Your move, Disney.
After Comcast Corp.made a $65 billion dictation on Wednesday for 21 st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainment resources — the same retains that Walt Disney Co. had agreed to buy for about $52.4 billion — the Mouse House is under pressure to respond.
At stake is a trove of media properties, straddling from” The Simpsons” to “X-Men,” that were essential to Disney repelling off security threats from Netflix Inc. and other streaming upstarts. The wonder is whether Disney can convince Fox investors that it’s still the most compelling partner.
” What it truly comes down to is premium and who wants it more ,” announced Paul Sweeney, an consultant at Bloomberg Intelligence.