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Wakanda Forever debuts in Feb on Disney+

Disney had announced that Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will debut on the Disney+ streaming platform on February 1st. The title will join 16 other Marvel Cinematic Universe movies already streaming in IMAX Enhanced on Disney+. In anticipation of the film’s streaming debut, Proximity Media, in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment, has […]

January 4, 2023By Nik Roseveare

S4S Venture, BDMI lead Series B investment in Tenovos

Tenovos, the modern data-first digital asset management (DAM) company, has raised a $10 million (€9.7m) Series B investment led by S4S Ventures, a venture capital fund backed by shareowners of S4Capital, Stanhope Capital Group, and BDMI, part of Bertelsmann’s corporate venture arm Bertelsmann Investments. Existing investors including Progress Ventures, Revel Partners and Dublin Capital took […]

November 21, 2022

Prime Video, MGM+ team for live-action Marvel series

MGM+ and Prime Video have ordered a suite of live-action television series based on the Sony Pictures universe of Marvel characters. The first series to be produced under the multi-series agreement is Silk: Spider Society, from Sony Pictures Television. Based on characters created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos, Silk: Spider Society is inspired by […]

November 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ on Vodafone Portugal

SVoD service Disney+ is now available on the latest generation Vodafone Portugal set-top boxes, the VboxPro 4K, allowing subscribers to watch titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star. Vodafone clients can enjoy the promotional offer quickly, intuitively, and conveniently on their computers, smartphones, and a wide range of electronic devices. “The […]

November 17, 2022By Colin Mann

IMAX lifts revenues, but still at net loss

Giant screen theatre operator IMAX has seen its box office rise 25 per cent (y-o-y) during its Q3, but still reported an (adjusted) net loss, not helped by the continuing Covid problems in China – one of its key markets – and a lull in blockbuster releases. Overall revenue at IMAX came in at to […]

November 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

Disney+ readies Philippines launch

Disney has announced that the Disney+ streaming service will launch in the Philippines on November 17th, offering a full library of movies and TV shows from Disney’s iconic brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star. Disney+ Philippine subscriptions are available in two price pans: Mobile and Premium. The Mobile Plan is […]

October 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

France: Prime Video agrees studio deals

Prime Video has announced having sealed several movie agreements in France with major US studios. Revealing its European strategy at the Seaview Producers Hub during MIPCOM in Cannes, Sahar Baghery, head of Acquisition in France, said the SVoD service had signed for a second window with Sony Pictures for Marvel titles such as Spider-Man: No […]

October 19, 2022Pascale Paoli-Lebailly @ MIPCOM

Disney dethrones Netflix as biggest streamer

The Walt Disney Company has reported 221m streaming subs across its brands, just topping Netflix at 220.7m. The group declared earnings for its third fiscal quarter ended July 2nd 2022 with revenues for the quarter and nine months up 26 per cent and 28 per cent, respectively. “We had an excellent quarter, with our world-class […]

August 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Report: “Excellent start” to 2022 for European cinemas

European cinema admissions went back to growth in 2021 with an estimated 40 per cent increase and 580 million tickets sold, generating a €3.6 billion box office. However, those figures remain well below the 2019 €8.3 billion box office, reports Dataxis. A first reaction would be to blame the pandemic. After all, theaters remained closed […]

July 11, 2022

Turkish Superhero Universe from T World Entertainment starts production for TRT Digital

Turkish production company, T World Entertainment has announced the upcoming start of production of the first Turkish Superhero World, the T World Cinematic Universe. Production is set to begin at the end of July, with Bobby Roth (Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Lost, Criminal Minds) acting as the Supervisor Director of the project. The launch will […]

July 5, 2022