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Sesame Workshop teams up with Guru Studio for animated ‘Sesame Street’ spin-off

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, and Guru Studio are teaming up on the beloved property’s animated spin-off, Mecha Builders (working title). In October, HBO Max struck a five-year deal to stream new and old episodes of Sesame Street, as well as new spin-off...

Martin Pasko, writer of DC Comics dies at 65

DC Comics writer, Martin Pasko, best known for his work on DC properties in both comic books and television, died Sunday night of natural causes. He was 65. Pasko was well-known for his comic book runs on Superman, Action Comics, Saga of the Swamp Thing, and Justice League...

Viacom CBS signs multi-year deals with Google for content distribution

ViacomCBS and Google have inked a comprehensive, multi-year distribution deal to deliver more content from ViacomCBS’ leading portfolio of news, entertainment and sports networks for YouTube TV subscribers. This comprehensive deal will introduce 14 additional ViacomCBS cable networks to YouTube’s live TV and on-demand subscription service. BET,...

HBO Max orders Lionsgate’s adult animated series ‘Santa Inc.’

HBO Max announced it has ordered the adult animated series Santa Inc. from global content leader Lionsgate, featuring voice performances by leads Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen. The eight-episode, half-hour series will be written by showrunner Alexandra Rushfield (Shrill) and will be produced by Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures...

Disney+ to make eight-episode series of RL Stine’s ‘Just Beyond’

Disney Plus has ordered an eight-episode series based on the RL Stine graphic novels “Just Beyond.” Seth Grahame-Smith will pen the series which is described as a horror-comedy anthology. Grahame-Smith will also executive produce along with David Katzenberg through their KatzSmith Productions banner. Stephen Christy and Ross...

Netflix to launch new episodes of animated series ‘Johnny Test’

Netflix will be distributing two new seasons of the popular animated Canadian series Johnny Test as well as new interactive special set to release from 2021. The new episodes will be carried under the Netflix Original banner. After concluding its original run in 2012, the series has continued to...

Woody Harrelson, Pete Davidson, Tiffany Haddish and John Goodman to join ‘The Freak Brothers’

Woody Harrelson, Pete Davidson, Tiffany Haddish and John Goodman are set to join the voice cast of the adult animated series The Freak Brothers, which is currently being shopped to networks. In addition to four planned episodes, the voice stars and series creators/executive producers Mark Canton and Courtney...

Marvel Comics to release new comics to the stores by 27th May

Marvel Entertainment has confirmed that it will return to comic book stores at the end of this month. Marvel would release some new comics to stores on 27 May, and has set a release schedule for the following weeks through 8 July. Although Diamond Comic Distributors has...

Netflix in plans to make sequel of Chris Hemsworth starrer ‘Extraction 2’

Netflix has greenlit a sequel for its power-packed original feature film Extraction. The Netflix original movie starring Chris Hemsworth in a leading role, is written by Joe Russo, director of Avengers: Endgame and as per a recent report, Netflix has already inked a deal with Russo to...

Sony to make ‘Bubble’ podcast into an animated film

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the makers of the adult comedy animated movie, Sausage Party are working on another animated film aimed at adult audiences. The duo is developing an adaptation of the podcast series Bubble for Sony Pictures Animation. The podcast Bubble is a sci-fi comedy satire set in Fairhaven, a utopian...