Pixar And Disney Part Ways

from the wow dept

While there were rumors a year ago that Steve Jobs was looking to get back at Michael Eisner's trashing of Apple's "Rip, Mix, Burn" campaign by signing a deal with some other studio once Pixar's deal was up, most people thought they'd patch up their differences and keep going. Looks like that's not the case. Steve Jobs announced today that talks between Pixar and Disney have broken down, and Pixar will be looking for a new movie studio to work with. This isn't such a big deal for Pixar, but could be even more trouble for Disney (who's having plenty of trouble already).

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    Frank, 30 Jan 2004 @ 1:01pm

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    Didn't Disney just recently say they're not going to produce regular animation (hand-drawn, whatever they call it?) anymore? Now they're not going to back computer animation any more either (at least through Pixar?)? What are they pinning their future hopes on, the Disneyworld in Paris?

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