Bob Iger believes that Disney released too many Star Wars films


"Honestly, the closest I can think of them, as well made as they are, with actors doing the best they can under the circumstances, is theme parks".

The apparent feud between prestige film directors and the creators of Marvel Studios films just keeps going (this must be Phase 3, right?), with Disney Chairman Bob Iger once again weighing in on the derision his subsidiary's films have received from Goodfellas director Martin Scorsese - this time with a somewhat softer stance. The company was forced to make the concession to ensure subscribers could watch movies likeThe Force Awakensat launch. "I'd like to have a glass of wine with him", he reported. These are gifted, talented folks putting their tricky function and talent into building films that entertain individuals in theaters all over the planet. "And they're good movies". "I like Martin Scorsese". "They come out feeling happier or better about themselves".

The news follows the departure of Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss from Disney Star Wars, something I also said was happening.

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He touted "Star Wars" and other programming on the shortly-to-launch Disney As well as streaming service, and defended owning set Disney fare on Netflix, which has served the streamer to develop into the global SVOD frontrunner.

At the end of the Disney Plus sign-up process, new subscribers may see a prompt offering Starz' streaming service, according to a person familiar with the matter.

As always, we turn to the team at streaming search engine Reelgood, which uses data collected from the habits of its millions of users to calculate what series they're streaming the most during a given period. "He'd looked at what was likely on in the entire world of media and all the disruption, and he didn't imagine that the hand that they experienced was as solid as it desired to be", Iger explained. And it seems that what viewers watched the most of is Unbelievable, an improbably binge-worthy Netflix series dramatizing the events around a rape case that was the subject of a joint investigation from The Marshall Project and ProPublica.