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Funimation Films Secures Rights To “SHIN GODZILLA” Movie Throughout The Americas

Shin Godzilla

Funimation Films announced its acquisition of the live action film “SHIN GODZILLA” from Toho Company, Ltd. The agreement includes theatrical, home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast rights for the upcoming Japanese live action feature film and covers all of the Americas (North America, Central America, South Americaand the Caribbean). Funimation is currently …

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Starz Sets Course With The Fourth And Final Season Of “Black Sails”

Black Sails Season 4

Starz announced that the fourth season of the Emmy-winning Original series “Black Sails” will bring fans to the heroic conclusion of the Treasure Island prequel. The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama returns in 2017, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies. The shores of New Providence Island …

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‘Secret Life Of Pets’ Runs Rampant At Box Office

The Secret Life of Pets

Illumination Entertainment and Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets debuted to a bigger-than-expected $103.2 million from 4,370 theaters at the North American box office — delivering Chris Meledandri’s Illumination its first new franchise after Despicable Me/Minions and eclipsing Pixar’s Inside Out ($90.4 million) to score the best start ever for an original animated property, not accounting …

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Sony Pictures Animation Announces 2017 & 2018 Slate

In a move signaling an expansion of its output and increased year-round production across multiple platforms, Sony Pictures Animation announced today its slate through 2018 which includes five theatrical features, three television series and one direct-to-video movie. Kristine Belson, President of Sony Pictures Animation, says, “We are meaningfully stepping up …

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‘Inferno’ To Be Released Worldwide In IMAX Theatres

Sony Pictures Entertainment, IMAX Corporation, and Imagine Entertainment announced that Inferno, the latest film in the Dan Brown (Da Vinci Code) franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format.  The film, starring Tom Hanks as Dr. Robert Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, will be released into IMAX theatres worldwide coinciding with the film’s general …

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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Launches

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm announced the launch of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, an all new Star Wars adventure that immerses players in the blockbuster film like never before. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is …

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Warner Bros. Consumer Products Rolls Out Licensing Plans

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) unveiled a slate of franchises and fan-favorite properties to drive its global licensing, merchandising and retail businesses in 2016 and beyond. WBCP will be presenting an incredible array of opportunities from the DC portfolio, including Wonder Woman, DC Super Hero Girls, and The LEGO Batman Movie; the highly anticipated Fantastic …

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‘Dory’ Finds Box Office Success

Independence Day: Resurgence failed to ignite big fireworks at the North American office over the weekend, where it came in behind expectations with an estimated $41.6 million from 4,068 theaters. The long-awaited sequel to the 1996 blockbuster will need to do sizeable business overseas to land in the black for Fox. …

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Funimation Teases Stellar Line-Up Of Simulcasts & Broadcast Dubs For Summer 2016 Season

Summer is here and Funimation Entertainment has a stellar line-up of simulcasts and Broadcast Dubs planned for this season. To mark the first week of summer, the company revealed today fourteen simulcast titles from the new season. Together with the rest of the line-up, Funimation’s Summer 2016 Season offers each …

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