Welcome back to the Daily Courant, your afternoon guide to the freshest reporting from Puck.
Today, we start with Matt Belloni’s must-read analysis of the seismic leadership upheaval in the Disneyverse: the shocking return of Bob Iger as C.E.O., taking back the mantle from his hand-picked successor, Bob Chapek.
Then, below the fold, Matt dissects the market logic behind Jason Blum‘s horror production studio Blumhouse aquiring James Wan‘s Atomic Monster. Dylan Byers looks at the growing tensions atop the WaPo masthead. Jon Kelly and Peter Hamby discuss Musk’s financial incentives to recalibrate Twitter’s valuation. And Matt chats with THR’s Scott Feinberg to forecast the upcoming Oscars.