Disney will own even more theme park IP with pending acquisition of Fox film and TV units

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With its proposed purchase of a big chunk of 21st Century Fox, the $52.4-billion deal announced Thursday would give Walt Disney Co. the rights to a pantheon of popular television, movie and comic book characters, including X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool and everyone from the world of Homer Simpson and family. Many of these properties are licensed to competing theme parks.

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