Entertainment One (eOne) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) announced a multi-year, multi-territory deal that will see UPHE distribute eOne’s titles across transactional physical and digital formats.
Perennial children’s favourite “Peppa Pig” and television revenue helped Entertainment One to more than double its full-year profit to £78 million despite a 4% fall in revenue to £1.05 billion.
Driven by rising sales of “Peppa Pig”, Entertainment One said it expects total sales its family division to have grown by 50% in its latest financial year.
Amazon UK Prime Video will stream Tobey Maguire chess movie “Pawn Sacrifice” on Aug. 13, the first time it has had a movie day and date with its theatrical release — by eOne — in the country.
“La La Land”-distributor Entertainment One said it will take a £47 million one-off hit for the financial year ended March 31 as a result of restructuring of its film distribution activities.