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DC Comics' Unveils New Digital Streaming Service

DC Comics' Unveils New Digital Streaming Service

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. revealed last year they intended on creating a streaming service that featured live-action and animated series. The service now has a name, titled the DC Universe. The streaming service platform has a landing spot on DC Comics website. The landing page describes the service as "first-of-its-kind", immersive digital experience just for DC fans. New shows that will exclusively air on the platform have been announced. An animated series focusing on Harley Quinn, another animated series Young Justice: Outsiders, then two live-action series Titans and Swamp Thing.

Production Has Begun on Disney's 'The One and Only Ivan'

Production Has Begun on Disney's 'The One and Only Ivan'

The One and Only Ivan, a children's book by Katherine Applegate will be adapted for the big screen. — Production for the film has begun at Pinewood Studios in London. The film has been described as a live-action/CG hybrid. The book is about a silverback gorilla who lives in a cage at a mall. The film will be directed by Thea Sharrock, with a screenplay from Mike White, and is produced by Angelina Jolie, Brigham Taylor, and the late Allison Shearmur.

Hulu Passes 20 Million Subscribers, Reveals Most-Watched Show

Hulu Passes 20 Million Subscribers, Reveals Most-Watched Show

In Hulu's annual upfront presentation they revealed some great news. — Since Hulu's last upfront presentation they debuted their biggest show to date The Handmaid's Tale. Which skyrocketed the company into prestige TV conversation, and earned them several Emmy and Golden Globes. Hulu announced that they now have 20 million subscribers. Quite a leap since having 17 million subscribers in 2017. It was also revealed The Handmaid's Tale is Hulu's highest rated show. The show has already been renewed for a third season.

'Westworld' Will Return For Season 3 on HBO

'Westworld' Will Return For Season 3 on HBO

This news isn't shocking at all as Westworld has been renewed by HBO for a third season. — The science fiction Western thriller television series, that revolves around a Wild West themed park with android hosts. Although Westworld isn't HBO's highest rated show it generates plenty of buzz. Plus high delayed viewership led to its early renewal. Also not to factor in that it takes a year and a half to make a season of the show.

Hasbro buying 'Power Rangers' Brand in $522M Deal

Hasbro buying 'Power Rangers' Brand in $522M Deal

Toy giant Hasbro has acquired Power Rangers in a $522 million deal. So Transformers may have some new competition. — Saban also sold some other properties in the deal including My Pet Monster, Popples, Julius Jr., Luna Petunia and Treehouse Detectives in a cash-stock pact valued at $522 million. The toymaker originally paid Saban $22.25 million for a master toy license agreement due to begin in 2019. Saban Brands chief and Power Rangers creator Haim Saban will continue to serve in a consultant role moving forward. The first line should be out in 2019. Brian Goldner, Hasbro's chairman and CEO says he's ready for Hasbro to unlock Power Rangers full potential.

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