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Disney’s Latest Blockbuster Isn’t in Theaters

Robert Iger enlists Stormtroopers and X-Men in a bid to win the streaming wars.

ON THE MID-APRIL DAY that Disney hosted a show-of-force presentation for investment analysts, the entertainment giant converted its cavernous Soundstage 2 in Burbank, Calif., where Mary Poppins and Pirates of the Caribbean came to life, into an auditorium for knowledge workers. Wall Street types sat rapt as Disney opened with a video splicing its decades-old film and TV library with that of 21st Century Fox, recently acquired for $71 billion. The key

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