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Kinsane Entertainment announces acquisition rights for Jason Henderson’s ‘Young Captain Nemo’

Kinsane Entertainment, owned by Rainshine Entertainment announced the acquisition of the book adaptation rights for Jason Henderson’s Young Captain Nemo. Kinsane will develop the literary franchise as an animated series, as mobile games, consumer products, and more for worldwide release. Debuting to critical and commercial acclaim in 2019,...

Technicolor announces merge of Mill Film and MR. X brands

Technicolor announces the merger of MR. X and Mill Film, under the MR. X name, bringing together the expertise and creativity of both brands into a stronger united entity. MR. X now becomes a VFX studio crossing four time zones, spanning Canada, the United States, Australia and...

Studio Eeksaurus collaborates with WHO for informative video for Mothers

Studio Eeksaurus collaborated with WHO and PMNCH for an informative animated guide. The studio has a long-standing relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) and Partners of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH). The bodies approached the studio for an informative animation project for breastfeeding mothers in...

Disney World to open gates for Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom

Disney World will reopen its gates, ending a long closure of the park that left the Walt Disney Company reeling. The Disney theme park, which employs around 70,000 people, plans to begin a phased reopening on 11 July for its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks. Disney...

ViacomCBS launches reusable face masks with Nickelodeon characters

ViacomCBS Consumer Products has announced to have made agreements with multiple global licensees to create face masks featuring iconic characters from many popular Nickelodeon properties. The characters featured are SpongeBob SquarePants, which is available now at the SpongeBob Shop, as well as PAW Patrol, Blue’s Clues &...

‘Doctor Strange’ director Scott Derrickson to direct‘Labyrinth’ sequel

Genre filmmaker Scott Derrickson has reportedly passed on returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe just yet to direct Doctor Strange 2, instead opting to enter a different otherworld as the director of TriStar Pictures’ sequel of Jim Henson ’80s cult classic Labyrinth. Derrickson — whose directing credits also include...

Netflix announces upgrade on Basic and Standard plans

Netflix has announced to offer free one-tier upgrades to a more expensive plan for the first 30 days of one’s subscription, through another new promo. Only available to new Netflix subscribers, the offer applies to the basic Rs. 499 and standard Rs. 649 plans, which means one...

Deborah Thorpe’s Kelebek Media to make ‘Isadora Moon’ series.

Independent production house, Kelebek Media, founded by creative entrepreneur Deborah Thorpe, has acquired the rights to the globally successful book series Isadora Moon and its adorable characters, created by Harriet Muncaster and published by Oxford University Press. Under this deal brokered by Jodie Hodges at United Agents, Kelebek has...

James Cameron’s ‘Avatar 2’ to resume shoot next week

Production on the much anticipated James Cameron sequel, Avatar 2 is set to commence in New Zealand, producer Jon Landau announced on Instagram. “Our #Avatar sets are ready — and we couldn’t be more excited to be headed back to New Zealand next week,” he said. Landau...

Maharashtra CM asks action plan from Film and Media industry to resume shooting

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has asked the entertainment industry to prepare an action plan on the limited resumption of film shooting and post-production activities. Fresh off the heels of the plea sent by FWICE (Federation of Western India Cine Employees) on Tuesday appealing to the Maharashtra Chief...