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Netflix acquires 25 Quebec films from eOne library

The streamer has picked up Canadian rights to films from Denis Villeneuve, Jean-Marc Vallée and Ricardo Trogi as part of the deal, with films set to release starting in July.

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Deals: FilmRise, Go Button Media, eOne

Heartland makes the leap to AVOD in the U.S., Autentic’s new copro with Toronto’s Go Button Media and PJ Masks soars to new markets.

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In brief: Hasbro to sell eOne Music to U.S. investment firm

WIFT Toronto adds three new members to its board of directors and horror festival Blood in the Snow launches a development lab for underrepresented voices.

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Spacetoon snags two eOne shows

The broadcaster has picked up Transformers and Power Rangers content for MENA.

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Burden of Truth comes to a close after four seasons

In a statement, CBC’s Sally Catto said the pubcaster respects the team’s wishes to end the series “as their story reaches what they feel is a natural conclusion.”

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Peppa Pig renewed, creative re-org underway

Entertainment One has greenlit 104 new episodes of the iconic preschool show, and original creators Astley Baker Davies will hand the reins over to animation studio Karrot.

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Entertainment One reducing film, TV teams by 10%

The layoffs were revealed by an internal memo from Steve Bertram, president, film and television, and impact teams in “several territories.”

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FOX acquires two seasons of Diggstown

Diggstown has become the latest Canadian series picked up for U.S. broadcast in the 2020/21 season in a deal brokered by rights holder eOne.

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TV adaptation of Risk board game in the works at eOne

Hasbro-owned eOne has inked a first-look, multi-year television deal with House of Cards creator Beau Willimon and Jordan Tappis.

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Corus slates eOne’s Project Bakeover for winter 2021

Fronted by Steve Hodge and Tiffany Pratt, the show is eOne’s first cooking show since Chopped Canada, which went off the air nearly four years ago.

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CMF @ 10: Building blocks of an industry

Jocelyn Hamilton, Virginia Rankin and Blair Powers discuss how their companies have built momentum, relationships and revenue streams on the back of financial support from the public-private funder.

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Nurses travelling to the U.S. for NBC

Following Transplant‘s pick up, the Toronto-set medical drama from eOne and ICF Films has joined the network’s primetime lineup.