DEVELOPING …Just under two months after the W Disn

first_imgDEVELOPING …Just under two months after the W Disney Company officially took control of the majority of Fox’s film and TV assets in a seismic $71.3 billion deal, another round of lay-offs are slicing through Burbank and over on Pico Boulevard. A Disney spokesperson has confirmed to Deadline that people are being pink-slipped but gave no further details. However, sources tell Deadline that the cuts are wide-spread across W Disney Studios. At the same time we also hear that the latest round of cuts they look to be more extensive that the previous layoffs that have occurred since Disney formally acquired the Fox assets on March 19. As individuals are being informed today, most of the actual exits look to be timed for early June. While particular employees of the now melded companies may be losing their jobs, no single department is being wiped out, a well positioned source said Wednesday. The layoffs today follow yesterday’s news that majority stock holding Disney had taken over day-to-day running of Hulu. Later on Tuesday,  Disney-owned ABC anchored the Bob Iger-run company’s sprawling Upfronts presentation in NYC. An event, which saw former Fox outlets like FX and Nat Geo sharing the stage with Jimmy Kimmel and MORE Source: deadline.comlast_img

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