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Disney readies local productions for African release

The Walt Disney Company says two projects produced with the aid of local African stakeholders are scheduled to be released in 2016. The film ‘Queen of Katwe’, starring Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyongo, and ABC television series ‘Of Kings and Prophets’ will hit screens next year. Disney is a global family entertainment company with a strong [...]

Walt Disney Africa commissions Urban Brew to produce local show

Urban Brew Studios and Walt Disney Company Africa have signed a production agreement. Urban Brew has been commissioned to adapt Walt Disneys popular telenovela, Violetta, to South African version which will feature three local presenters. The show, I Love Violetta is scheduled for broadcast on 25 September. Disney Channel will air the third season of [...]