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Disney to release ‘Onward’ sooner on Disney+

Disney has announced that its latest Pixar animated movie, Onward, will be getting an early release for digital download and will hit Disney+ in the U.S. on 3 April. The film premiered in theatres on 6 March and earned rave reviews from audiences. Last weekend already saw...

During Social Distancing, ACK Media to provide kids with free subscription

The growing coronavirus pandemic may have made many office-goers stay at home happily, with no daily travels and relief from crowded trains and metros, the kids are definitely feeling stuck at home. The vacations have come early, but meeting friends, playing out is a strict no-no. Given...

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...

Marvel Comics to introduce its first ‘non-binary’ character in ‘New Warriors’

Marvel Comics is all set to launch brand new superheroes who’ll be promoting diversity. The comics behemoth is finally introducing its first non-binary character, Snowflake and Safespace, as part of the New Warriors reboot. While the announcement has been received with mixed reviews and feedback, Daniel Kibblesmith...

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...

Karadi Tales named the ‘Audiobook Publisher of the Year’ at London

The Indian publishing house and kids content company, Karadi Tales has been awarded ‘The Audiobook Publisher of the Year’ by the London Book Fair Excellence Awards. It was also shortlisted for The Education Initiative Award and The Educational Learning Resources Award. Karadi Tales were also the producers...

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...

Disney India buys a new soccer-themed series ‘Supa Strikas’

Moonbug, children’s content producer and distributor has sold its soccer-themed animated series Supa Strikas to Disney India. Supa Strikas is a beloved South African digital and linear sports brand that follows the leading football team as they journey across the globe and to outer space on a quest to...

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...