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Amazon beefs up drama slate

Amazon Prime Video has announced a number of new shows aimed at consolidating the service’s position among the prestige drama market. The headline announcement is an October debut for The Romanoffs, the first new show from Mad Men creator and showrunner Matthew Weiner. The original anthology series is set to premiere on Friday, 12th October […]

Chinese giant buys Stan Lee’s POW!

A Chinese media, brands and merchandising giant has bought legendary comic book writer Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. Camsing International Holding has paid an undisclosed amount for the production entity, which works in superhero-focused animation and drama programming. The deal is for POW!’s library of film, TV, games, virtual reality, animation, live events, tours, comics and […]

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man debuts on iTunes in US

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man will premiere its first season on iTunes. This is the first time the British drama series will be available in Canada and the US. Produced by Carnival Films for Sky1, the 10x60mins crime drama is based on an idea from comic book writer and TV producer Stan Lee. The series was made […]

Stan Lee content powers AR/VR kids app

The “world’s first kid-centric app powered by augmented reality and virtual reality” has launched with content from the Stan Lee superhero universe. Interactive platform The Vroom will offer games and story-led content that promotes what educators dub ‘social-emotional learning’ on Apple and Android devices, and Windows 10. Playing Forward, the company behind the app, claim it […]

News brief: Turner Lat Am net buys Stan Lee toon

Pay TV channel Cartoon Network Latin America has bought Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 from Genius Brands International in a multi-territory deal. The superhero-themed show comes from Stan Lee Comics, a joint venture of LA-based GBI, Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Archie Comics. It has previous been sold to the likes of TF1 in France, which was […]

First international broadcast deal for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7

ABC in Australia has become the first international buyer of comic book-inspired toon movie trilogy Stan Lee’s Mighty 7. It will broadcast on children’s channel ABC3 later this year following a deal with distributor PGS Entertainment. Mighty 7 comes drom Stan Lee Comics, a newly-formed joint venture between Genius Brands International, Lee’s POW! Entertainment and […]

Stan Lee makes Indian superhero for Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network has picked up Chakra: The Invincible, a superhero TV movie from Stan Lee. The show will debut on Cartoon Network in India to 34 million homes at the end of November. Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, has made the show under his Pow! Entertainment banner alongside Indian prodco and studio Graphic India, which […]

Rovio hits 1bn views, preps next Angry Birds

Finland’s Rovio Entertainment’s ToonsTV channel has passed one billion views just seven months after launch. Concurrently, Rovio is lining up a second season of its Angry Birds Toons original series, a new one featuring the Bad Piggies and a series based around the pink Angry Bird, Stella. All three will go on ToonsTV, which is […]

Peter Chernin invests in Indian animation firm

The Asian division of Peter Chernin’s company has taken a stake in an Indian animation and comic book firm. CA Media, the Asian investment division of The Chernin Group, has acquired a large minority stake in Graphic India. The Indian firm launched last year and specialises in creating superhero properties for the Indian market. The […]