They are demanding a ransom or else they will leak the movie online. Iger did not disclose the movie, but news websites are reporting that it is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
The hackers claiming to have access are the same group that hacked Netflix’s new season of The Orange is the New Black. They call themselves TheDarkOverlord, and they are threatening to stream the film in 20-minute chunks. They are demanding a huge sum in Bitcoin.
Disney is refusing to pay the thieves and are now working with federal investigators.