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Sony Spider-Man movies on Disney+ UK

Disney has announced that five Spider-Man movies will be launching on the Disney+ streaming service in the UK and Ireland on June 17th. The Sam Raimi directed classics – Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004) – starring Tobey Maquire as Peter Parker, will be joined by The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 […]

June 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: Record £5.6bn production spend in UK

Official figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit show further growth in the economic recovery of UK film and high-end TV (HETV) production in the wake of the pandemic with record levels of spend contributed to the economy. The combined spend by film and high-end television production (HETV) during 2021 reached £5.64 billion […]

February 7, 2022

Dolby crashes 10%

Dolby Laboratories, usually one of the more reliable technology stocks, crashed 10 per cent on February 4th following poor Q1 results and warnings that Covid-based problems were still impacting the business. On the upside the company said it had acquired ultralow-latency specialists Millicast. San Francisco-based Dolby’s numbers saw a near-41 per cent decline in Q1 […]

February 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

WarnerMedia virtual party for Cartoonito Preschool launch

WarnerMedia Kids & Family is inviting all pre-schoolers, parents, caregivers and educators across the US to join in a free virtual birthday party for Cartoonito, a new preschool block launching on HBO Max and Cartoon Network. The one-hour interactive event coined as ‘Nito’s Birthday Party’, will take place at Cartoonitoparty.com on September 13th at 10:00 […]

September 6, 2021

Research: Marvel has 7 of 10 highest-earning movie characters

Nick Fury is the most profitable movie character in cinema history. From the 11 theatrical releases the character has appeared in, Fury has helped Marvel earn more than $12.6 billion (€10.3bn) at the box office. Research from FandomSpot shows that 7 of the 10 most profitable characters in cinema are from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, […]

May 28, 2021

Disney, Sony “landmark” movie licensing deal

The Walt Disney Company and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) have agreed a multi-year content licensing deal for US streaming and TV rights to Sony Pictures’ new theatrical releases across Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution’s portfolio of platforms, including its streaming services Disney+ and Hulu, as well as linear entertainment networks including ABC, Disney Channels, Freeform, […]

April 22, 2021