In a International Newswire today, a mobile diversion related to a second ‘Paddington’ film is readied for release; Disney unveils Latin American fighting bio-series ‘El Cesar’; robbery hems in song biz growth; and Chile sends ‘A Fantastic Woman’ to a Oscars.
Gameloft, Studiocanal and The Copyrights Group are teaming to arise “Paddington Run,” a central diversion of a second “Paddington” movie.
Featuring Paddington heading “a raging foe by a streets of London, trade his famous duffle cloak for other garments as players make their approach by new levels,” “Paddington Run” will be done accessible for iPhone, iPad, iPad touch, Android and Windows Phone.
It underscores dual core strategies, stressed by Vivendi conduct Vincent Bollore, during Vivendi and Studiocanal, partial of a Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group. One is synergy: Gameloft and The Copyrights Group are both Vivendi companies.
The other is a 360-degree exploitation, Hollywood-style, of franchises. Released in 2014, a Studiocanal-financed, distributed and sole “Paddington” warranted some $300 million worldwide, including $76.3 million in a U.S., creation it Studiocanal’s biggest earner ever and a highest-grossing family film done outward Hollywood. But if a association doesn’t possess a diversion and merchandising rights, it’s withdrawal income on a table.
The second “Paddington” film rolls out worldwide from Nov. 10.
DISNEY, TV AZTECA, BTF MEDIA, SPACE UNVEIL ‘EL CESAR’
“Until we Met You,” a hugely successful Juan Gabriel biographical array — that speedy Disney to thrust into a prolongation of strange array in Latin America — might have a successor.
Producers Disney Media Distribution Latin America, TV Azteca and BTF Media — quick rising as a pivotal prolongation association in Latin America — have denounced during a press discussion in Mexico City “El Cesar,” a story of a arise and tumble of real-life Mexican fighting fable Julio Cesar Chavez.
Space releases a array in Latin America on Sept. 18, followed by Azteca 7 in Mexico and Telemundo in a U.S. Disney Media Distribution handles general distribution.
Bio-series are proliferating in Latin America. This looks, however, like one of a weightiest.
PIRACY STILL CONSTRAINS MUSIC INDUSTRY GROWTH (REPORT)
The International Federation of a Phonographic Industry (IFPI), a tellurian available song attention body, has reported rising trade sales for a second uninterrupted year, with sum revenues augmenting 5.9% to $15.6 billion in 2016. But in a news expelled this week, a London-based Enders Analysis projects a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for a tellurian available song attention of only 2.3% to 2021.
Growth in streaming revenues this year absolutely outweighed descending purchases in many countries save, of biggest markets, Japan. But “the marketplace stays awash with giveaway music,” a news claimed. It added: “Streaming trade income expansion could be aloft still if a attention finds a resolution to robbery by technological or regulatory means, obviating a need for a ad-funded compromise.”
CHILE SENDS ’A FANTASTIC WOMAN’ TO OSCARS
Sebastian Lelio’s transgender play “A Fantastic Woman” has been comparison by Chile as a entrance for a foreign-language Oscar race. Other contestants have been entered recently by Lithuania, Colombia and Egypt.
Sony Pictures Classics acquired Lelio’s film going into a Berlin Film Festival, where it played in competition, winning a screenplay esteem and a Teddy Award for best LGBT-themed film. Lelio’s latest pic “Disobedience” recently premiered in Toronto.
Meanwhile, Lithuania has sent Sharunas Bartas’ Ukraine War play “Frost,” starring Vanessa Paradis, Colombia has picked Ivan D. Gaona’s contempo Western “Guilty Men,” and Egypt is subsidy Amr Salama’s “Sheikh Jackson,” about an Islamic minister with a passion for Michael Jackson.