Bob Iger Faces Disney+ Losses, the Hulu Question and a Feisty Foe on Cusp of Q1 Earnings Report

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The company’s quarterly report Wednesday, the first under the returning leader, comes as the entertainment giant looks to fend off activist investor Nelson Peltz

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Disney’s returning CEO Bob Iger will face Wall Street’s glare again Wednesday as investors seek answers on the entertainment giant’s strategy moving forward, including how it plans to make Disney+ profitable and what the future holds for Hulu and ESPN. And his famed diplomatic skills will be put to the test as he seeks to reassure analysts and contend with a restive investor the company has dismissed as “oblivious” to the streaming future.

As of Oct. 1, Disney boasted a total of more than 235 million streaming subscribers across its services, including 164.2 million at Disney+, 47.2 million at Hulu and 24.3