Disney has officially acquired 21st Century Fox. As I wrote yesterday, this is big news for Disney fans everywhere. But exactly what Disney got from Fox is hard to fathom. It’s a massive list of properties, from Alien to Die Hard to The Simpsons.
That’s right. The Simpsons family is now a part of the Disney family. We welcome you, Springfield!
The amazing thing about all this is that Disney already has a ton of intellectual property. Disney owns Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. (Watch all the Disney trailers for 2019 here, along with the release dates.)
If you want to know all of what Disney got from Fox just after midnight last night, then you’re in the right place. Here is the list of all the incredible entertainment assets that Fox gave up for $71 billion. What Disney got from Fox is likely worth far more in the long run. Bog Iger certainly hopes so.
Note: This list is by no means exhaustive. The number of actual properties and films that Disney got from Fox is far too long to list in its entirety here. The ones in my list are some of the major entertainment assets of what Disney got from Fox, some award winners, and a few of my personal favorites thrown in for good measure.
What Disney Got from Fox: The List
- Fantastic Four
- The Simpsons
- It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
- Bob’s Burgers
- Family Guy
- Avatar (by James Cameron)
- The X-Files
- American Dad!
- The Die Hard Franchise
- Ice Age
- American Horror Story
- King of the Hill
- Modern Family
- Peanuts (The Movie)
- Planet of the Apes
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Home Alone
- The Sound of Music
- Miracle on 34th Street
- They also get everything from Fox Searchlight, including:
- Many of Wes Anderson’s films
- Twelve Years a Slave
- Napolean Dynamite
- Slumdog Millionaire
- Little Miss Sunshine
- 127 Hours
- Boys Don’t Cry
- Super Troopers
- The Shape of Water
That’s quite the list of what Disney got from Fox. A little overwhelming, to be totally honest.
Another property they get is Deadpool. Ryan Reynolds, the star of that particular franchise, decided to have a little fun with the merger finalization on Twitter.
Oh, Ryan. Always making sure everybody has a laugh, no matter the situation. I can relate to that.
Personally, I would love to see
So, what do you think about all these properties coming to Disney? Do you love it? Do you wish they’d only taken some of these? What properties are
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