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Disney to Lay Off Dozens From Studio Division

Disney to Lay Off Dozens From Studio Division

Disney to Lay Off Dozens From Studio Division

Disney has enacted more layoffs, impacting more than 50 employees in the studio’s marketing group, the NY-based theatrical division and Searchlight Pictures. Several hundred open positions have been eliminated as well.

Earlier in the day, the Disney-owned ESPN eliminated 500 positions — 300 employees and 200 unfilled posts — to free up resources for streaming, digital and video departments.

Though no studio has escaped the pandemic unscathed, Disney has been particularly hard hit by coronavirus.

More to come…

Written by Oli Coleman

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