Disney’s 71.3 billion dollar purchase of 21st Century Fox film and TV assets, marks the first time a major movie studio ceases to exist as an independent institution since the fall of MGM in the 1980s.
Now, the company is looking to phase out the “Fox” branding in its new assets. The 20th Century Fox film studio is being rebranded to just “20th Century Studios,” and Fox Searchlight Pictures is now “Searchlight Pictures,” according to a report from Variety.
Taking the “Fox” from the studios and film divisions that Disney now owns will hopefully make things in the entertainment world a little clearer. As Fox News and Disney’s views don’t always align with each other.
The iconic 20th Century Fox opening will remain the same, however, a modified version will exclude “Fox” moving forward.
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