EXCLUSIVE: StarzPlay, a leading SVOD service in the MENA region, has inked a deal with Image Nation Abu Dhabi for the latter to produce the platform’s first original, Urban Legends. The Arabic-language anthology series will explore regional tales and fables from the Middle East, with each episode focusing on a new story. Production will commence in 2020 with a view to releasing on the platform by the end of that year. It will be produced by Yasir Al-Yasiri, the Iraqi director whose credits include 2018 comedy On Borrowed Time, under his production company Starship Entertainment, which he runs with Mansoor Al Feeli. Al-Yasiri is also attached to direct one of the episodes, with further regional directors to be announced. Related Story Starz To Roll-Out Mobile Streaming App In 20 Global Markets In 2020 Following Euro & Lat Am Launches The deal continues Image Nation’s push into episodic content, with the company having produced documentary series History … [Read more...] about MENA Streaming Platform StarzPlay Pacts With Image Nation On First Original Series ‘Urban Legends’
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Grant has been campaigning to stop Johnson from winning the U.K.'s general election, joining other names from the world of entertainment, including Steve Coogan, Mark Rylance, Julie Christie and Rob Delaney. The U.K.’s general election – taking place Dec. 12 and regarded as one of the most critical political moments for Britain in some time – has seen, like many elections before it, several figures from the world of entertainment come out to offer their two cents. Many have voiced their support for the opposition Labour Party, but in the case of Hugh Grant, it’s simply anything but the Conservatives. The Paddington 2 star, a vocal advocate for the U.K. staying in the European Union, has been campaigning in various parts of the country for tactical voting in order to prevent ardent Leave backer Boris Johnson forming a government. “I think it’s a national emergency and I think we’re staring into an abyss, and I thought, ‘What can I … [Read more...] about Hugh Grant on Boris Johnson’s ‘Love Actually’ Election Video: “Maybe That’s Where the Rubles Went”
Amazon has continued its push into soccer by scoring rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League in Germany. Amazon will broadcast matches from the elite European competition on Tuesday nights from the 2021/22 soccer season. Sky Deutschland and sports streamer DAZN currently show the Champions League in Germany. “We’re excited to bring Uefa Champions League football to our customers in Germany,” said Alex Green, managing director of Prime Video Sport Europe. Amazon has secured a smaller package of rights in Germany, with bidding still ongoing on the remaining rights, which could yet remain with Sky Deutschland. The move follows Amazon broadcasting the Premier League for the first time in the UK last week, helping set records for the most new sign-ups since it launched Prime in 2007, as “millions” of Brits tuned in. The Jeff Bezos-owned streamer is also building on its All or Nothing: Manchester City documentary with a series following Tottenham … [Read more...] about Amazon Scores UEFA Champions League Rights In Germany
The amount of respect and love Prachi Tehlan holds for her Mamangam co-star Mammootty was evident during one of the film's promotion events in Dubai. Tehlan was asked in her career, what she want to be, to which she replied 'I want to be Mammooka'. Overwhelmed with emotions, the actress further said, "I have never been a diehard fan of anyone, but Mammooka is infused with an infectious energy which makes him different from everybody. More than being a great actor, he is an amazing human being. He holds great values and is always down to earth." View this post on Instagram Dear Mammooka, I am Writing this message closer to the release just to share my happiness and feelings on being a part of Mamangam and getting to make my debut with you in it. Honestly I was very new to everything down south when Mamangam came to me. I have grown 2 years older with this project. Mamangam journey has taught me way more in 2 years than what sports taught me in 10 years. I feel Sports has prepared … [Read more...] about Mamangam: Prachi Tehlan Breaks Down While Talking About Co-star Mammootty!
Tollywood has been rated first in the list of film industries producing most number of films in the year 2014. It has broken the records of Kollywood and Bollywood. Of the 1966 movies released across the globe, 349 are Telugu movies. Last year, Tamil movies were rated first to release the highest number of movies. Now Tollywood is dominating the list. Click here to vote for your best movie! Even though some movies were flop at the box office, the industry has still reached the top place. Telugu filmmakers have their own style in scripting the story which connects with the nativity of the Telugu audience. Many remake and dubbed movies in Telugu are voted as the best by the viewers, because of the filmmakers' efforts in changing the script in accordance to the people. 1 Nenokkadine, which was released on January 10, 2014 was a wonderful psychological thriller, which appealed to all classes of audience. The movie starred Super Star Prince Mahesh Babu. His excellent performance combined … [Read more...] about Which Is The Best Telugu Movie Of 2014?