New Disney CEO Says Company Will ‘Quiet Things Down,’ Regrets Predecessor Battled DeSantis

  • The pivot from Iger, who is reportedly more Left-leaning in his personal politics than Chapek, comes after “Strange World,” an animated film featuring a homosexual teenage romance, fizzled at the box office during what should have been a strong holiday weekend opening.
  • “Lightyear,” the latest installment in the highly popular “Toy Story” franchise, featured a same-sex kiss and likewise struggled at the box office.
  • Shares for Disney have fallen nearly 40 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Dow Jones Industrial Index has declined more than 7 percent over the same period.