Disney bought part of 21st Century Fox today for $52.4 billion, according to CNN.
The part of the deal that is of most interest to Monkeys Fighting Robots is the film rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four Universe. As there will be huge ramifications in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and for Marvel Comics. This is a breaking news story and we will have more details as they become available.
Disney’s four largest acquisitions in the past decade:
2017: Fox assets for $52 billion
2012: Lucasfilm for $4 billion
2009: Marvel for $4 billion
2006: Pixar for $7.4 billion pic.twitter.com/Upz5CAFoWi
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