Disney Lays Off Dozens More At Film Studio; Fox Research Library Set To Shutter

Several dozen staffers have been let go at Disney’s film and visual effects units, including the Fox studio being absorbed into the company. About 250 workers have been let go to date, a studio source tells Deadline. Those exiting Fox include John Kilkenny, who headed visual effects; Fred Baron, EVP of feature production; Dana Belcastro,…

Disney Lays Off Dozens More At Film Studio; Fox Research Library Set To Shutter

Several dozen staffers have been let go at Disney’s film and visual effects units, including the Fox studio being absorbed into the company.
About 250 workers have been let go to date, a studio source tells Deadline.
Those exiting Fox include John Kilkenny, who headed visual effects; Fred Baron, EVP of feature production; Dana Belcastro, EVP of physical production; and Fred Chandler, EVP of post production. All of them had reported to Fox exec Emma Watts, who last week was confirmed as staying at the company via a new pact at Disney. The layoffs wer
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