According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Disney is once again in talks to purchase parts of 21st Century Fox. If Disney were to make the acquisition, we could be looking at Marvel potentially merging with Fox's superhero assets-meaning that we could have the entire Marvel Universe existing in one studio; Avengers with X-Men, Spider-Man with Deadpool.
A potential deal would leave Fox with the Fox News Channel, Fox broadcast network and its sports rights. CNBC had said that the firms had discussed the structure as well as the price of the deal, but these details were kept under wraps.
James Murdoch, 21st Century Fox's chief executive officer, has had to battle a series of scandals at the company, including sexual harassment allegations at the top of Fox News.
Representatives for Fox, and declined to comment, or did not immediately respond to requests for comment, on the state of the talks.
A deal would shuffle ownership of prized film and TV assets at a time when changing viewer habits are pressuring the television industry's subscriber and advertising revenue.
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Beyond the negotiation hurdles, regulatory approvals are also going to be a major thing considering that Trump administration has argued that the combination would give one company too much power over both the creation of content and its distribution. You can even look inside exclusive portfolios that are normally closed to new investors.