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However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises'', as its subject matter apparently did not fit the Disney brand's profile. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]

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However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises'', as its subject matter apparently did not fit the Disney brand's profile. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving used the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which brand[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]
2007[[/note]].


However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises'', as the subject matter and PG-13 rating apparently did not fit the Disney brand's profile. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]

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However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises'', as the its subject matter and PG-13 rating apparently did not fit the Disney brand's profile. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]


However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises'', the only Creator/StudioGhibli film to be released in the US with an R rating. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]

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However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises'', as the only Creator/StudioGhibli film to be released in subject matter and PG-13 rating apparently did not fit the US with an R rating.Disney brand's profile. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]


However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises''. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]

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However, this didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises''.''Anime/TheWindRises'', the only Creator/StudioGhibli film to be released in the US with an R rating. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]


Touchstone Pictures is a distribution label (or "banner" in Disney-speak) created and owned by [[Creator/{{Disney}} The Walt Disney Company]], which releases films aimed for more mature audiences than the Disney branded fare.

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Touchstone Pictures is was a distribution label (or "banner" in Disney-speak) created and owned by [[Creator/{{Disney}} The Walt Disney Company]], which releases released films aimed for more mature audiences than the Disney branded fare.



However, this doesn't seem to be happening. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises''. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]

In the end, [=DreamWorks=] cut ties with Disney upon the contract's expiration and jumped ship to Creator/{{Universal}}, with both of its final two releases with Disney receiving shoddy box office numbers; ''Film/TheBFG'' was released under the regular Disney label on July 1, 2016 to heavy competition from fellow Disney release ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory'', as well as competition in the coming week with Universal/Illumination's ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretLifeOfPets'', while ''The Light Between Oceans'', which marks the official end of Touchstone's [=DreamWorks=] deal, was released on September 2, 2016[[note]]Labor Day weekend in the United States and Canada that year[[/note]], [[DumpMonths a terrible time for a theatrical release]]. No further projects have been announced since, leading to speculation that Touchstone has been rendered inactive, if not flat out defunct, though Disney itself has said next to nothing on the matter, and CEO Bob Iger reinforcing the current Disney status quo of less risks and more franchises at an investor's meeting in late September 2016 doesn't help its case. In the meantime, the label has been relegated to a catalog label for Disney (similar to the current structure of the defunct Creator/HollywoodPictures), responsible for handling the copyrights to and distribution of all of Touchstone's films, including the rights to all of the [=DreamWorks=] films under Touchstone, which Disney now own outright as payment on loans Disney made to the company.

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However, this doesn't seem to be happening.didn't happen. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises''. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]

In the end, [=DreamWorks=] cut ties with Disney upon the contract's expiration and jumped ship to Creator/{{Universal}}, with both of its final two releases with Disney receiving shoddy box office numbers; ''Film/TheBFG'' was released under the regular Disney label on July 1, 2016 to heavy competition from fellow Disney release ''WesternAnimation/FindingDory'', as well as competition in the coming week with Universal/Illumination's ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretLifeOfPets'', while ''The Light Between Oceans'', which marks the official end of Touchstone's [=DreamWorks=] deal, was released on September 2, 2016[[note]]Labor Day weekend in the United States and Canada that year[[/note]], [[DumpMonths a terrible time for a theatrical release]]. No further projects have been were announced since, leading to speculation that Touchstone has had been rendered inactive, if not flat out defunct, though Disney itself has said next to nothing on the matter, and CEO Bob Iger reinforcing the current Disney status quo of less risks and more franchises at an investor's meeting in late September 2016 doesn't didn't help its case. In the meantime, the label has been was relegated to a catalog label for Disney (similar to the current structure of the defunct Creator/HollywoodPictures), responsible for handling the copyrights to and distribution of all of Touchstone's films, including the rights to all of the [=DreamWorks=] films under Touchstone, which Disney now own outright as payment on loans Disney made to the company.


They had their own television unit until 2007, when it was renamed Creator/{{ABC}} Studios as part of Iger's above-mentioned company refocusing efforts.

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They had their own television unit until 2007, when it was renamed Creator/{{ABC}} Studios as part of Iger's above-mentioned company refocusing efforts. That studio now operates alongside 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios as a "label" of Disney Television Studios.


* ''Film/{{Boys}}''

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* ''Film/{{Boys}}''''Film/{{Boys|1996}}''


Since 1979, when they released ''Film/TheBlackHole'', Disney had begun making numerous PG-rated adult and teenage-oriented films such as ''Film/{{TRON}}'', ''Never Cry Wolf'', ''Trenchcoat'' and ''Film/TheDevilAndMaxDevlin'' (the latter two of which caused an media uproar over their subject material in a Disney film) to remain competitive in the market of live action movies. But none of their efforts were commercially successful. It was as if the Disney name was more of a burden than an asset with large segments of potential audiences, as Disney had been for the longest time associated with G-rated family-friendly fare such as WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse cartoons and ''Film/TheLoveBug''. Then-CEO Ron Miller (son-in-law of the late Creator/WaltDisney) announced in 1984 the creation of Touchstone Films (as it was then called) as a new label to 1) protect the wholesome family-friendly image of the Disney name and 2) to remain commercially relevant.

