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The Build-Up Continues: Minecraft Movie Sets Date for 2020
The Minecraft movie has officially set a premiere date.   On March 4, 2022, the film will become a reality. Fans have anxiously awaited the announcement since production was first announced in 2014. Dates have previously been tossed out since Warner Bros. acquired the rights to the film in 2014—around the same time Minecraft creator Mojang was acquired by Microsoft. It’s original release date had been set for May 24,…
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Netflix Signs Overall Deal with High School Musical Director
It’s the start of something new for producer, director, and choreographer Kenny Ortega who inked a multi-year overall deal with Netflix. Ortega is known for the High School Musical franchise, which earned him a Primetime Emmy and Directors Guild of America Award. He has also directed and choreographed international hits including Disney’s Descendants trilogy, Newsies, and Hocus Pocus, and choreographed classic films including Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and…
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‘Rainbow Rangers’ Gets Greenlight for Season 2
Nickelodeon greenlit season two of Genius Brands’ animated preschool series, ​Rainbow Rangers​ ​(52 x 11’).   The series, which currently airs on Nick Jr., received a full order of 52 x 11-minute episodes.   “The kid’s preschool marketplace is extraordinarily competitive,” said Genius Brands Chairman and CEO Andy Heyward. “The greenlight of season two on Nick Jr. … is a definitive statement of the powerful viewer reaction to the property…
L.O.L. Surprise! Expands to OTT Services with SuperAwesome, Future Today
MGA Entertainment has partnered with kidtech platform SuperAwesome to bring L.O.L. Surprise! and other MGA-branded content deliver to OTT channels around the world.   L.O.L. Surprise! UNBOXED, and more, will be available to 50 million additional homes via the video platform company, Future Today.   “Our dedicated focus on providing our fans a secure outlet where they can laugh and safely enjoy our content has positioned MGAE as the gold…
Sesame Debuts Julia’s Family as Part of Autism Awareness Month Initiatives
In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Sesame Workshop launched new videos and materials featuring the family of Julia, a 4-year-old Sesame Street Muppet with autism, as part of its Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative. New free resources, available in English and Spanish on sesamestreet.org/autism, bring to life Julia’s parents, big brother, and companion dog, and focus on what all families share in common while providing tools…