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Warner Bros. And Marvel to re-release films in China after Lockdown

Marvel is going to re-release The Avengers and Iron Man 3 in Hong Kong theatres from today, 28 May till 10 June. This decision is taken by the industry to attract wary audiences after the COVID-19 lockdowns were lifted earlier this month. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel has joined...

Gaelstone Media acquires ‘80s classic character ‘Panda Khan’

Gaelstone Media Group, the studio known for the upcoming Amazon Prime Original Series Action Mice, announced its full acquisition of the classic ’80s character Panda Khan — well-known to nostalgia lovers who remember him as a regularly featured character in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book crossovers. Toy...

Sony LIV launches version 2.0 with a new logo and interface

OTT platform SonyLIV, from the house of Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) India, has launched SonyLIV 2.0 – a brand new logo and interface, refreshed user experience, enhanced brand identity and new premium content. The phased rollout of SonyLIV 2.0 will complete in an estimated duration of three...

Cosmos-Maya announces next animation series on Chulbul Pandey

Cosmos-Maya has announced its next animation magnum opus to be inspired by Chulbul Pandey, the iconic cop popularised by Salman Khan in the Dabangg film franchise, produced by Arbaaz Khan. Announced yesterday on Eid, the series will feature the lead character as his own self and not...

Toon Club wins Senior Jury Award for ‘Morphing tales’

Toon Club, a pioneering organisation dedicated to teaching children the art of animation and visual storytelling in India won its 29th international award this month. Morphing Tales won the Senior Jury Award at Corti A Ponte, Italy. Five Toon Club films Clean & Green, Out of the Frame, The Great...

Pixar releases new Sparkshots ‘Out’, to stream in Disney+

Disney has released a new poster and trailer for its latest Pixar SparkShorts project, Out, which launched on 22 May, on Disney+ and Disney+Hotstar in India. The 10 minute animated short, Out, revolves around Greg and his dog, who is struggling to tell to come “out” to his...

‘Muppets Now’ original series to premiere on 31 July on Disney+

As part of Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+’s celebration of National #StreamingDay on Wednesday, Disney+ announced the new original series Muppets Now will premiere July 31 on the service. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the gang joined in the fun on Twitter, sharing their unique spin on the series’...

Legendary composer Alan Menken to compose for animated musical ‘Spellbound’

Skydance Animation announced Wednesday that legendary composer Alan Menken, known for his award-winning work on animated favourites The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Enchanted and Tangled, will compose original music and score for the upcoming musical fantasy Spellbound...

Telugu streaming platform Aha Kids to stream ‘Chhota Bheem’ and ‘Mighty Raju’ series

Telugu streaming platform, Aha, Allu Aravind’s brainchild, is presently grabbing eyeballs of the Telugu audience. The only-Telugu VOD (video-on-demand) platform with a library of several movies and web shows, has now acquired rights for cartoon characters and animated content. As per latest reports, Aha will stream 28...

Pocket Aces’ new Youtube channel Jambo launches its first web-series ‘Namooney’

Pocket Aces, the digital entertainment company has launched India’s first desi-animation comedy web-series, Namooney, under their desi-animation channel Jambo, from 16 May on YouTube. Namooney comprises of 20 episodes. With the launch of the channel for young-adults and series, Pocket Aces has forayed into the business of...