The 20th Century Fox film studio will be renamed 20th Century Studios, while Fox Searchlight Pictures will be renamed Searchlight Pictures. As for television rebranding, no details have been revealed.
Disney has already begun to phase out the Fox name. The poster for Searchlight Pictures’ latest release, “Downhill” with Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, has no trace of Fox branding. It will be the first film to debut with the new logo. In addition, employees at Searchlight have changed their emails from a Fox.com address to a SearchlightPictures.com address. Upcoming family film “Call of the Wild” will be released with the new 20th Century Studios logo.
Under the deal, Disney acquired the movie and television studios for $71.3 billion. The deal included 21st Century Fox’s film and television studios, cable entertainment
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