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Since Beginning in 1979, when they released ''Film/TheBlackHole'', Disney had begun making numerous PG-rated adult and teenage-oriented films such as ''Film/{{TRON}}'', ''Never Cry Wolf'', ''Trenchcoat'' and ''Film/TheDevilAndMaxDevlin'' (the latter two of which caused an media uproar [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids over their subject material in a Disney film) film]]) to remain competitive in the market of live action movies. But none of their efforts were commercially successful. It was as if the Disney name was more of a burden than an asset with large segments of potential audiences, as Disney had been for the longest time [[AnimationAgeGhetto associated with G-rated family-friendly fare fare]] such as WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse cartoons and ''Film/TheLoveBug''. Then-CEO Ron Miller (son-in-law of the late Creator/WaltDisney) announced in 1984 the creation of Touchstone Films (as it was then called) as a new label to 1) protect the wholesome family-friendly image of the Disney name and 2) to remain commercially relevant.


Touchstone's fate was officially sealed on December 14, 2017, when Disney announced it would buy Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox and a number of other Fox properties from 21st Century Fox, the media group controlled by UsefulNotes/RupertMurdoch; the deal will give Disney a permanent foothold in the mature film market while rendering the Touchstone brand superfluous (Disney now enjoys a perpetual, royalty-free exclusive license to the 20th Century Fox trademarks; they officially remain with Fox Corp., Rupert Murdoch's rump company which retained the Creator/{{Fox}} network, Fox News, and the national Fox Sports networks in the US.)

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Touchstone's fate was officially sealed on December 14, 2017, when Disney announced it would buy Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox and a number of other Fox properties from 21st Century Fox, the media group controlled by UsefulNotes/RupertMurdoch; the deal will give Disney a permanent foothold in the mature film market while rendering the Touchstone brand superfluous (Disney now enjoys a perpetual, royalty-free and exclusive license to the 20th Century Fox trademarks; they officially remain with Fox Corp., Rupert Murdoch's rump company which retained the Creator/{{Fox}} network, Fox News, and the national Fox Sports networks in the US.)


Touchstone's fate was officially sealed on December 14, 2017, when Disney announced it would buy Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox and a number of other Fox properties from 21st Century Fox, the media group controlled by UsefulNotes/RupertMurdoch; the deal will give Disney a permanent foothold in the mature film market while rendering the Touchstone brand superfluous.

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Touchstone's fate was officially sealed on December 14, 2017, when Disney announced it would buy Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox and a number of other Fox properties from 21st Century Fox, the media group controlled by UsefulNotes/RupertMurdoch; the deal will give Disney a permanent foothold in the mature film market while rendering the Touchstone brand superfluous.
superfluous (Disney now enjoys a perpetual, royalty-free exclusive license to the 20th Century Fox trademarks; they officially remain with Fox Corp., Rupert Murdoch's rump company which retained the Creator/{{Fox}} network, Fox News, and the national Fox Sports networks in the US.)


However, this doesn't seem to be happening. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises''. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]-- would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is using the Buena Vista International brand instead.

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However, this doesn't seem to be happening. In 2013, as part of Disney's breakup with Creator/JerryBruckheimer, Horn admitted that the studio wasn't interested in reviving Touchstone as a producer (Bruckheimer wanted to head up a new version of the label). Instead, when Disney took over full distribution rights to the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse and the ''Franchise/StarWars'' sequel trilogy, they chose to brand them under the respective internal studios that made them (Creator/MarvelStudios and Lucasfilm). Touchstone was then used to distribute Creator/HayaoMiyazaki's ''Anime/TheWindRises''. ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', having started production by [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Lucasfilm]] when it was acquired by Disney in 2012, was Touchstone's most recent non-[=DreamWorks=] release, and the last for the foreseeable future. There was a chance that 2019's ''[[Film/Glass2019 Glass]]''-- a film Disney is releasing with Creator/{{Universal}} [[spoiler: which is a {{crossover}} sequel to both Touchstone's ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}'' and Universal's ''Film/{{Split}}'', Disney's involvement being part of a deal allowing the latter film to establish its sharing a universe with the Disney-owned former for free despite the ChannelHop]]-- would ChannelHop]]--would be a Touchstone release outside the United States, but Disney is using instead reviving the Buena Vista International brand instead.
brand.[[note]]which was used for foreign distribution of films from the various Disney labels (except for Creator/{{Miramax}}) from 1987 until 2007[[/note]]


In 2011, Touchstone saw new life as the distribution label for Creator/DreamWorks' live action films in North America. While the production side remained moribund, there had been interest by new studio chairman Alan Horn of increasing Disney's yearly output and diversifying the types of movies the studio makes. Horn, who had previously had a very successful tenure at Creator/WarnerBros, replaced Rich Ross in 2012 after the latter resigned due to [[Film/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime a]] [[Film/TheSorcerersApprentice series]] [[Film/{{Secretariat}} of]] [[Film/{{Prom}} high-]][[WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms profile]] [[Film/JohnCarter flops]], making his "only make films the studio knows how to sell" edict rather ironic in hindsight.

