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Mega Movie Weekend returns for March

Mega Movie Weekend has returned, running from March 15th to 17th offering big-budget action films to download and keep at promotional prices. The campaign runs across key retailers, including Prime Video, Sky Store, the Apple TV app, Rakuten TV, Virgin Media and EE TV Store, with prices starting at £2.99. An array of some of […]

March 15, 2024

Mega Movie Week debuts in Japan

The Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI) has launched Japan’s first Mega Movie Week, a week long cross-category campaign to drive digital transactional growth. From January 31st to February 6th, a selection of popular titles will be available across twelve digital platforms with discounted deals to buy and rent. Participating Hollywood studios and Japanese film distributors […]

January 31, 2024

JioCinema announces major Kids entertainment foray

This Children’s Day, JioCinema, India’s ultimate destination for entertainment, has announced its foray into Kids entertainment with a dedicated ‘Kids and Family’ offering. With a stellar content offering spanning over 3000 hours of some of the best known franchises from across the world and biggest Indian IPs, the platform will cater to young audiences across […]

November 16, 2023

Youku, Tale Wind Studio co-produce new season of Turbozaurs

Youku streaming platform and Armenian studio Tale Wind co-produced the fifth season (26 x 7’) of Turbozaurs animated series – to be released in 2024. Youku closely cooperated with Turbozaurs’ creator, Tale Wind studio, in producing the fifth season, which features a new character – a Turbozaur named Siren. Chinese platform gained all the rights […]

November 9, 2023

SkyShowtime “on track to have 50% of 2023 box office”

Less than one year since its initial launch in the Nordics, six months since completing its roll-out across more than 20 European markets, SkyShowtime now boasts a strong line-up of first-run feature films and exclusive series. As the home of new theatrical releases from both Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures, SkyShowtime will be premiering, later […]

September 13, 2023

Hasbro names team for entertainment division

Hasbro, the toy and game company, has announced the newly appointed leadership team of Hasbro Entertainment, a division that will be dedicated to leveraging Hasbro’s most valuable brands to develop and produce premium content across platforms for audiences of all ages, following the close of Hasbro’s sale of eOne’s film & television business. The new […]

August 17, 2023

Paramount makes streaming gains in Q2

Paramount Global reported Q2 revenue of $7.62 billion (€6.96bn), slightly above analyst estimates. The company reported a direct-to-consumer loss of $424 million in Q2 compared to a loss of $445 million in the prior-year period and a loss of $511 million in Q1. The company says it expects streaming losses to peak this year after […]

August 8, 2023

Transformers: EarthSpark on CBBC, iPlayer

Hasbro’s global entertainment studio, Entertainment One (eOne), has signed a deal with BBC to broadcast season one of the animated series Transformers: EarthSpark for audiences in the UK. The first ten episodes will launch on July 25th on CBBC, from Monday to Thursday, and also be available to stream on BBC iPlayer. Following the release […]

July 20, 2023

Starzplay launches Starzplay Store

Starzplay, the MENA SVoD service, has launched the Starzplay Store, bringing users access to box office movies immediately after their theatrical run without the need for a subscription. Users now have access to watch the biggest releases at their convenience via TVoD. Audiences can enjoy box office hits like John Wick 4 and Shazam! Fury of […]

July 6, 2023

Survey: Indiana Jones most anticipated movies of 2023

Redbox, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment company, has announced its customer loyalty members have named Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny as the most anticipated movie of 2023. Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One came in a close second, followed by Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom. The results come from a […]

June 15, 2023