Disney officially announced the final regulatory approval for the $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, and the exact end of the acquisition of Fox’s partial asset transaction was at 12:02 on March 20th, US Eastern Time. At that time, the merger of Disney and Fox will also take effect.This merger will bring unprecedented quality content and outstanding talent to consumers around the world.
With 21st Century Fox’s extensive business and character collections, Disney is able to offer more appealing, high-quality content and entertainment options to consumers around the world, meeting growing consumer demands while expanding its international footprint.
The influence of 21st Century Fox in the US and Europe and Asia will also enable Disney to further expand its ability to provide direct service to consumers, including ESPN+ for sports fans and Disney+ streaming video to be launched by the end of 2019.
After the merger, the films “Avatar” and “Titanic” and “The Simpsons” “This is our (ThisIsUs)” and other TV shows will be owned by Disney, including Lucasfilm, Marvel Entertainment and Pixar Animation. Content library, including the studio. But the most eye-catching aspect of the film is the future trend of the Marvel Superhero movie worldview. The 21st Century Fox has a number of “X-Men”, “Fantastic Four” and “Dead Waiters”, which have been copyrighted by Marvel. Big IP will return to the Marvel in the acquisition of Disney, which means that the space of the Marvel Film Universe will be expanded in the future.
Fox International TV business, including FX Cable TV, National Geographic Channel, Fox International Network Group, India Star TV; and Fox’s shares in Hulu, TataSky and EndemolShine Group, Disney and 21st Century Fox to American online streaming service provider Hulu Ownership will also be merged. In addition, Disney will divest the 21st Century Fox’s regional sports network.