted it online has been arrested by the FBI and now faces a prison sentence. William Kyle Morarity seized his chance to do something naughty when he gained access to a disc copy of the movie at his workplace either on or before December the 16th, before making the blockbuster available online “on or about December 17 and 19”. It came out in the US on December 25th. Read More >>

Fox Looks Like the Future For James Murdoch-Led Sky

James Murdoch has returned to Sky as chairman, four years after standing down in the wake of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. His appointment has triggered talk of a takeover, with US broadcaster Fox believed to be intent on snapping up a majority share. Read More >>