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Unearthed: Star Wars on Amazon Freevee

The full season of Icons Unearthed: Star Wars, a deep dive into the Star Wars Movie Universe, will premiere on October 21st exclusively in the UK on Amazon Freevee, the free streaming service. The series, produced by the Nacelle Company, and directed by Brian Volk-Weiss (The Toys That Made Us, Behind the Attraction, The Center […]

September 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Amazon Studios first look deal with Safehouse Pictures

Amazon Studios has closed a three-year first look film deal with Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell’s Safehouse Pictures. Under the pact, Amazon Studios has a first look on films that Safehouse Pictures intends to produce. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Amazon Studios­­­—who are not only ambitious and forward-thinking content creators—but also lovely and […]

September 22, 2022

Star Wars’ Anthony Daniels appearing at London MCM Comic Con

The iconic Anthony Daniels, best known for playing the much loved C-3PO in all of the Star Wars movies will be appearing across all three days at MCM London Comic Con this autumn. Daniels will be meeting and greeting fans for exclusive photograph and autograph opportunities, as well as participating in talks and Q&As. Also announced […]

September 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Ewan McGregor stars in UK Paramount Original

Paramount+ has announced the casting of Emmy Award winning actor Ewan McGregor (Star Wars, Trainspotting) for its upcoming UK drama series A Gentleman in Moscow, an adaptation of Amor Towles’ internationally best-selling novel, which is due to commence production later this year. A Gentleman in Moscow is produced by eOne in association with VIS, the […]

August 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Thor: Love and Thunder streams on Disney+ Day

Disney+ will deliver a wealth of new content and streaming premieres to subscribers on Disney+ Day (September 8th), including Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder and Welcome to the Club – a new animated short from The Simpsons. Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products will join in the Disney+ Day festivities with perks for subscribers including […]

August 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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

Disney+ rolls in 60 additional countries

Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, will be available in 42 new countries and 11 new territories this week following the immediate launch in Greece, Turkey and countries in Central Eastern Europe, including Poland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic and Croatia. Theseries of launches follow the arrival of the service in South Africa […]

June 14, 2022

Disney+ ramps up LG TV rollout

The Disney+ app is now available on compatible LG TVs in over forty new countries and territories across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. More LG TV owners can now access movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star, as long as their TV runs webOS from 2017 or later. […]

June 14, 2022

Obi-Wan most-watched Disney+ Original

According to the official Star Wars Twitter account, the new Obi-Wan Kenobi series is now the most-watched Disney+ Original series premiere to date, based on hours streamed in an opening weekend – although no data was released to support the claim. The Tweet on May 31st read: “Thank you to the best fans in the […]

June 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ Day returns in September

The global celebration of Disney+ Day will return on September 8th, leading into D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event presented by Visa in Anaheim, California. In celebration, the streaming service will host special experiences for fans and subscribers, and will premiere new content from its marquee brands, including the return of the beloved Disney […]

May 31, 2022By Nik Roseveare