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Writers Strike is Over According to Ex-Disney Exec

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A striking writer outside Disney Studios in Burbank, CA | Photo by movielover via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr

In an interview on CNBC's "Fast Talk," ex-Disney CEO Michael Eisner said the writers strike is over but was noted "to hesitate initially about whether it was possible that the writers could still reject the agreement," yet finally suggesting the acceptance of the deal was inevitable.

"A deal has been made, and they'll be back to work very soon," Eisner said, adding, "I know a deal's been made. I know it's over." Eisner did not elaborate on terms of the agreement. He said he expects most of the media companies affected by the strike to have "small" write-downs as a result of the deal. Eisner said the deal was struck last Friday. [CNBC]

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But Valleywag says this is all coming from the Fantasyland: "Not so, say our Hollywood sources. The strike will be over soon, they predict, but it's not done yet." Is this idea coming from the same factory that produced another underwhelming Disney investment?