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Amazon launches ‘1001 Nights’ on its OTT Platform

Big Bad Boo’s original series 1001 Nights has launched on Amazon Prime Video — giving fans of Shahrzad and the gang the chance to binge on tales of genies, mermaids, sultans and other wonderous characters at any time. Viewers with a Prime subscription can now watch both seasons on-demand...

Netflix to reduce network tariff rates in India

Netflix announced yesterday, 24 March, that it is lowering its traffic on network providers by 25 per cent in India for 30 days. Netflix made this announcement after a similar decision was taken for the European market, to reduce the congestion on internet pipelines due to home...

During Social distancing, Amazon launches free Kid’s content

Stir-crazy homebound kids will soon have more options to pass the time, as Amazon has announced it is opening up free streaming access to more than 40 children’s series (including Amazon Originals) previously available only with a Prime subscription to all of its customers, worldwide. The newly...

Minions: The Rise of Gru’ global release dates delayed due to Coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic shelves yet another major movie release, with Universal Pictures pulling Illumination Entertainment’s family animation sequel Minions: The Rise of Gru from its summer dates. The movie was set for June release in some offshore markets and for 3 July release in the U.S. Illumination’s Mac Guff...

ViacomCBS and Sky announces partnership for pre-school series ‘Pip and Posy’

ViacomCBS and Sky have announced to have partnered for their first co-production, pre-school CG animated series Pip and Posy (52 x 7′). The animated series will premiere exclusively on Channel 5’s free-to-air service Milkshake!, Sky’s on-demand service Sky Kids in the U.K in early 2021, and Nick Jr. a...

Dreamworks Animation to release season 5 of ‘She-Ra and the Princess of Power’

DreamWorks Animation has announced season five of the award-winning animated series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, the popular series with empowered characters brought to life by a diverse voice cast, an all-female writers’ room and a majority female crew, shared the release date and new poster. In...

‘Parasite’ to stream on Amazon Prime from March 27

After the big haul at the Oscars, Parasite by Bong Joon-Ho will now be streaming worldwide on Amazon Prime Video from 27 March, the OTT platform announced. Parasite’s popularity soared after this South Korean film won the Best Film, International Feature Film, Original Screenplay and Director award...

Jamie Foxx voices the first black lead character in the new Disney-Pixar movie

Disney Pixar’s new animated feature, Soul which will be coming out this year, releases its new trailer. Soul will feature Pixar’s first black lead. Starring Jamie Foxx, the movie is based around Joe Gardner, a jazz musician and music teacher, whose soul suddenly leaves his body. The euphemism symbolises...

Marvel announces the premiere date for ‘Spider-Man: Maximum Venom’ season 3

Season three of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Maximum Venom will debut with a one-hour special on 19 April. Comprising six one-hour specials and featuring appearances by favourite Marvel characters — including Captain Marvel, Groot, Dr. Strange and Star-Lord — the new season follows Spider-Man as he is pushed to his breaking...

Marvel to join hands with Quebec based Squeeze studio for ‘What If?…’

Marvel Studios announced Wednesday that Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze has been given the nod to create five episodes of upcoming series What If…? Scheduled for exclusive release on the Disney+ platform in summer 2021, What If…? is the first animated series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Squeeze CEO and...