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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

Disney considers licensing streaming content

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger has said that the company is cutting back on movies and TV series from its Marvel Studios and Star Wars franchises, and that it would also consider licensing content to other streaming platforms. The move comes as the company is looking to cut costs during a time when its […]

July 14, 2023

Hulu Japan, Disney+ launch new bundle

Disney Japan and HJ Holdings have announced the launch of a new bundle plan for Disney+ and Hulu Japan services, offering a catalogue of global and Japanese entertainment to consumers.  Hulu Japan, operated by HJ Holdings (a subsidiary of Nippon Television Network Corporation) and the SVoD platform for Nippon TV, houses on-demand viewing of series […]

July 12, 2023

Star Wars: Ahsoka debuts Aug 23 on Disney+

Disney+ has confirmed August 23rd as the premiere date for Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Ahsoka. Set after the fall of the Empire, the series follows the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. In addition to Rosario Dawson in the title role, Ahsoka stars Natasha Liu Bordizzo as […]

June 7, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Potatoverse platform to help children counter climate ‘doomism’

Wind Sun Sky Entertainment, the Ontario Water Centre and its ClearWater Farm social enterprise have announced the Potatoverse, a new multi-platform digital universe designed to help children counter climate ‘doomism’ with hope, inspiration and empowerment to build a better future. The Potatoverse revolves around a time-travelling, eco-superhero chicken named Potato, also known as “Future Chicken.” […]

June 7, 2023

Disney+ confirms host of new titles and premiere dates for 2023

Disney+ has confirmed more titles set to premiere exclusively on the streaming service in the UK & Ireland in 2023, including documentary and UK Original “Wagatha Christie” (working title)with Coleen Rooney, and Season 2 of Marvel Studios’ “Loki” (6 October) starring Tom Hiddleston and Sophia Di Martino. Also lined up is a third season of hit […]

May 30, 2023

New Simpsons/Star Wars short launching on Disney+

Disney has announced that Maggie Simpson in ‘Rogue Not Quite One, a new animated short from The Simpsons, will debut on the Disney+ streaming platform on May 4th in celebration of Star Wars Day. In the short, Homer loses track of Maggie who hops in Grogu’s hovering pram for a hyperspace adventure across the galaxy. […]

May 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Ahsoka debuts on Disney+ in August

At Star Wars Celebration in London (April 7th – 10th), Disney and Lucasfilm unveiled the teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Disney+ original series Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson in the title role. Set after the fall of the Empire, Ahsoka follows the former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a […]

April 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare