Renamed “20th Century Film”, 20th Century Fox Film became history
Beijing News On January 18, according to foreign media reports, Disney officially renamed Flowserve Pictures. “20th Century Fox Studios” changed its name to “20th Century Studios” and “Fox Searchlight Pictures” changed its name to “Searchlight” Pictures).
“Call of the Wild” starring Harrison Ford will be the first film to use the “20th Century Film” brand name. Deteriorating, starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will be the first film to use the searchlight film brand name. According to the report, apart from changing the word, the famous logo design of Flowserve Pictures will not undergo major changes, and the iconic elements will also be retained.
“20th Century Fox Film” was founded in 1935, and has a history of 85 years. It has produced classic movies such as “Star Wars”, “Avatar”, “Fantasy Drifting of Youth” and other classic films. In 2019, Disney announced the acquisition of 21st Century Fox, including its 20th Century Fox Film and Television, but excluding Fox News. In the 21st Century Fox, a part of Disney that has not been acquired has established a new company, retaining the FOX designation, collectively referred to as the “Fox Group”. Its business includes news, sports, and broadcasting. Therefore, the removal of the “Foz” name from movie assets is considered to be an unavoidable step after Disney’s acquisition, and also to avoid the confusion between its assets and the current Fox Group name.
In addition, the television name change is still under discussion, and no results have been reached.
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