Talk:20th Century Studios

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20th Century Studios films released by Walt Disney Pictures from Diary of a Wimpy Kid in 2021 to Night at the Museum Kahmunrah Rises Again in 2022[edit]

Home Sweet Home Alone, which was released on November 12, 2021, and it became the first and only film released by 20th Century Studios on Disney+, as subsequent projects were transferred over to Walt Disney Pictures. However, Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again became 20th Century Studios' fourth and last film released by Walt Disney Pictures before subsequent projects were transferred back to 20th Century Studios just like the Hulu original films. Animation134 (talk) 17:23, 17 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


The lead statement Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures distributes and markets the films produced by 20th Century Studios is incorrect. To start off, the Deadline source ([1]) doesn't even say this. It says: Post-merger, Fox Searchlight, now re-branded Searchlight Pictures, enjoys a lot of autonomy in the Disney empire, greenlighting pics they know and operating their own distribution, publicity and marketing teams. 20th Century Studios (which recently dropped the Fox) was melded into the bigger Disney fold, fusing all its operations. Nowhere in that paragraph does it indicate that 20th Century films are being distributed by Disney, only that its operations were merged into Disney and that Searchlight would retain its autonomy. Secondly, this is not correct, as evidenced by Disney's press releases ([2], [3]) and the fact that none of 20th's films even credit Disney at the end (unlike Marvel and Lucasfilm productions). I brought this issue up at Talk:Ron's Gone Wrong#Disney back in January, but since then I've observed an uptick in editors trying to change this on several other articles (Free Guy, Avatar 2, Dark Phoenix, New Mutants, and most recently Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes). InfiniteNexus (talk) 04:14, 2 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Update: I've dug up an RfC from back in 2019 about this. That discussion was about films distributed by Fox before its rebranding as 20th Century Studios, but the consensus should still apply. InfiniteNexus (talk) 04:25, 2 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Also, a fifth reason, Box Office Mojo still lists all 20th Century Studios as being distributed (domestically, at least) by 20th Century Studios, not Disney. InfiniteNexus (talk) 17:49, 23 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Another Distribution Kerfufle again...[edit]

Look I know there has been edit wars alot about Disney distrubuting 20th Century stuff but I just don't understand. Even the pages say "Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures distributes and markets the films produced by 20th Century Studios" yet no one removed it and the previous person said it is incorrect and even the movies 20th does never mention "Distrubuted by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures" so for every movie 20th does are we not gonnna mention Disney at all its as if people still think 20th Century is a seperate studio instead of being owned by Disney. NakhlaMan (talk) 07:34, 21 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No, we're not going to mention Disney. InfiniteNexus (talk) 05:45, 22 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Any reason why? NakhlaMan (talk) 08:54, 22 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Per the four five reasons I very clearly outline in the section above (#Distribution). InfiniteNexus (talk) 17:48, 23 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]