Marvel Studios

Disney+ & Marvel developing ‘WandaVision’ spin-off around Agatha Harkness

Disney+ is in development on a WandaVision spin-off from Marvel Studios, based around the character of series villain Agatha Harkness. Details about the project are sparse, but Variety, which first reported the news, suggests that WandaVision head writer Jac Schaeffer would return to write and executive produce the spin-off, with Kathryn Hahn reprising her role […]

Disney+ orders new Nick Fury Marvel series; Samuel L Jackson to reprise role

Disney+ has reportedly commissioned a new Marvel TV show, based around the character of super-spy Nick Fury, with Samuel L Jackson set to reprise his movie role. Kyle Bradstreet is said to be attached to write and executive produce the show, which will be produced by Marvel Studios, according to Variety. Jackson first appeared in […]

ViacomCBS taps Marvel exec Grant Gish to head adult animation

ViacomCBS Entertainment and Youth Group has appointed former Marvel Studios and Fox Animation exec Grant Gish as SVP of its new adult animation unit. Joining on 31 August, Gish will oversee an expanding animation slate across linear and streaming, which includes shows like South Park and revived versions of Beavis & Butt-Head, Clone High and […]

Marvel Television to be rolled into Marvel Studios

Marvel is ending development at its TV division, which is to be rolled into the wider Marvel Studios group. Development of future shows has now been stopped according to US reports, although shows currently in the works such as Helstrom for Hulu will continue. Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb is set to depart following the transition […]

Disney reveals Marvel’s intertwined movie, series plans

Disney-owned Marvel Studios has unveiled more details about its forthcoming slate of movies and TV series, which will be more integrated than ever before and will form part of the slate for upcoming streaming service Disney+. The Mouse House-backed Marvel Studios revealed the so-called ‘Phase Four’ stage of its Marvel Cinematic Universe over the weekend, […]

Netflix Australia inks Disney deal

Netflix has struck a deal with Disney ahead of its Australia and New Zealand launch in March to bring Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm content to subscribers in the two countries. At launch, Australian and New Zealand members will be able to watch movies including Cars, Monsters, Inc. […]

Netflix closes Canadian Disney movie deal

The Walt Disney Company movies will hit Netflix in Canada eight months after they leave theatres under terms of a new pact. This means Netflix will be the exclusive streaming home of Disney Live Action, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Disneynature and DreamWorks Studios films in the territory. The deal […]

Disney scores major movie VOD deal with ‘Chinese Netflix’

Disney Media Distribution will provide movies from its major studio stablemates to Chinese online platform Tencent following an agreement unveiled yesterday. Tencent, a Netflix-style VOD service available across China, is now offering live-action and animated feature films from the Marvel Studios, Pixar Studios and Walt Disney Studios through its Hollywood VIP service (pictured), though the […]

Sky and Disney launch pay TV channel

UK pay TV platform BSkyB and Hollywood Studio Disney are launching a pay TV channel Sky Movies Disney. The new channel will have new and classic Disney and Pixar movies and marks the first time Disney has ever been involved in a co-branded linear movie channel. Sky has a longstanding output deal with Disney and […]