On the heels of the sale of eOne to Lionsgate, company announces new division, lead by Olivier Dumont, to create multi-platform content from priority brands; Zev Foreman and Gabriel Marano named head of film and television, respectively.
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The sale includes almost 6,500 titles, but notably omits popular franchises such as ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘Transformers,’ ‘Dungeons & Dragons,’ ‘Magic: The Gathering,’ ‘My Little Pony,’ ‘Power Rangers,’ ‘Play-Doh,’ ‘Monopoly’ and ‘Clue,’ which will receive ‘significant development, production and financing capabilities.’
Deadline reports a memo just sent out by Film & TV president Steve Bertram explains need to reduce headcount by 10%.
Acquisition adds ‘Peppa Pig’ and ‘PJ Masks’ franchises to the company’s growing roster of highly-successful preschool entertainment brands.
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ tops the domestic box office for the second consecutive week, earning $26.4 million; Funimation release ‘Your Name’ makes $1.6 million domestic debut.
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox’s ‘The Boss Baby’ brings in $50.2 million from 3,773 theaters for its debut, the ninth largest opening for a DWA title.
In one of the biggest global licensing deals of its kind, IMG Worlds of Legends will include characters from global brands from Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Saban Brands, Mattel, Toei Animation, Cartoon Network, and more.
Corus Entertainment-owned producer and distributor signs new licensees to iconic superhero franchise.