Pixar's sale to Disney keeping bloggers busy
With Disney's purchase of Pixar, creative minds in both companies may be wondering what the deal might mean for Disney's theme parks -- and some are wondering publicly.
Walt Disney Co. agreed in January to buy Pixar Animation Studios for $7.4 billion. Many Wall Street analysts hailed the merger as a way to infuse Disney's sluggish animated-movie business with Pixar's creativity.
But the deal also included at least one infusion of Pixar talent into Walt Disney Imagineering, the Disney arm that creates theme-park attractions. Pixar creative guru John Lasseter was named to an Imagineering post as part of the deal.