News of Note—Disney, Nickelodeon, Curiosity Ink and Comcast

News of note

Here are some of the other stories we're following today:

> John Lasseter, the creative force behind Pixar Animation and Walt Disney Animation, is officially exiting his post as chief creative officer of both animation studios at the end of this year, the Walt Disney Co. said Friday. The Hollywood Reporter article

> Nickelodeon alum Russell Hicks has teamed with three other industry veterans to launch the family-friendly content production banner Curiosity Ink Media. Variety article

> Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said the U.S. cable television giant is in the “advanced stages” of preparing an offer for most of 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets. Deadline article