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Jurassic World immersive experience coming to London

The ExCeL London will host the renowned immersive experience, Jurassic World: The Exhibition, this summer. On the heels of the cinematic release of Jurassic World Dominion, the sixth movie in the celebrated franchise, the live immersive experience opens at the ExCeL from August 25th, having been touring the globe since 2016 where it has already […]

June 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

UPMG signs Banijay

Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG) has announced the signing of Banijay, the global independent content creation and distribution group to exploit its music assets. Under the deal, UMPG will work with Banijay Brands which has a portfolio spanning some of the world’s most recognisable shows, including Peaky Blinders, Survivor, Temptation Island, Lego Masters and Hunted. […]

December 17, 2021

Study: Ghostbusters: Afterlife most popular franchise film on Twitter

Ghostbusters: Afterlife has seen the best reception among Twitter users than any other franchise film to date, according to a study by Mobile Wins. The study included a Twitter Sentiment Analysis, which pulls together all Tweets referencing a franchise film across the last decade, and assigns a positivity/negativity score to each. Ghostbusters: Afterlife has seen […]

November 4, 2021

Nova signs NBCUniversal content deal

Nova, a member of United Group, a Southeast European provider of telco and media services, has closed a multi-year deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution for the first run pay window rights for NBCUniversal’s films and TV series. Feature films that will premiere exclusively on Novacinema channels through this new deal include: F9: The Fast Saga, […]

September 22, 2021

Jam City acquires Fremantle’s Ludia

RTL Group has announced that its global content business, Fremantle, has completed the sale of its 100 per cent shareholding in Ludia to US-based mobile entertainment company Jam City for $165 million (€139 million). In 2009, Fremantle acquired an initial stake of 29 per cent in Ludia, before increasing its shareholding to 100 per cent […]

September 9, 2021

Starz signs content deal with Universal

Starz has signed a multi-year, theatrical output deal with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). Beginning with the 2022 theatrical slate, Universal’s live-action films in the US will become available exclusively across all US Starzplatforms in the Post Pay-One window immediately following their previously announced Pay-One windows. Under the multi-year agreement, Starz subscribers will have access […]

July 16, 2021

Universal movies on Peacock after cinema

Universal Pictures have announced that new movies from the studio will head exclusively to NBCUniversal’s US streaming service Peacock after they play in cinemas. Under a new licensing agreement, which starts with the 2022 theatrical slate, Universal’s movies will be available exclusively on Peacock no later than four months after their cinema premiere. The films […]

July 7, 2021

UK digital download sales top 100m

The Official Charts Company and British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) have revealed that there have been 100,000,000 digital downloads since Official Charts records began. The Official Charts Company (OCC) began tracking digital downloads of home entertainment titles in 2016, before launching the Official Film Chart in tandem with BASE in November 2018 – the […]

June 25, 2021

Sam Neill, Christoph Waltz, Patrick Gibson, Sophie Wilde star in Sky Original The Portable Door

Multi-Golden Globe nominee Sam Neill (Peter Rabbit, Jurassic Park) joins two-time Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained, No Time to Die) and Patrick Gibson (The OA, Tolkien) to star in the new fantasy-adventure-comedy feature The Portable Door, a Sky Original – adapted from Tom Holt’s popular 7-book fantasy series. Prolific and award-winning director Jeffrey […]

June 24, 2021

Netflix partnership with Spielberg’s Amblin

Amblin Partners, the global film and television studio helmed by legendary Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, and Netflix have announced a partnership that will cover multiple new feature films per year. Spielberg, commented: “At Amblin, storytelling will forever be at the centre of everything we do, and from the minute Ted [Sarando] and I started discussing […]

June 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare