Disney Considering Marvel, Star Wars Channels

Disney is currently looking into expanding its reach within the television sphere by considering creating dedicated channels for its Marvel and Star Wars properties.

Company CEO Robert Iger suggested such a move during last week’s conference call, noting that while Disney already has a major stake in movies, theme parks, and toys, there’s plenty of other areas for it to grow.

“We have said that with these channels and these brands — ESPN, ABC, Disney, maybe even down the road something related to Star Wars and Marvel — we do have an ability as a company to take product, specifically filmed entertainment, television, movies, directly to consumers,” Iger said (via Daily Finance).

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