Advanced Television


Kaleidoscope bringing Heathers: The Musical to cinemas

Kaleidoscope Entertainment has scored the UK distribution rights to bring the stage recording of the award-winning, West End hit Heathers: The Musical, to over 200 cinemas nationwide on March 28th. A home entertainment release will follow. The one-night-only event will showcase the live recording captured in the show’s original London home, The Other Palace. The recording […]

January 26, 2023

Memrise partners with DreamWorks’ Puss in Boots

Memrise, the language-learning app with more than 65 million users across 189 countries, has announced a partnership with the new DreamWorks Animation feature film, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (in UK cinemas on February 3rd), allowing users who want to learn Spanish engage in language lessons based on the words in the trailer(s) and […]

January 18, 2023

Cineworld denies Odeon talks

Cinema chain Cineworld, which reported severe financial difficulties in 2022, has denied it is looking to sell some of its cinemas to the owner of Odeon, one of its key rivals. Cineworld did, however, confirm it would listen to parties interested in purchasing the entire business. The rumours arose following reports in December 2022 that […]

January 3, 2023

Boston Strangler premieres on Disney+ UK in March

Boston Strangler, a 20th Century Studios true-crime movie from writer-director Matt Ruskin about the reporters who broke the story of the notorious Boston Strangler murders of the 1960s, will premiere on March 17th, exclusively on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK. Boston Strangler stars two-time Oscar nominee Keira Knightley alongside Carrie Coon, Alessandro Nivola, […]

January 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: Global box office at $29bn in 2023

Gower Street Analytics estimates global cinema box office will reach $29 billion (€27.3bn) in 2023. The past year brought further recovery but also challenges for the global box office: A depressed Chinese box office (ending nearly $3 billion behind 2021); the Russian invasion of Ukraine and resultant US studio boycott of Russia; an exchange rates […]

December 16, 2022

Viaplay’s Edvard Munch film in cinemas in Jan 2023

Four dramatic periods in the life of Edvard Munch (1863-1944), one of the world’s greatest artists, will be depicted on screen in Viaplay’s Norwegian feature ‘Munch’. Alfred Ekker Strande (‘Ida Takes Charge’), Mattis Herman Nyquist (‘Headhunters’), Ola G. Furuseth (‘Made in Oslo’) and Anne Krigsvoll (‘Lilyhammer’) play Munch at different times in the film, directed […]

December 7, 2022

Report: European box office revenue up 21.6% YOY

Europe’s film revenue rose 21.6 per cent year over year to $2.82 billion (€2.72bn) between January and October, according to figures from OpusData compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence. There were 203 films released in the region in October, down 10.2 per cent from 226 titles that hit cinemas in October 2021. Further highlights from […]

November 30, 2022

Amazon to invest $1bn PA in cinema releases

Amazon plans to spend more than $1 billion a year to produce movies that will be released in cinemas, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. The online retailer intends to make between 12 and 15 movies annually that will get a theatrical release. Amazon will release a smaller number of films in cinemas […]

November 24, 2022By Colin Mann

AEW: FULL GEAR in North American cinemas

AEW and Joe Hand Promotions have announced that wrestling fans in the US and Canada will be able to experience the AEW: FULL GEAR pay-per-view in select movie theatres on November 19th Broadcasting live from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, fans can choose from more than 300 cinemas across North America to enjoy the […]

November 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Apple’s Sharper to premiere in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced the release date for the upcoming Apple Original Film Sharper, starring Academy Award winner Julianne Moore. Sharper will premieres in select cinemas on February 10th 2023 and then globally on Apple TV+ on February 17th. Hailing from Apple Original Films and celebrated studio, A24, Sharper unfolds within the secrets of […]

November 4, 2022By Nik Roseveare