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HERE’S THE FULL LIST OF DISNEY’S NEWEST PROPERTIES
The merger between Disney and Fox is essentially done; the contracts have to be signed and the money needs to change hands. That being said, we now know just what exactly Disney acquired from Fox in the buyout.
Joining the Disney family are:
James Cameron’s Avatar
King of the Hill
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
American Horror Story
The Peanuts Movie
Miracle on 34th Street
The Sound of Music
Planet of the Apes
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
It’s also important to note that everything that was in development from Fox Searchlight is now in Disney’s possession as well. Another big move to note is that 24 is reportedly getting a prequel series and Buffy the Vampire Slayer was already announced to be rebooted back at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this month.
Lastly, the two largest film franchises in history are now under the same roof. Under the acquisition, the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises will now be able to enter the Marvel cinematic universe; and Disney now owns the Star Wars original trilogy and the prequels, on top of filming the newer entries of the franchise.
Some of these titles do raise eyebrows due to their nature, however, the animation domination titles do rake in significant viewers and money, while films like Alien and Predator are going through a reboot phase as well. It only makes sense for Disney to want control over properties undergoing reboots and easy cash cows. The real question is whether Disney will let the properties be or have a hand in their continued development.