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Asteroid City experience opening in London

An exhibition and dining experience celebrating the creative world of Wes Anderson is coming to London with an immersive 180 experience that promises to transport attendees into the realm of the director’s new film, Asteroid City. Curated and presented by 180 Studios and Universal Pictures, the exhibition features original sets, props, costumes and artwork that […]

June 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Report: Russia tops Europe’s box office in Jan

Report: Russia tops Europe’s box office in Jan Russia emerged as the biggest box office earner in January among tracked markets in Europe, collecting $99 million out of the region’s total film earnings of $195.7 million, OpusData figures compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence show. Europe’s box office dropped 1.9 per cent year over year […]

March 7, 2023

SkyShowtime preps Netherlands, Portugal launches

SVoD service SkyShowtime will launch in both the Netherlands and Portugal on October 25th, bringing its premium offering of exclusive and iconic entertainment to Dutch and Portuguese homes for the first time. The launches follow SkyShowtime’s official launch across the Nordics. Customers will have access to exclusive television premieres of first-run theatrical films, new and […]

October 18, 2022

Beast heads to Peacock

Peacock has announced Universal Pictures’ Beast will begin streaming exclusively on the service starting October 7th. The thriller movie follows recently widowed Dr. Nate Daniels (Idris Elba) and his two teenage daughters (Iyana Halley and Leah Sava Jeffries) as they travel to a South African game reserve managed by Martin Battles (Sharlto Copley), an old […]

October 4, 2022

Peacock reveals Originals scripted slate for H2 2022

Peacock has announced the premiere date schedule for a number Originals scripted slate for H2 2022, including all-new programming from upcoming dramas, comedies and kids titles. Peacock Original series include: Trigger Point, a six-part drama thriller from Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television, starring Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester.   Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem, the spin-off […]

June 29, 2022

Minions mark Moments Worth Paying For

Supervillain Gru and his yellow sidekicks are back, as brand-new content from Illumination and Universal Pictures’ Minions: The Rise of Gru is released, just in time for the summer, when the mischievous Minions return to cinemas once again. The exclusive new content is being shared as part of pro-copyright consumer education body the Industry Trust […]

May 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Sarhan named SkyShowtime CEO

Comcast and ViacomCBS have appointed Monty Sarhan as CEO of SkyShowtime – their SVoD joint venture scheduled to launch in more than 20 European territories later this year. Sarhan most recently served as senior VP of content acquisition at Comcast Cable, and is set to take up his new London-based role later this month, pending […]

January 12, 2022