“Lord of the Rings” Anime Film In The Works
Theatrical

The J.R.R. Tolkien franchise is heading back to the big screen in a fresh New Line and Warner Animation anime title The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim. I’m told that the Oscar-winning f...

Deadline
June 11, 2021

Facebook, Messenger, & Universal Launch Digital ‘Fa...
Streaming - Tech - Theatrical

Buckle Up! In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Fast & Furious franchise and the upcoming theatrical release of F9 on June 25th, Messenger and Facebook have teamed up with Universal Pictu...

Messenger News
June 10, 2021

Cinemark Partners with Mission Control to Bring Esports to The...
Esports - Theatrical

North American movie theatre company Cinemark and esports firm Mission Control have announced a partnership that will bring esports and gaming events to movie theatres around the United States. As a ...

Esports Insider
June 9, 2021

Ferrara Teams with Space Jam: A New Legacy on All-Star Candy &...
CPG - Streaming - Theatrical

Company goes for a slam dunk with new limited-edition packaging from Trolli®, Keebler®, NERDS® and SweeTARTS® as the epic snack lineup to accompany the new film With a property this iconic, Ferra...

PR Newswire
June 9, 2021

Footlocker & Fila Celebrate ‘In the Heights’ ...
Fashion - Streaming - Theatrical

You can take Washington Heights with you wherever you go, thanks to Foot Locker and Fila. To celebrate the release of the Warner Bros. film “In the Heights,” a musical about the vibrancy of the N...

Footwear News
June 9, 2021

Spirit Untamed | Jazz Apples
CPG - Partnerships - Retail - Theatrical

Universal Pictures partnered with JAZZ Apples on a promotion celebrating the release of DreamWorks Animation's SPIRIT UNTAMED.  The partnership consisted of JAZZ Apples working with Universal ...

Rob Zombie Set to Direct New ‘The Munsters’ Movie
Streaming - Theatrical

Rob Zombie has officially confirmed that his next film will be a modern adaptation of the classic television show The Munsters. Zombie shared the news on Instagram, saying, "Attention Boils and Ghoul...

IGN
June 8, 2021

New ‘Space Jam’ Themed Pop-Up Opens at Bloomingdal...
Attractions - Fashion - Retail - Streaming - Tech

Entitled "It's Game Time," the Carousel pop-up features items that basketball court-inspired fashion for all ages to playful outdoor entertaining finds and more. The pop-up will be open within the sto...

amNY
June 8, 2021

Abu Dhabi Aims to Become Media Industry Hub With $6 Billion In...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Abu Dhabi is stepping up efforts to become a global media and entertainment industry hub as part of a drive to diversify its oil-based economy. The oil-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates has co...

Variety
June 8, 2021

Nike & Converse Debut ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy̵...
Fashion - Streaming - Theatrical

Nike and Converse have officially paired up with the upcoming feature film starring Nike athlete LeBron James and the whole Looney Tunes cast. Ahead of the movie’s release on July 16, the two brands...

Footwear News
June 8, 2021

Box Office: ‘Conjuring 3’ Out-Scares ‘A Quiet Place Part...
Theatrical

It use to be that the studios would space their horror movies apart on the schedule. It’s not usual that one would open up immediately after the other for fear of cannibalizing the same audience. Th...

Deadline
June 7, 2021

Moana | Dooney and Bourke
Fashion - Partnerships - Retail - Streaming - Theatrical

Walt Disney Studios partnered with fashion accessory  brand Dooney and Bourke to celebrate the beloved Disney film, MOANA. The partnership consisted of Disney collaborating with Dooney an...

Issa Rae Cast as Spider-Woman in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-V...
Theatrical

The Spider-Verse is expanding. Issa Rae has joined the voice cast of the upcoming sequel to 2018's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in the role of Jessica Drew, also known as Spider-Woman, per The Ho...

