Awesome Media & Entertainment launches publishing imprint ‘Awesome Reads’

September 25, 2018

Awesome Media & Entertainment, the IP and production company founded by writer-producer Jeff Norton, is launching a new publishing imprint Awesome Reads. Former Managing Director of Simon and Schuster Children’s UK Ingrid Selberg is joining to oversee the company as Director of Publishing. Awesome Reads will publish 3-4 books a year with a focus on […]

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After Sacred Games, Netflix unveils ‘Baahubali: Before the Beginning’ web series

August 7, 2018

In what could be termed as good news for Mahismati fans, American online video streaming service Netflix has announced a new original series, based on the global blockbuster franchise, Baahubali that will explore the journey of Sivagami in a prequel to the SS Rajamouli’s two-part blockbuster. The series will be directed by SS Rajamouli, Deva Katta, […]

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The Fault In Our Stars to be adapted as ‘Kizie Aur Manny’ in Bollywood. Details inside

July 9, 2018

To all the book lovers in India! The much-awaited book adaption of the famous Hollywood novel and film “The Fault in our Stars” has already begun. Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi will play the lead in the upcoming Bollywood remake of the popular book. The Hindi film has been titled ‘Kizie Aur […]

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Penguin Random House India releases ‘Little Things’ book

June 27, 2018

Dice Media, a division of Pocket Aces has launched its first book, Little Things, in association with Penguin Random House India. Little Things stars popular digital media actors Dhruv Sehgal and Mithila Palkar. Little Things, a web series created by Pocket Aces under their channel Dice Media is a slice-of-life romantic comedy series that chronicles […]

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ITV Studios lines up magazine activity for ‘PINY, Institute Of New York’

May 2, 2018

ITV Studios Global Entertainment, UK Licensing Agent for the animated kid’s series PINY, co-produced by Ánima Kitchent and Famosa Animation, is lining up magazine publishing activity to kick off in May 2018. A deal with Mixit magazine, from DJ Murphy, will see six exciting features across the next 12 months starting May 2018 from branded […]

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Titan to adapt ‘The Beatles and Yellow Submarine’ into graphic novel

April 24, 2018

Caroline Mickler Ltd, has announced that comics publisher Titan will be adapting the classic film ‘The Beatles Yellow Submarine’ into a graphic novel. Mickler manages the UK licensing programme for both ‘The Beatles’ and ‘Yellow Submarine’ (together with Apple Corps) The global deal was brokered by Bravado International in the US. The new book will […]

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Dark Horse to publish ‘Terminator: Sector War’ comics

March 31, 2018

Creative Licensing and Dark Horse Comics have partnered for a new comic book series, reports Global Licensing. The series is based on the Terminator film franchise and titled “Terminator: Sector War.” The new comics will focus on a second Terminator who has been sent to 1984 New York City to take out Lucy Castro, a […]

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Bloomsbury announces global publishing programme with Technicolor for ‘The Deep’

March 22, 2018

Bloomsbury announced a publishing partnership with Technicolor to create a series of books based on the hugely popular animated show ‘The Deep’ on March 21. In a deal brokered by licensing agent CPLG, a DHX Media company, Bloomsbury will produce a range of books for the animated show, including young fiction, official handbooks and activity-based […]

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Awesome options media rights to Gillian Best’s debut novel ‘The Last Wave’

March 20, 2018

Awesome Media & Entertainment Ltd. (Awesome), the creative content company founded by writer-producer Jeff Norton has optioned the media rights to debut novel ‘The Last Wave’. Written by award-winning, Bristol-based Gillian Best and published by House of Anansi Press, ‘The Last Wave’ won rave reviews in North America and has become a book club favourite, […]

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Disney inks three-year bilingual book deal with BuzzPop

March 13, 2018

Disney Consumer Products has partnered with BuzzPop, and inked a multi-year deal for a slate of bilingual books featuring a multitude of Disney characters. The book series will also aim to appeal to new language learners and bilingual readers. In addition, the books will introduce new concepts including numbers, colors and simple words and new […]

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