Disney will close the Blue Sky Studio, which was originally owned by XNUMXth Century Fox Pictures. (Photo/Screenshot of Sina Entertainment Weibo)
Disney will close the Blue Sky Studio, which was originally owned by 4th Century Fox Pictures.In recent years, the prospects of Blue Sky Studios have been less optimistic, and last year’s new crown epidemic has caused Disney to face more challenges. Disney takes into account the real economic situation, while maintaining the three animation studios of Disney Animation, Pixar and Blue Sky Studios. Feasible again.A Disney spokesperson stated in a statement: "Considering the current economic reality, after careful consideration and evaluation, we have made the difficult decision to close the film production business of Blue Sky Studios." It is reported that Blue Sky Studios will be officially announced in April. Closed, about 450 employees were affected.
Beijing’s “Beijing News” reported that Blue Sky Studio, a leading animation production company, was established in 1987. It has successively launched series including “Ice Age”, “Rio Adventure”, “Forest Warrior”, “Horton and the Anonymous”, and “Robot Adventure”. Many well-known animated films such as "Ji" have a global box office of approximately US$59 billion.
The last work of Blue Sky Studio was the animated cartoon "Transfiguration Agent" dubbed by Will Smith and Tom Holland. The film was released in December 2019. It performed poorly at the box office. It only earned US$12 million at the box office worldwide. The dream that was originally hoped to create a series by this has also been terminated.In addition, the new animated film "Nimona" directed by Patrick Osborne was originally scheduled to be released on January 1.7 next year. Now that the production has been suspended, the prospect of the release has become very uncertain.
Editor: Huang Zhi
"Chinatown" Fb shares selected Australian news daily, so that you can know the latest Australian news at anytime and anywhere @玩, @Immigration, @生活信息: https://www.fb.com/news.china.com.au/
[Welcome to the news to discuss cooperation! 】WeChat subscription account: news-china-com-au