Oprah Winfrey in A Wrinkle in Time
June 15, 2018
Apple June 15 unveiled a multi-year content partnership with Oprah Winfrey, “the esteemed producer, actress, talk show host, philanthropist and CEO of OWN,” the tech giant announced.
Winfrey and Apple will create original programs that “embrace her incomparable ability to connect with audiences around the world,” according to Apple.
Winfrey’s projects will be released as part of a lineup of original content from Apple.
Air Bud Entertainment Inks Deal with Chinese Online Video Platform
Air Bud Entertainment, which produces talking, singing and dancing animal films, has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Chinese online video platform iQiYi. The deal incorporates all ABE-branded content, including those films created with Disney — Air Bud and Disney Air Buddies — and the “MVP” franchise,…
Redbox Inks Distribution Deal With Paramount
Redbox Jan. 25 announced its latest distribution agreement with Paramount Home Media Distribution that offers the studio’s titles at kiosks on the same day as retail release. The deal also includes digital distribution through Redbox On Demand. “We’re proud to…
Lionsgate Inks Director Paul Feig to Create More TV Content
Lionsgate March 1 announced a first-look deal with award-winning multi-hyphenate Paul Feig and his producing partner Jessie Henderson to create scripted and unscripted series and formats. The studio/distributor’s relationship with Feig in the television business already includes the unscripted half-hour…