May 27, 2017

Disney’s studio head Rich Ross makes OUT’s 100 list

By Greg Hernandez

HollywoodNews.com: The OUT 100 continue to trickle out.

Yesterday I shared with you Chris Colfer, T.R. Knight and a handful of others.

Today’s big reveal is Rich Ross, the guy in charge of Disney’s movie studio.

He’s the first out movie chief but that’s not what people are talking about. They are talking about how how he steered Disney Channels Worldwide to untold billions thanks to his franchise behemoths Hannah Montana and High School Musical before being picked last year to lead the studio.

Sexuality has proved to be a spectacular nonissue.

His radical rewriting of the Disney rule book, on the other hand, has sired plenty of resentment, but also admiration for the way he’s remaking the studio for the digital age, wooing new talent like The Social Network director David Fincher into the fold.

To read more from this article go to GregInHollywood.com.

Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.

Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News

About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of Greginhollywood.com

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


UPDATES BY EMAIL

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.