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In 2011, Touchstone saw new life as the distribution label for Creator/DreamWorks' live action films in North America. In 2012, Disney hired Alan Horn, who had previously had a very successful tenure at Creator/WarnerBros, as its replacement for Rich Ross after the latter resigned due to [[Film/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime a]] [[Film/TheSorcerersApprentice series]] [[Film/{{Secretariat}} of]] [[Film/{{Prom}} high-]][[WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms profile]] [[Film/JohnCarter flops]], making Ross' "only make films the studio knows how to sell" edict rather ironic in hindsight. While the production side remained moribund, there had been interest by new studio chairman Alan Horn of increasing Disney's yearly output and diversifying the types of movies the studio makes. Horn, who had previously had a very successful tenure at Creator/WarnerBros, replaced Rich Ross in 2012 after the latter resigned due to [[Film/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime a]] [[Film/TheSorcerersApprentice series]] [[Film/{{Secretariat}} of]] [[Film/{{Prom}} high-]][[WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms profile]] [[Film/JohnCarter flops]], making his "only make films the studio knows how to sell" edict rather ironic in hindsight.\n


In 2011, Touchstone saw new life as the distribution label for Creator/DreamWorks' live action films in North America. While the production side remained moribund, there had been interest by new studio chairman Alan Horn (who replaced Rich Ross in 2012 after the latter resigned due to [[Film/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime a]] [[Film/TheSorcerersApprentice series]] [[Film/{{Secretariat}} of]] [[Film/{{Prom}} high-]][[WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms profile]] [[Film/JohnCarter flops]], making his "only make films the studio knows how to sell" edict rather ironic in hindsight) of increasing Disney's yearly output and diversifying the types of movies the studio makes.

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In 2011, Touchstone saw new life as the distribution label for Creator/DreamWorks' live action films in North America. While the production side remained moribund, there had been interest by new studio chairman Alan Horn (who of increasing Disney's yearly output and diversifying the types of movies the studio makes. Horn, who had previously had a very successful tenure at Creator/WarnerBros, replaced Rich Ross in 2012 after the latter resigned due to [[Film/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime a]] [[Film/TheSorcerersApprentice series]] [[Film/{{Secretariat}} of]] [[Film/{{Prom}} high-]][[WesternAnimation/MarsNeedsMoms profile]] [[Film/JohnCarter flops]], making his "only make films the studio knows how to sell" edict rather ironic in hindsight) of increasing Disney's yearly output and diversifying the types of movies the studio makes.
hindsight.


Since 1979, when they released ''Film/TheBlackHole'', Disney had begun making numerous PG-rated adult and teenage-oriented films such as ''Film/{{TRON}}'', ''Never Cry Wolf'', ''Trenchcoat'' and ''Film/TheDevilAndMaxDevlin'' (the latter two of which caused an media uproar over their subject material in a Disney film) to remain competitive in the market of live action movies. But none of their efforts were commercially successful. It was as if the Disney name was more of a burden than an asset with large segments of potential audiences, as Disney had been for the longest time associated with G-rated family-friendly fare such as Creator/MickeyMouse cartoons and ''Film/TheLoveBug''. Then-CEO Ron Miller (son-in-law of the late Creator/WaltDisney) announced in 1984 the creation of Touchstone Films (as it was then called) as a new label to 1) protect the wholesome family-friendly image of the Disney name and 2) to remain commercially relevant.

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Since 1979, when they released ''Film/TheBlackHole'', Disney had begun making numerous PG-rated adult and teenage-oriented films such as ''Film/{{TRON}}'', ''Never Cry Wolf'', ''Trenchcoat'' and ''Film/TheDevilAndMaxDevlin'' (the latter two of which caused an media uproar over their subject material in a Disney film) to remain competitive in the market of live action movies. But none of their efforts were commercially successful. It was as if the Disney name was more of a burden than an asset with large segments of potential audiences, as Disney had been for the longest time associated with G-rated family-friendly fare such as Creator/MickeyMouse WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse cartoons and ''Film/TheLoveBug''. Then-CEO Ron Miller (son-in-law of the late Creator/WaltDisney) announced in 1984 the creation of Touchstone Films (as it was then called) as a new label to 1) protect the wholesome family-friendly image of the Disney name and 2) to remain commercially relevant.

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