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Daily News Bytes: The Joker Origin Flick Planned, ‘Rick & Morty’ vs. Bikini Bottom, Inaugural China Licensing Expo, & More!

The Joker Origin Movie on Deck WB and DC are developing another Batman spinoff following the success of Suicide Squad, according to Deadline. The project will be directed and co-written ... Continue Reading →
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Herotainment & Toonz Launch ‘Smighties’ on YouTube

Herotainment and Toonz Media Group have launched their original animated series Smighties worldwide on YouTube and YouTube Kids. The 39 x 7 min. comedy-adventure debuts with three episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Alpha Group, Man of Action Team for New Series

Alpha Group US — a subsidiary of fast-growing media and toy company Alpha Group — has formed a creative partnership with Ben 10 and Big Hero 6 creators Man of Action Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney Networks to Feature Black History Month Interstitials Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will present a series of “Be Inspired” interstitials hosted by live-action ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ Taxis for Take-Off on KiKA

International preschool hit Super Wings (52 x 11) is heading to Germany with a premiere set for kids’ channel KiKA on January 25, 2017. The show will air daily, Monday to Sunday with ... Continue Reading →
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Int’l Emmy Kids Nominees, Short Form Category Announced

At a MIPCOM press event on Monday, the nominees for the International Emmy Kids Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, totally 28 nominees ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Scores ‘Super Wings’ & Shopkins’ Deals

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced new international partners for colorful kids’ brands Super Wings and Shopkins. Super Wings, co-produced by FunnyFlux Ent., Little Airplane ... Continue Reading →
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brand4rent, White Ball Partner for ‘COSMI Academy’

Licensing agency brand4rent has entered an agreement with White Ball animation studio in Saint Petersburg to promote and license the CG animated series The COSMI Academy in international ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ Takes Flight on Amazon

Streaming service Amazon Prime Video has added Super Wings to its kids’ content offerings in the U.S. this month, thanks to a partnership between New York-based Janson Media and leading ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ Ready for Takeoff with m4e Germany

German brand management and media company m4e AG is taking over licensing and merchandising responsibilities for animated preschool series Super Wings in German-speaking territories ... Continue Reading →