Fox Is Excited For the Future With a New Video (And Lots of Layoffs)

/Film | 3/21/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Remember when Ryan Reynolds posted a pic of Deadpool wearing mouse ears to celebrate the closing of the Disney-Fox deal? Pretty funny! Anyway, thousands of people are getting fired. Now that the Fox-Disney deal is over and done with, Fox Entertainment has released a video celebrating their bright new future. One thing they left out of the video, though: layoffs have already begun.

I don’t want to rain on your parade – if you’re excited for the Fox-Disney deal, that’s fine! You’re allowed to be excited about the prospect of your particular fandoms coming together. And this Fox Entertainment video celebrating a “new chapter” is certainly highly-spirited and uplifting. This is all focused on TV-related stuff, so don’t expect to see footage of Wolverine high-fiving Captain America or anything of that nature. The intent of this video is clear, though: Fox is about to embark on a brand new journey, and they want you to come along with them.

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Unless you work for them. Then you might have to pack up your desk and hit the bricks. According to Variety, layoffs within the hallowed halls of Fox have already begun in the wake of the deal:

The staff cuts are hitting employees at the SVP, EVP, and president level. Senior staff is expected to be among the first to be impacted. However, the cuts will be deep, with the ax falling hardest of Fox’s film team. There could be as many as 4,000 jobs cut in...
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