But Who Gets The Kids?

A 13-year marriage is an eternity by Hollywood standards. Still, it came as a shock last week when Pixar and Disney announced an end to their long and lucrative partnership. As a team, they had given moviegoers some of the greatest animated films in history, from Toy Story to last year's Finding Nemo, hauling in a total of $2.6 billion at the box office. The two studios have a profit-sharing deal, but Pixar wanted to end it early and pay Disney a straight distribution commission. Despite 10 months of negotiating, the two were still at loggerheads. Finally Pixar CEO Steve Jobs...

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