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From ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’: How Big IP...

Variety reports: "For years, rumors persisted that Lucasfilm was developing movies based on “Star Wars” characters Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. But by 2018,...

Netflix Nabs Streaming Rights to Sony’s Feature Films Beginning In 2022

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Unlike Disney, NBCUniversal and ViacomCBS, Sony notably has not launched a direct-to-consumer streaming service to compete with Netflix. Instead, the...

Why Some on Wall Street Want AT&T and Comcast to Spin...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The conglomerates, whose biggest financial contributors are telecom assets, continue to bet on the benefits of owning content and distribution...

ViacomCBS Buys Chilevision From WarnerMedia

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "ViacomCBS Networks International has acquired the Chilevisión TV network and library from WarnerMedia as parent AT&T continues to sell off...

Sony Music Acquires Brazil’s Som Livre In $250 Million Deal

Digital Music News reports: "Sony Music has acquired Rio de Janeiro-based indie-music company Som Livre in an approximately $252 million (R$1.44 billion) deal." Read more

BTS Label Owner HYBE Merges With Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings for...

Variety reports: "HYBE, the company formerly known as Big Hit Entertainment, which is home to BTS, the South Korean pop group, has merged with...

Deluxe Acquires Sony Electronics’ New Media Solutions Division

Deadline reports: "Entertainment tech stalwart Deluxe has acquired Sony New Media Solutions, a division of Sony Electronics, in a deal the company says will...

Triller Finally Forges Licensing Agreement With Music Publishers

Variety reports: "Triller, the short-form video app, has struck a licensing agreement with the National Music Publishers’ Association, which represents most American music publishers." Read...

Snap Games Unveils Multi-Game Partnership With European Developer Gismart

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Snap Games unveiled on Wednesday a multi-game, cross-platform partnership with European developer and publisher Gismart to launch its second game Crazy...

BMG, KKR to Partner on Music Rights Acquisitions

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Amid a music catalog deal gold rush, Bertelsmann's music giant and the investment firm want to "deliver a compelling solution...