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Vancouver based Arcana Studios psrtners with Gasolina Studios for ‘My Brother, The Monster’

Vancouver-based IP house Arcana Studio has partnered with international development and production company Gasolina Studios in Mexico City on the upcoming television series My Brother the Monster. Arcana Studio and the Mexican Institute of Cinematography (IMCINE) are both equity investors in this Canada-Mexico co-production. Created by Ernesto Molina, Arcana CEO...

Sony Pictures ropes in actress Olivia Wilde for a new Marvel superhero movie

Sony Pictures has roped in actress-director Olivia Wilde to direct and develop an untitled film around a female superhero, based on Marvel Comics character. The company is not only smartly growing its slate of Marvel Characters, but building strong female characters. According to a report in Deadline,...

Netflix announces the release date of its animated feature ‘Over The Moon’

Netflix has announced the release date of its upcoming Original animated feature, Over The Moon. The fantasy-adventure animated film will stream on the OTT platform 23 October 2020 onwards. Co-directed by Oscar winners Glen Keane (Dear Basketball) and John Kahrs (Paperman), Over the Moon is inspired from a classic Chinese...

Novel Entertainment to host its first-ever Horrid Henry ‘Summer of Slime’ Festival

Novel Entertainment is hosting its first-ever virtual Horrid Henry ‘Summer of Slime’ festival to be held over the weekend, 29 to 31 August. Available to fans worldwide through a curated playlist on Horrid Henry’s YouTube channel and on the brand’s social media channels, the festival will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes content,...

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies at 43

Chadwick Boseman, the actor who brought Black Panther to life, died after a long battle with cancer. The actor has been battling colon cancer since 2016 and died at home with his family and wife by his side, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account. Boseman, 43,...

Pocket Aces’ Loco signs partnership to stream NBA 2K League Games in India

Loco, India’s leading live game streaming and esports platform, and the NBA 2K League announced a multiyear partnership that will see Loco stream NBA 2K League games in India. The NBA 2K League, a joint venture between the NBA and Take-Two Interactive, is a professional esports league...

Disney+ announces international pricing plans for the release of ‘Mulan’

Disney has revealed international pricing details for Mulan and it’s a lower price point than the $29.99 expected for U.S. audiences. Sources have confirmed that Mulan will cost €21.99 ($26.01) in most European territories, including Spain and Italy. Meanwhile, in New Zealand, it is priced at NZ$39.99 ($26.08), and...

LightBox Expo announces the visual arts festival to go virtual this year

This September, celebrated character designer and illustrator Bobby Chiu (Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland) and Emerald City Comic Con founder Jim Demonakos are transforming LightBox Expo, their acclaimed celebration of the visual arts, into LightBox Expo Online, a unique international virtual art event, featuring over 300 guests...

Toy company Playmonster teams up with entertainment company Wind Sun Sky to launch a new animated series

Global toy company Playmonster has teamed up with entertainment company, Wind Sun Sky to launch a new animated series to bring to life its new Snap Ships brand. The series is available for streaming on YouTube. Season one, Snap Ships: Dawn of Battle takes viewers to a future where...

Former NFL player Rashad Jennings partners with Rock Hill Media for ‘The Coin Slot Chronicles’ adaptation

New York Times best-selling author, former NFL running back and winner of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars Rashad Jennings has entered an entertainment-focused development partnership with CEO / Founder Keith Dawkins and his media organization, Rock Hill Media Ventures. The new team-up will further cultivate and develop entertainment-driven opportunities...