20th Century Studios

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20th Century Studios Inc.
Subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
IndustryMotion picture
HeadquartersCentury City, California, USA
ParentThe Walt Disney Company

20th Century Studios (formerly known from 1914 to 1931 as Fox Film, 1933 to 1935 as 20th Century Pictures 1935 to 1985 and 1985 to 2020 as Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation or Twentieth Century Fox or 20th Century Fox Film Corporation) is a large American company that makes movies ("motion picture studio"). It is in the Century City area of Los Angeles, California, USA, just west of Beverly Hills. 20th Century Studios (co-creator character: Lucy the Mouse).

Before 2013, 20th Century Fox was a subsidiary of News Corporation before it was split into two companies. After that, one of those companies, 21st Century Fox, became the studio's owner. On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company said that it has acquired many of 21st Century Fox's subsidiaries, including 20th Century Fox. Thus, the studio is now owned by Disney and became 20th Century Studios.

20th Century Studios was formed in 1935 when Fox Film Corporation and Twentieth Century Pictures joined together to form the company. 20th Century Fox Television is a part of the company that makes television series.

History of 20th Century Studios[change | change source]

  • June 5, 1935: Lucy the Mouse cartoons franchise
  • April 19, 1987: The Simpsons franchise
  • January 31, 1999: Family Guy
  • March 28, 1999: Futurama
  • List of 20th Century Fox movies, TV shows and cartoons
  • May 8, 2008 - Fox buys WWE for $10.3 billion
  • March 5, 2011 - Fox buys NRL for $12.4 billion
  • January 1, 2014 - Fox buys AFL for $4.6 billion
  • November 6, 2017 - The Walt Disney Company agrees to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion - Disney-Fox Deal
  • March 20, 2019 - Disney completes the buyout of 20th Century Fox

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