THE ABRIDGED HISTORY OF DISNEY, 2015-2040 AD

by Chris Plante
  1. 12.28.15 - The Verge promotes full-time editor to Disney beat
  2. 1.3.15 - Is this blurry set image proof that Doctor Strange will appear in Avengers: Infinity War?
  3. 7.4.16 - BOOM! Marvel releases Spider-man and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailers on 4th of July
  4. 11.28.16 - 25 gifts to get your favorite Star Wars fan this Christmas
  5. 12.16.16 - Which Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One character are you?
  6. 12.28.16 - The Verge is hiring: Disney reporters wanted!
  7. 2.3.17 - What it's like to see the Thor: Ragnarok trailer before everyone else in 235 GIFs
  8. 5.24.17 - Star Wars: Episode VIII review: like my favorite Breaking Bad episodes... but in space!
  9. 6.4.17 - Why Toy Story 4 is the best Toy Story yet: an explainer
  10. 6.17.17 - The Guardians of the Galaxy post-post-post-credits scene will blow your fanboy mind
  11. 6.29.17 - Disney exec to fans: Guardians of the Galaxy lightsaber is "just for fun" and "would never be canonical"
  12. 7.7.17 - The only photo you need of the Iron-Man Easter egg in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  13. 11.8.17 - Wreck-It-Ralph review: Like video games, the sequel is better than the original
  14. 2.25.18 - Toy Story 4 wins best picture, beating Joss Whedon's Richard III
  15. 5.3.18 - The Verge's Disney editorial team wants you!
  16. 4.19.18 - Report: Superhero costume reality shows now beat traditional reality shows in streaming views, with Marvel properties at the top
  17. 5.25.18 - The new Han Solo movie is good, but not as good as this Harrison Ford shirtless scene from Working Girl
  18. 6.5.18 - Cars 3 review: Now that I have kids, I guess these movies are good?
  19. 10.3.18 - Universal's Jurassic Universe-led slate: should Disney be scared?
  20. 12.13.18 - In lieu of the delayed Star Wars Episode IX, Disney releases surprise Star Wars Holiday Special 4K remaster
  21. 12.14.18 - Panic at Wal-Mart as Star Wars Holiday Special 4K remaster sells out in record time
  22. 5.4.19 - Avengers: Infinity War - Part 2 breaks box office record
  23. 6.13.19 - Watch the leaked Comic-Con trailer for the Chris Pratt reboot of Indiana Jones (UPDATE: trailer pulled)
  24. 8.8.19 - In groundbreaking deal, Robert Downey Jr. Sells image rights to Disney, will be digitally inserted into Marvel movies for "the rest of eternity"
  25. 8.10.19 - Opinion: Why we should be worried about the fine print in Disney's Soul Rights contract
  26. 8.11.19 - 32 awesome ways Disney might use Robert Downey Jr.'s soul rights
  27. 9.20.19 - DC Comics hopes LEGO adaptations will solve its superhero movie problems
  28. 10.21.19 - Breaking: Marvel confirms Black Panther 2, Thunderbolts, more Ant-Man for Phase 4 films
  29. 12.24.19 - Star Wars Episode IX review: The Return of the Jedi of this generation
  30. 1.15.20 - Disney launches streaming service Disneywhere, removes all films and shows from competitors
  31. 2.16.20 - Following critical stinkbomb Episode IX, Star Wars reboot rumors take flight
  32. 4.16.20 - Rumors of Star Wars reboot are baseless, says Disney CTO
  33. 6.1.20 - Leak reveals internal Star Wars reboot documents
  34. 8.23.20 - Disney puts Star Wars plans on hold as leaks continue, releasing 20-year internal playbook and scripts
  35. 8.2.21 - Marvel's horrible box office downward trend in one graph
  36. 4.20.22 - The Lego Justice League Movie to be split into three films, Disney ready for second place?
  37. 12.21.22 - Live-action Mulan single bright spot in bad year for Disney
  38. 1.9.23 - Disney continues big acquisitions to reverse fortunes
  39. 3.3.23 - Leak reveals plans for Disney to acquire Sony (Update: Sony acquired)
  40. 8.5.25 - Disney acquires Fox, reclaiming X-Men and Fantastic Four
  41. 8.14.25 - BREAKING: Marvel announces Phase A of Cinematic Universe: Iron Man, Spider-man, and more
  42. 2.13.26 - With rumored help from robots, Exxon, Wal-Mart, and Disney, Elon Musk breaks ground on First Bank of Mars
  43. 4.7.26 - Leaked PowerPoint slide shows plans for Millenium Falcon-branded rocket program
  44. 6.3.26 - Disney exec: no plans to get into space travel at this time
  45. 7.1.26 - Drop what you're doing and listen to Blue Ivy's mega hit, "I Am Destiny's Child"
  46. 3.18.28 - Why you can't find some of our Disney stories
  47. 4.2.28 - North West, reality star, to play Ms. Marvel
  48. 11.14.28 - Disney Globe asks vacationers and retirees to travel six months to visit Mars
  49. 1.4.29 - Star Wars reboot project mired by rising budget, egos, and Disney's demand to include Marvel characters, says fired screenwriter
  50. 3.19.29 - Chris Pratt augmented reality skin lets anyone look like Indiana Jones, Star-Lord, and now Han Solo
  51. 9.3.29 - DC Comics hopes reboots will solve its superhero movie problem
  52. 2.24.30 - Disney acquires NBC / Comcast / Universal
  53. 12.28.30 -Thank you for sticking with The Verge's Disney team for 15 years
  54. 10.7.31 - Blue Ivy secretly attends Harvard in peace by wearing Chris Pratt's AR skin
  55. 3.3.32 - Disney construction bots are actually genetically modified human-animal hybrids, claims New York Times investigation
  56. 7.5.32 - First presidential endorsement from a superhero comes from Ms. Marvel
  57. 2.20.34 - The Littlest Jedis of the Galaxy wins director Leonardo DiCaprio his first Oscar
  58. 12.1.34 -Large, but brief quake turns LA into giant sinkhole
  59. 3.8.35 - Disney announces Crossover Universe Phase X
  60. 6.2.35 - California passes bill that will allow Disney's genetically engineered characters to rebuild Los Angeles under condition of strict regulations
  61. 6.12.37 - Omni Awards founded to revitalize New Los Angrles
  62. 8.7.38 - Chris Pratt confirms he's alive, announces "How to Stew Boots" cookbook collaboration with Robert Downey Jr.
  63. 10.9.39 - America opens government-funded film studio: Washingtonia
  64. 10.29.39 - Disney under fire as genetically engineered construction organisms spotted outside SoCal confines
  65. 4.9.40 - Disney acquires Warner Bros. and DC Comics, announces plan to reboot Marvel and DC as singular universe
  66. 5.3.40 - EXCLUSIVE: The truth about Disney's Creamzoids and their gradual colonization of the United States
  67. 8.14.40 - Disney acquires Vox Media, feeds staff to construction bots