Entertainment Archive

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...

Diamond Toons releases a new comic describing the safety and nutrition for kids

Teaching the importance, benefits and facts about healthy and safe food with Master and Miss Sehat, Diamond Toons has recently launched a new comic book – Swachh Khao Swachh Raho. In the comic book, Chacha Chaudhary, the legendary Indian comic hero along with Master and Miss Sehat...

Tamil film ‘Teddy’ to become the first film in India to use Indian Animation for a special character

Tamil star Arya’s new film Teddy, directed by Shakti Soundarajan, is in the news for a special reason. Teddy becomes the first Tamil film to use an Indian company to design a special animated character. It also becomes the second Tamil film to use motion-capture technology, to...

Hulu announces dates for 2020 spring preview

Hulu announced their 2020 Spring preview on Friday, which included two hotly-anticipated adult-animated series. Solar Opposites will premiere May 8, with Crossing Swords following swiftly behind on June 12. Co-created by Justin Roiland (co-creator of Rick and Morty) and Mike McMahan (former writer’s assistant on Rick and...

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi to direct two new originals for Netflix

Academy Award-winning writer, director and actor Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) is set to write, direct and executive produce two original animated series for Netflix, inspired by the works of Roald Dahl. The first is a series based on the world and...

POGO and Cartoon Network to launch three new home-grown comedies

POGO and Cartoon Network, channels under WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks Asia Pacific, are ramping up original India productions with three new home-grown animation comedies. POGO has commissioned both Titoo and Lambuji Tinguji, produced by Cosmos Maya, and Cartoon Network will air Bandbudh Aur Budbak, from Paperboat Studios. Speaking about the new content,...