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Mandalorian guests announced for MCM Comic Con London

MCM London Comic Con’s next guest announcement for 2024 are stars of hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian. First up is Emily Swallow, known for her role as The Armorer in the Star Wars series. Her other acting credits includes Supernatual, The Mentalist and Castlevania, as well as The Last of Us Part II video game, […]

February 15, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ on Apple Vision Pro

Apple Vision Pro users will will be able to experience immersive Disney content with Disney+ on Apple Vision Pro when the device launches on February 2nd. “At Disney, we’re constantly searching for new ways to entertain, inform, and inspire by combining exceptional creativity with groundbreaking technology to create truly remarkable experiences,” said Bob Iger, CEO […]

January 18, 2024

Disney orders The Mandalorian movie

The Mandalorian and Grogu (AKA Baby Yoda) are embarking on a new adventure that will debut in cinemas. Directed by Jon Favreau, and produced by Favreau, Kathleen Kennedy and Dave Filoni, this new chapter – a continuation of the hit Disney+ series – will go into production later this year. Favreau commented: “I have loved […]

January 10, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Free Disney+ for Charter subs in US

Charter Communications and The Walt Disney Company have announced that the ad-supported version of Disney+ is now available in all Spectrum TV Select packages in the US at no additional cost. As part of the two companies’  new distribution agreement, Charter video customers can immediately begin streaming entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and […]

January 5, 2024

Disney+ announces raft of 2024 exclusives

Disney+ has confirmed upcoming titles set to premiere exclusively on the service in the UK & Ireland in 2024. Titles include FX’s original adaptation of James Clavell’s bestselling novel Shōgun, the star-studded drama series Rivals, based on the iconic novel from Jilly Cooper, UK original action and adventure series Renegade Nell, from the mind of […]

December 4, 2023

Prime Video reveals UK’s most streamable moments

Prime Video has revealed the UK’s most loved and must-see streamable moments in movies, TV, documentaries and reality entertainment, with Titanic topping the list of the greatest blockbusters of all time (39 per cent) and David Attenborough: Blue Planet overwhelmingly considered the most ground-breaking documentary of our time (40 per cent) – available on Prime […]

November 30, 2023

Bank upgrades Ubisoft

Investment bank Exane/BNPP has issued an examination of games publisher Ubisoft, and the result is an upgrade (from ‘Neutral’ to ‘Outperform’) and a significant increase in its guide price target from €27 to €37. The bank’s report says it has become more comfortable with Ubisoft’s equity story, given solid leading indicators for the top franchise […]

September 26, 2023

Pulse Gallery pop-up opening in London, Essex

Pulse Gallery has announced two pop up galleries this Autumn. The first at London’s Liverpool Street Station, from September 26th to October 31st, then at the Essex Lakeside Shopping Centre from November 1st to January 2024. At these two locations Pulse Gallery will be exhibiting fine art limited editions available to purchase, translated into modern […]

September 20, 2023

Disney doubles down on Parks

Disney theme parks will make a reported $10 billion (€9.35bn) in profit this year – impressive considering the devastation wrought by the pandemic just a couple of years ago. In the meantime, the video business is in choppy waters with the stock taking a welcome boost from all the talk of the group selling off […]

September 19, 2023

Disney+ UK launches £1.99 promo

From September 6th to September 20th, new and returning customers in the UK can subscribe to the Disney+ streaming service for £1.99 per month for three months – an £18 saving compared to the regular price for three months. This limited time promotion arrives in time for new premieres from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, […]

September 6, 2023By Nik Roseveare