IGN
June 7, 2021

‘F9’ Added to Cannes Film Festival Lineup
Theatrical

Cannes Film Festival chief Thierry Fremaux promised that a major blockbuster would premiere on the Croisette, and while he’s kept that promise, the film in question isn’t one many are likely to ha...

Hollywood Reporter
June 7, 2021

HIPPEAS Launches Limited-Edition Minions Snacks
CPG - Press Releases - Theatrical

NEW YORK, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HIPPEAS®, Organic Chickpea Snacks, is spreading the Peas & Love with the launch of its Minions-themed snacks for the summer. The limited-edition packs o...

Angelina Luspo
June 7, 2021

Lionsgate Releases First Look Photos of Borderlands Movie
Gaming - Theatrical

Actor and fighting game enthusiast Jamie Lee Curtis gave Borderlands fans their first look at the upcoming movie based on Gearbox’s looter-shooter series on Tuesday. Curtis, who plays Tannis in the ...

Polygon
June 4, 2021

Cannes Travel: No Quarantine For Fully Vaccinated U.K., U.S. V...
Theatrical - Travel

After announcing restrictions for U.K. travellers last week, the French government has decided to allow fully vaccinated visitors from Britain to enter the country, according to The Times. This will a...

Variety
June 4, 2021

CRUELLA | Louis Vuitton
Brand News - Fashion - Partnerships - Streaming - Theatrical

Walt Disney Studios partnered with iconic fashion brand Louis Vuitton on a promotion surrounding the release of CRUELLA. The partnership consisted of Walt Disney Studios collaborating with Louis Vu...

Massive Harry Potter Store Opens in New York
CPG - Theatrical

Harry Potter New York opens today, June 3, in New York City’s Flatiron District. An immersive three-storey retail experience boasting the world’s largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic B...

Forbes
June 4, 2021

WarnerMedia & Discovery Lay Out Next Steps for Merger
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Warner Bros. Discovery is planning to focus on "pure play" content, and HBO Max has rolled out its AVOD tier. WarnerMedia and Discovery have revealed the moniker for their post-merger entity, and a...

Kidscreen
June 3, 2021

How Disney’s Avengers Campus Ties into the Marvel Movies
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Theatrical

Starting on June 4, guests at Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, Calif., will get to step foot onto the Avengers Campus, a new six-acre attraction that brings the world of the Marvel Cinematic Un...

Variety
June 3, 2021

Antebellum | Lexus
Automotive - Partnerships - Streaming - Theatrical

Lionsgate partnered with Lexus on a promotion celebrating the release of ANTEBELLUM.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a traditional premiere was out of the question for ANTEBELLUM but Lionsgate ...

Lionsgate | Lexus
June 3, 2021

5 Lingering Questions After ‘A Quiet Place 2’ Dominates th...
Theatrical

After a punishing 14 months for the movie theater business, some sense of normalcy was restored last weekend with the release of director John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II.” The Paramount...

Variety
June 2, 2021

Will Apple Be the Next Tech Giant to Buy a Studio?
Streaming - Theatrical

The iPhone maker has a huge entertainment industry footprint, but its streamer Apple TV+ lacks a huge library, like "a mansion with hardly any furniture in it." Amid a wave of M&A fever, will Ama...

Variety
June 2, 2021

Space Jam: A New Legacy | Kraft
CPG - Partnerships - Streaming - Theatrical

Warner Bros. Pictures partnered with Kraft Mac & Cheese to celebrate the release of SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY.  The partnership consisted of Warner Bros. working with Kraft to launch Kraft M...

How Will Amazon Uncage Its New Lion as the Tech Giant Goes Hol...
Streaming - Tech - Theatrical

Hollywood has spent the past week trying to imagine how Amazon will integrate MGM after its $8.5 billion acquisition of the legendary studio is complete. Did Amazon overpay? What is the fate of MGM f...

Variety
June 2, 2021

Inflation Hits Hollywood as Production Costs Skyrocket
Television - Theatrical

Insiders say key supplies needed to build sets have shot up 10 percent in recent months as studios grapple with ballooning budgets: "Supply-chain shortages caused us to alter the way we build our stag...

Hollywood Reporter
June 2, 2021

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Scores Pandemic-Era Be...
Theatrical

The North American box office is making major noise as Memorial Day weekend unfolds. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II grossed $19.3 million on Friday and $14.9 million on Saturday from 3,752 ...

Hollywood Reporter
June 1, 2021

Cruella | Tom Davies
Fashion - Partnerships - Theatrical

Walt Disney Studios teamed with Tom Davies Bespoke Eyewear on a partnership celebrating the release of CRUELLA. Disney collaborated with Tom Davies to create over 100 pairs of glasses that were fea...

AMC Raises $230 Million for Investments, Possibly Including Ar...
Theatrical

Leading cinema chain AMC is raising $230.5 million to purchase additional cinema leases and grow the consumer appeal of its existing properties. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. revealed on Tuesday t...

Variety
June 1, 2021

A Quiet Place Part II | Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beverages - Partnerships - Theatrical

Paramount Pictures partnered with Boulevard Brewing Co. to promote the release of A QUIET PLACE PART II. To celebrate A QUIET PLACE PART II, Paramount and Boulevard Brewing Co. released A QUIET PLA...

Cruella’ and ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Pose th...
Attractions - Theatrical

"This weekend poses the first real test of the summer box office," Brian Lowry writes, "with a pair of complementary titles based on proven intellectual property: 'A Quiet Place Part II' and 'Cruella....

CNN
May 28, 2021

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ and ‘Cruella’ Kick Off With So...
Streaming - Theatrical

Ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend, Paramount’s “A Quiet Place Part II” and Disney’s “Cruella” are each off to a solid start at the domestic box office. The former, a nearly silent se...

Variety
May 28, 2021

Paramount TV Chief Nicole Clemens Likely to Oversee Paramount ...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Paramount Television Studios head Nicole Clemens is emerging as the likeliest candidate to oversee Paramount Plus’ original scripted programming amid a broader streaming content leadership shakeup a...

Variety
May 28, 2021

Jason Kilar Plans To Remain WarnerMedia CEO Through Mid-2022
Streaming - Theatrical

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar, whose position was destabilized last week after Discovery and AT&T announced plans for a merger, says he will remain as CEO for the next 12 months. “My plan and my ...

Deadline
May 28, 2021

Academy Announces Date for Oscars and Key Events Leading Up to...
Live Entertainment - Streaming - Theatrical

The 94th Oscars ceremony, which was previously scheduled to take place on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, has been pushed back to Sunday, March 27, 2022. The eligibility cutoff for films hoping to qualify for...

Hollywood Reporter
May 27, 2021

How Will Amazon Run MGM?
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Is the tech giant buying the venerable studio mostly for its vast library or does it want to supercharge the studio's production capabilities? The blockbuster acquisition, assuming it passes regulato...

Hollywood Reporter
May 26, 2021

Amazon Buys MGM for $8.45 Billion
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

James Bond has a new home: Amazon and MGM announced a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire MGM for $8.45 billion. MGM, founded in 1924, complements Amazon Studios, which has pr...

Variety
May 26, 2021

Disney CEO Explains Hedged Bet On Movie Theaters
Streaming - Theatrical

Why is The Walt Disney Co. utilizing a number of different theatrical release strategies over the next few months? Disney CEO Bob Chapek says they are “celebrating flexibility” as the company sees...

Hollywood Reporter
May 25, 2021

French Theaters Draw Whopping 2.1 Million Admissions in Six Da...
Theatrical

After being shut down for over six months, French theaters bounced back in a spectacular way, drawing 2.1 million admissions in six days after reopening on May 19. The results are particularly strong ...

Variety
May 25, 2021

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