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Marvel to introduce the Fantastic 4 in the Cinematic Universe

Marvel Studios is soon going to introduce the Fantastic Four crew in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). After The Walt Disney Company took over 20th Century Fox and its assets, Fantastic Four and The X-Men franchise now comes under Marvel, and the entertainment conglomerate is now going...

Nickelodeon greenlights the adaptation of animated ‘Baby Shark’

Nickelodeon has officially given the greenlight to its new adaptation of Baby Shark. Animated preschool series Baby Shark’s Big Show! (working title) will be co-produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio and SmartStudy, the entertainment company behind IP owner Pinkfong. The viral video has more than 5.7 billion YouTube views. Nick has...

WildBrain Sparks launches a new YouTube Channel ‘Literacy for Kids’

WildBrain Spark, the digital media division of WildBrain, a popular independent kids’ and family entertainment company, has launched a dedicated channel of subtitled premium content for kids on its YouTube network in support of the Turn on the Subtitles literacy campaign (TOTS). Commenting on the new venture,...

Kristen Bell to not give voice biracial character in animated series ‘Central Park’

Kristen Bell will no longer voice the mixed-race central character of Molly Tillerman in the forthcoming Apple animated series Central Park. News of the re-casting comes mere hours after Jenny Slate announced that she was stepping away from voicing a biracial character on Netflix’s Big Mouth. Slate posted an...

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...

Rooster Teeth’s animated movie ‘Recorded by Arizal’ to premiere on July 13

The latest 2D animated production from Rooster Teeth, Recorded by Arizal will premiere July 13. The series follows Arizal, an inquisitive 17-year-old could-be heroine on the brink of adulthood and in pursuit of her dream career — to become a Record Keeper. Is Arizal ready to leave her secluded...

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...

Netflix hit series ‘Witcher’ season 2 to start production this August.

Netflix has officially confirmed that the second season of its popular series The Witcher will restart production on 17 August 2020. Production was paused earlier this year due to worries about the coronavirus pandemic, and while it had been reported that the show resume in August, this...

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...

Japanese company Akatsuki looks for tie-ups with Indian streaming platforms

Japanese entertainment company Akatsuki Inc that announced its foray into India late last year is looking to tie up with a host of video streaming players and cable television services to adapt its local content for Indian audiences. Starting with video-on-demand services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime...