20th Century Fox Film

Social Impact

21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Heritage

The film “Taps,” produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film, was released in December 1981 and went on to gross nearly $36 million domestically. The drama about a group of military cadets fighting to protect their academy from real estate developers starred George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Tom Cruise, Sean Penn and Ronny Cox, and was directed by Harold Becker.

Here’s the original publicity poster for the movie:

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes 21CF’s proposed acquisition of Sky, this year’s Golden Globes nominations (21CF has 19 nominations this year), FX Networks’ big showing at the Critics’ Choice Awards, FOX News Channel as 2016's most watched basic cable network and more.

Company

21st Century Fox received a total of 19 Golden Globes Award nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

Events

21st Century Fox walked away from the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, hosted at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, with 12 awards – six for film and six for television.

Company

21st Century Fox has 13 colleagues chosen for The Hollywood Reporter’s 2016 Women in Entertainment Power 100, an annual list of “female heavy hitters” in the industry.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes a spotlight on National Geographic’s new series “Mars,” FOX News notching record ratings during Election Week, FX Networks setting a premiere date for “Taboo” and more.

Social Impact

To celebrate the release of “Hidden Figures,” 20th Century Fox’s upcoming film following three female African American mathematicians during the 1960’s Space Race, 21st Century Fox has teamed with PepsiCo to launch “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest encouraging young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Heritage

William Shakespeare’s classic play was modernized when the film “Romeo + Juliet” hit theaters on Nov. 1, 1996.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses features National Geographic’s big rebrand, World Series wins for FOX, FOX Sports 1’s continued strength, “Before the Flood” premiering commercial-free across National Geographic’s digital and streaming platforms worldwide, and more.