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Future Disney acquisitions will include.
  • Nintendo
    • Highly unlikely. Besides the tricky logistics of acquiring a Japanese company, there's the bad blood between Nintendo and Disney in general which dates back to the poor reception of the Super Mario Bros. Movie. There's a reason Nintendo went for Universal for its theme park.
  • Hasbro
    • Definitely possible—in fact, I've been predicting this for a while. Toys are the one sector of the children's entertainment market that Disney doesn't control in-house, and Hasbro (Which manufactures many Disney-related toys) would give them access to that sector.
      • On the other hand, the downfall of Toys 'R Us, continued trade tension with Asia (specifically China) and some legal troubles from shareholders may have affected the value of the company's assets going forward. Plus Disney wasn't very competent on the video game front, so its not clear they'll treat the toy industry any better. Plus their stock price is expensive which would mean having to find more cash and thus take up more debt, which they're already getting from the 21st Century Fox acquisition.
  • Big Idea
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    • Plausible, but unlikely. Disney is a pretty liberal company these days (think of how they dropped PewDiePie like a hot potato one he make offensive remarks about Jews), and it would be a pretty shocking swerve for them to suddenly pick up an explicitly Christian company like Big Idea.
      • Jossed as Universal shut down the company's main Nashville studios and have more or less totally integrated it into DreamWorks Animation. Plus Veggietales is effectively a dead franchise with no future cartoons in the pipeline.
  • Fresh TV
    • Not a chance. Disney only respects Canadian animation if it's an outsourced cartoon of theirs (like DuckTales or Pucca, the latter of which is only So Okay, It's Average). As for original Canadian animation, they won't even respect it on Disney XD.
  • Nickelodeon
    • Nope. Nickelodeon is snugly nestled in with Viacom, and is one of that company's most valuable assets. And it wouldn't provide Disney with anything they don't already have (i.e. cartoons, movies, characters).
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  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Aardman Animations
  • Activision Blizzard
    • Nope. Disney has made it clear it's more comfortable licensing their properties out to other game developers instead of self-publishing their titles again. They're not stupid.
  • DHX Media
  • Sony Pictures
  • The Jim Henson Company
  • Charter Communications
  • Vodafone

Disney's first R-rated movie, released under its own name (as opposed to an imprint like Touchstone), as well as its first PG-13 animated movie, will have the word "black" in its title
The first PG-rated movie from Disney was called The Black Hole, in 1979. The first PG-rated animated movie from Disney was called The Black Cauldron. The first PG-13 movie from Disney was titled Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. Notice a pattern here? It seems to be a Disney tradition, whenever a film becomes the first (either the first overall or the first animated movie) to get a particular rating, for that movie to contain the word "black" in its title. So it follows that when Disney eventually releases a PG-13 animated movie, or releases an R-rate movie under its own name, that movie will have a title containing the word "black."
  • Going along with the idea of Disney creating an R-Rated movie under it's own name, it will feature a blood-soaked Disney logo in the title screen, complete with blood soaked castle and instead of a shooting star flying above the logo, it will be a splash of blood flying above the logo until it splats on the ground.
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Once the Disney/Fox merger is finalized in Summer 2019, Anastasia will have a presence in the Disney parks, eventually resulting in a Live-Action Adaptation of the original movie.
Where Anastasia will become a Disney Princess is up for debate, but now that Disney has acquired the rights to the film, it can be incorporated into the parks just as Star Wars and Marvel were. Maybe through such aspects as including "Once Upon a December" at a winter fireworks show, having Anastasia and Dimitri as meet-and-greet characters, and selling merchandise based on the film again. This could culminate in Disney doing a live-action adaptation, including all the songs from the original film. Maybe one or two from the Broadway show if they feel so inclined.
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