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Prime Video orders Criminal to series

Prime Video has ordered Criminal to series. Criminal is an interlocking universe of crime stories based on the multi-Eisner Award-winning graphic novel series created by Ed Brubaker (Westworld, Batman: Caped Crusader) and Sean Phillips, who are both set as executive producers for the series. Brubaker, who wrote the graphic novel and the pilot script, will […]

January 9, 2024

Prime Video acquires animated Batman titles

Prime Video has announced the acquisition of two new DC animated Batman series, alongside an original animated film from Warner Bros Animation and DC. The film Merry Little Batman is ordered with a spinoff series, Bat-Family, along with a two-season order for Batman: Caped Crusader, from executive producers Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams, and Matt Reeves. […]

April 27, 2023

Report: US digital entertainment spend rises in 2022

Overall US consumer spending across digital and physical home entertainment formats in 2022 was more than $36.5 billion (€34.2bn), an 11.4 per cent increase from the almost $33 billion consumers spent in 2021, driven by a raft of strong franchise properties coming from cinemas and television reports The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG). Consumers spent $34.5 […]

March 7, 2023

Electric Entertainment expands production arm

Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production and distribution company, has expanded its production arm ramping up its capacity for 2023. The expansion includes the promotion of Mark Franco to Head of Production, who joined Electric Entertainment in 2004 on its maiden project “The Librarians,” as Visual FX Supervisor/Producer. In his new role, Mark will oversee Production […]

February 17, 2023

Data: 2.1m US homes watched Black Panther sequel

According to sata from Samba TV, 2.1 million US housholds watched Black Panther: Wakanda Forever on Disney+ in the first five days of its release (after premiering on Februay 1st). By comparison, 1.5 million US households watched Black Adam (HBO Max) during the first five day window, 2.1 million watched Doctor Strange in the Multiverse […]

February 7, 2023

DC Studios announces new slate of film & TV projects

DC Studios Co-Chairmen and CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran have announced plans for their first 10 film and television projects under the new DC banner they lead across film, television, and animation. Gunn (pictured) and Safran are designing and implementing a long-term interconnected story for the iconic franchise and characters, and announced the beginning […]

February 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Nominations announced for EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023

BAFTA today announces the nominations for the 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards, celebrating the very best in film over the past year. A total of 45 feature films received nominations today. Highlights include: 14 nominations for All Quiet on the Western Front Ten nominations for The Banshees of Inisherin and Everything Everywhere All At Once Nine […]

January 19, 2023

Top Gun: Maverick heads UK home ent rankings

Figures released by trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and the Official Charts Company (OCC) show Top Gun: Maverick flying high as the biggest selling home entertainment title in 2022, with over 1.2 million sales across DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital EST (electronic sell-through). Spiderman: No Way Home swings in to second place […]

January 5, 2023By Colin Mann

Territory Studio reveals new London HQ

Territory Studio (The Batman, Blade Runner 2049, Bond: No Time To Die), has announced new headquarters in London. Situated near Farringdon, the studio significantly expands Territory’s capacity and production capabilities. The new studio is 1,644m² or 17,696ft² with two floors, built from the ground up to accommodate up to 200 permanent staff. Having grown significantly […]

December 12, 2022

ITVX adds WBD content

ITV has announced an agreement with Warner Bros Discovery International Television Distribution to bring a raft of US TV series to the ITVX streaming platform in the UK. Content launching on ITVX in late 2022 and early 2023 includes two DC dramas: Arrow, starring Stephen Amell (pictured) as the vigilante superhero, and all five seasons […]

November 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare