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Reliance Jio launches new data plan with free Disney+ Hotstar subscription

Few weeks after Reliance Jio launched its prepaid data plan of Rs. 401 bundled with the free Disney+Hotstar VIP plan for new customers, the telco has come up with yet another plan for its existing customers who have already subscribed to Jio’s annual plans. The telco has...

Emmy- nominated animator Mark Glamack dies at 73

Emmy-nominated animation writer, producer, director and artist Mark Glamack died last month at the age of 73. The news of his passing on May 29 was shared by Glamack’s attorney, Richard Sigler. Glamack started his career at Walt Disney Studios, working on The Jungle Book, Bed-Knobs and Broomsticks,...

Johnny Depp to voice in the new animated series ‘Puffins’

Johnny Depp will voice the character “Johnny Puff” in the new animated series Puffins from Iervolino Entertainment S.p.A., the global film & television production company founded by producer Andrea Iervolino and co-owned with Monika Bacardi. Puffins follow the adventures of a group of cute little birds, servants of the wily...

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution launches a new animated feature ‘Danger Island’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has launched a children’s animation feature centred around the climate crisis called Danger Island. The film will be delivered in both 2D and 3D in Q3 of 2021. The distribution company has world sales rights to the feature film, which is the first property in...

Skywalker star Daisy Ridley to star in ‘The Inventor’

Daisy Ridley, who plays Rey in the recent Skywalker Saga Star Wars films, and erudite British icon of the stage, screen and scribery Stephen Fry have signed on to voice roles in The Inventor — a mixed-media animated feature about Leonardo da Vinci, written/directed/produced by Disney/Pixar veteran Jim Capobianco....

New Chhota Bheem movie ‘Bheem Ban Gaya Superstar’ to premiere on 21 June

POGO, owned by Turner International India (unit of WarnerMedia) has announced a brand new telemovie with its popular animated property, Chhota Bheem. Titled Bheem Ban Gaya Super Star, the telemovie will air on the kids channel on Sunday, 21 June at 11:30 am. Earlier, speaking on the new...

HBO Max announces to make adult animated series ‘10-Year-Old Tom’

HBO Max, the direct-to-consumer offering from WarnerMedia, announced a greenlight order for adult animated series 10-Year-Old-Tom. Critically acclaimed creator, producer and writer Steve Dildarian (The Life and Times of Tim) will write and executive produce the series and TV animation veteran Nick Weidenfeld (The Boondocks, Rick and Morty)...

Kartoon Channel! announces programming slates ahead of its OTT launch 

Following the Monday launch of its new free digital Kartoon Channel! across multiple AVOD and OTT platforms, Genius Brands International announced the outlet’s new programming slate of premium content for children 2-11 years old and their families. The news follows the company’s announcement that Arnold Schwarzeneggar, voice...

Co- founder and CEO of Qyuki Digital Media, Samir Bangara dies

The Indian industry has lost one of its biggest visionaries. The co-founder and CEO of Qyuki Digital Media Samir Bangara, passed away on Sunday 14 June in a road accident. He started his career at IL&FS venture corporation and moved to Ernst & Young next where he...

Legendary comic writer Dennis O’Neil dies at 81

A titan of the comics industry, writer and editor Dennis “Denny” O’Neil passed away aged 81 on 11 June. Best known for writing and editing Batman comic books, he died of natural causes. In his illustrious career, O’Neil penned Batman, Detective Comics and Batman: Legends of the...