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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Sonic 2 on Rakuten TV

Premium VoD platform Rakuten TV has announced the release of their latest blockbuster titles for June. In Rakuten TV’s ‘CINEMA’ selection, audiences can return to the magical world of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. The third film of the franchise starring Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller and Mads Mikkelsen will be available on […]

May 30, 2022

FilmRise acquires anime titles from TMS Entertainment

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has entered into a distribution deal with anime studio TMS Entertainment. The deal gives FilmRise AVoD rights to 38 anime television series and films which include over 1,100 episodes, in the US and Canada. The announcement was made by Max Einhorn, SVP of Acquisitions […]

October 12, 2021

ViacomCBS confirms leadership transition at Paramount

ViacomCBS has announced a leadership change at Paramount Pictures. Effective immediately, Jim Gianopulos, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, will transition oversight of Paramount to Brian Robbins, who, as rumoured, has been appointed President and CEO of the studio in addition to maintaining his current responsibilities leading Nickelodeon. Gianopulos will serve in an advisory role […]

September 14, 2021

BFI: “Positive outlook for UK film and TV production”

Official figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit reveal strong signs of economic recovery in UK film and high-end TV (HETV) production following months of suspended filming in the wake of the pandemic. The final three months have recorded a £1.19 billion spend in the final quarter of 2020, the second highest spend […]

February 4, 2021

Sonic the Hedgehog spinning onto Netflix

Netflix, Sega and WildBrain have announced a new animated Sonic the Hedgehog series, titled Sonic Prime, set to debut in 2022. The 24-episode animated series will draws upon the keystones of the brand and features the iconic character exploring a strange new multiverse. The series will be animated at WildBrain’s Vancouver studio, and SEGA and […]

February 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare