Disney Plus’ Series Will Now Release on Wednesdays, Not ...
Streaming

From July, all of Disney Plus’ global original series will be released on Wednesdays rather than Fridays, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The change has reportedly been made to give the service...

The Verge
June 17, 2021

Square Enix’s E3 Announcements Include New Guardians of ...
Gaming

Square Enix made several announcements and released a handful of trailers during its E3 2021 press conference on Sunday. The event featured all-new information, announcements, and trailers for Marvel...

Polygon
June 15, 2021

Quarantine Toy Sales Bump Outlasts Lockdowns
Toys

Lockdowns in the US may have come to an end, but it looks like the toy sales bump they inspired is sticking around. Between January and April 2021, US toy sales grew by 27% compared to the same period...

Kidscreen
June 9, 2021

General Mills & Marvel Release “Loki Charms” ...
CPG - Streaming

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THaM1RquBlU Loki, the god of mischief, will be a part of a perfectly balanced breakfast later this week with the launch of Loki Charms, a new cereal (in reality, a reb...

Polygon
June 7, 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

Is the China-Hollywood Romance Officially Over?
Theatrical

In the run-up to Chloé Zhao’s historic best director win for Nomadland at the 93rd Oscars, Disney began tiptoeing around potential land mines with regard to China, the director’s home country and...

Hollywood Reporter
May 21, 2021

Disney+ Reports Slower Than Expected Subscriber Growth
Streaming

Wall Street analysts on Friday shared their takeaways from the Walt Disney Co.’s fiscal second-quarter earnings report, with slower-than-expected Disney+ subscriber growth in the spotlight. The str...

Hollywood Reporter
May 14, 2021

Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi,’ ‘Eternals’ May Face Uphill Bat...
Theatrical

A recent Chinese state media report has added to rumors that two major Marvel superhero films, “Eternals” and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” may not be approved for release in Ch...

Variety
May 12, 2021

Funko and Disney Celebrate Pride Month with New Figures
Theatrical - Toys

It’s the beginning of May right now, but in just 30 days, it’ll be the start of Pride Month for 2021. And this year, Funko is joining forces with Disney for a special collection of Pride-themed Fu...

Nerdist
May 6, 2021

NBA | Marvel
Partnerships - Sports - Television

The NBA and Marvel have partnered together to produce a Marvel themed NBA broadcast that was called "The Arena of Heroes". The game was broadcasted on Disney owned alternative ESPN channels such as...

NBA | Marvel
May 5, 2021

Box Office: ‘Demon Slayer’ Overtakes ‘Mortal Kombat’
Theatrical

After narrowly losing first place in its opening weekend, “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” has surged ahead of “Mortal Kombat” on U.S. box office charts. The anime action adventure “Demon Slayer...

Variety
May 3, 2021

Marvel Teases Upcoming Slate
Streaming - Theatrical

The studio also reveals 'Captain Marvel II' is titled 'The Marvels' and sets release dates for 'Ant-Man 3' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3.' Marvel Studios has unveiled a few tidbits as well as its fir...

Hollywood Reporter
May 3, 2021

ESPN to Air Marvel-Themed NBA Game
Sports - Television

Disney-owned ESPN announced it will broadcast the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans game during a Marvel-themed telecast entitled “Arena of Heroes” on May 3. The game’s traditional ...

CNBC
April 23, 2021

How the Streaming Wars are Really About IP
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

For years, rumors persisted that Lucasfilm was developing movies based on “Star Wars” characters Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. But by 2018, after disappointing box office returns for other stand-alo...

Variety
April 15, 2021

Falcon and the Winter Soldier | London Eye
Attractions - Partnerships - Streaming - Television

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER have turned to the famous London Eye to help promote their new Marvel streaming series.

Disney Plus | London Eye
March 30, 2021

Get Ready to See More Films Like ‘Cruella’ on Disn...
Streaming - Theatrical

Even as the pandemic pummeled its businesses, Disney managed to eke out a blockbuster success with its streaming service, Disney+. But to keep those subscribers — and, crucially, to attract new ones...

CNN Business
March 25, 2021

Superheroes are Shifting to Streaming—That Could Change Ever...
Household - Streaming - Theatrical

It's a big weekend for comic book fans with two highly anticipated superhero premieres debuting. However, instead of heading to the multiplex, viewers can stay in their pajamas to watch people in tigh...

CNN Business
March 19, 2021

Disney & Chewy Partner on Pet Products
Pets - Retail

Chewy just dropped The Disney Collection, a line of over 400 Disney pet products exclusive to the online retailer. The collection not only covers classic Disney characters like Mickey, Minnie, and Don...

People
March 15, 2021

Disney to Close 60 Disney Stores, Focus on E-Commerce
Retail

Walt Disney Co will close at least 60 Disney retail stores in North America this year, about 20% of its worldwide total, as it revamps its digital shopping platforms to focus on e-commerce. The media ...

Reuters
March 4, 2021

WandaVision’ Audience Bigger than Netflix’s ‘...
Streaming - Television

Despite not even having its entire first season available in January, Disney+’s “WandaVision” was unmatched in U.S. popularity by other titles across major video streaming platforms last month. ...

Variety
February 26, 2021

The Future of Marvel
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

It’s quite clear that we’ll get more Marvel series on Disney+ this year — potentially more than Star Wars series. March 5 marks the end of Season 1 of WandaVision. Then on March 19, The Falcon a...

Deadline
February 25, 2021

Disney+ will fuel Hasbro gains long after the pandemic is over...
Streaming - Toys

Hasbro is proving that it doesn’t need movie theaters to sell Star Wars toys. While the Rhode Island-based company saw sales of its licensed content from entertainment studios fall 12% to $1...

CNBC
February 8, 2021

From ‘WandaVision’ to ‘The Mandalorian,’ The Disney Pl...
Streaming - Television

Well, if you don’t have volume, you need quality. And if you have quality, you might as well spread it around. That has been the philosophy of Disney Plus so far, a service that had a very, very slo...

Forbes
February 8, 2021

Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler Inks 5-year Exclusive With Disn...
Streaming - Television

The Walt Disney Company has extended its relationship with Black Panther director and co-writer Ryan Coogler. Disney has made a five-year overall exclusive television deal with Coogler’s Proximity M...

Deadline
February 2, 2021

Marvel and MeUndies
Fashion - Partnerships - Theatrical

Marvel partnered with MeUndies to create a new line of Avenger mens and womens undies, loungewear, and dog hoodies.

Marvel and MeUndies
January 27, 2021

U.S. Toy Industry Grows 16% as Pandemic Fuels Play
Toys

Despite retail sales being flat for the first quarter and fears of catastrophic declines as nationwide stay-at-home orders took effect amid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. toy industry sales...

The Toy Book
January 25, 2021

No brand is safe from Fortnite
Gaming - Sports - Theatrical

Crossovers like these are by no means a new thing for Fortnite. The game’s last season was a multimonth Marvel mashup, there have been multiple Star Wars-themed cosmetics, other real-world streamers...

The Verge
January 22, 2021

Captain America Eyes Return To The MCU
Theatrical

In a move that is sure to rock the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sources tell Deadline that Chris Evans is cleaning the dust off his Captain America attire as he expected reprise the role in the MCU in s...

Deadline
January 14, 2021

Marvel’s Kevin Feige on ‘WandaVision,’ ‘Star Wars’ a...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

On Friday, Marvel Studios embarks on its biggest gamble since the debut of “The Avengers” in 2012 with the premiere of its first TV series for Disney Plus, “WandaVision.” While other Marvel di...

Variety
January 11, 2021

Funko to reveal 2021 lineup with 2-week virtual event
Toys

A new calendar year means new product reveals from Funko and its subsidiaries. However, with Toy Fair New York postponed this year, those reveals will come via a virtual event. This morning, Funko an...

The Toy Book
January 6, 2021

How Marvel Studios Is Reassembling for 2021 and Beyond
Streaming - Theatrical

For the first time since 2009, the world went the year without a single Marvel Studios project. During the Disney Investors Day presentation on Dec. 10, studio chief Kevin Feige made clear that, shoul...

Variety
December 24, 2020

Black Panther is now available in Fortnite
Gaming - Theatrical

Marvel superhero Black Panther is now available in Fortnite. You can get him, Captain Marvel, and Taskmaster as part of the Marvel Royalty and Warriors Pack. Epic had hinted toward Black Panther’s ...

The Verge
December 22, 2020

Podcasting 101: Embrace the audio-first strategy
Music - Streaming

The kids industry has been investing in audio content in a major way this year. Big players including Marvel and National Geographic have lined up new podcasts, and the market is quickly filling up wi...

Kidscreen
December 15, 2020

Everything you need to know about the Disney Investor Day
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Disney has surpassed 137 million paid subscribers across all of its direct-to-consumer services, with Disney+ making the bulk of that base at 86.8 million subs as of December 2. The media giant ori...

Kidscreen
December 11, 2020

Disney Stock Surges to All-Time Highs on Streaming Momentum, M...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Shares of Disney popped more than 12% Friday morning, as investors cheered the Mouse House’s monster-size content flex outlined at its 2020 investor day for stepped-up push to accelerate its global ...

Variety
December 11, 2020

Major Announcements at Disney Investor Day
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Obi-Wan, She-Hulk and a new Pinocchio: Disney+ is about to get a lot bigger, and more expensive. Last year, Disney debuted Disney+ at an investor event on its famed studio lot. The new streaming se...

CNN Business
December 11, 2020

The Madalorian and ‘Baby Yoda’ come to Fortnite
Gaming - Streaming

Following a cataclysmic event starring the supervillain Galactus, the latest season of Fortnite is almost here. Chapter 2: Season 5 has been dubbed “zero point,” and it involves hunters from diffe...

The Verge
December 2, 2020

‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Avengers,’ ‘Stranger Things’ a...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian,” Marvel’s “Avengers” films and Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are the top entertainment franchises, according to a new survey from the National Research G...

Variety
November 30, 2020

‘Deadpool 3’: Marvel Studios And Ryan Reynolds Tap The Mol...
Streaming - Theatrical

As Disney continues to figure out what to do with Fox properties acquired in the merger, one of the biggest IPs, Deadpool, looks to be gaining momentum. For the full story, visit Deadline  -  htt...

Deadline
November 23, 2020

Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales | Adidas
Fashion - Gaming - Partnerships

Marvel collaborated with Adidas on a promotion celebrating the gaming release of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales with a new sneaker that will appear both in-game and in-stores for real-life consu...

Marvel | Adidas
November 23, 2020

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