Streaming platforms in every single place proceed to snap up no matter IP’s they will in hopes of getting an edge on the competitors. As increasingly more movies are set to premiere on streaming providers as unique choices, it behooves everybody with a platform to get their palms on one thing that may’t be seen anyplace else, and nobody is extra prolific within the area of exclusives than Netflix, which has now has acquired the upcoming My Little Pony movie.
The streaming large, as one of many first providers to rise to prominence, has for a few years been perfecting the artwork of buying, bankrolling, and creating unique characteristic movies and TV reveals, and has solely lately confronted competitors from the likes of Disney and Warner Bros. They are not taking place with out a combat, nonetheless, and the corporate has lately acquired one thing that can go over massive with youthful audiences.
The My Little Pony franchise has been a success with kids, notably younger ladies, ever because the unique toy line got here out. Since then, the IP has had a number of generations of TV reveals, movies, books, and extra, and has maintained a reasonably constant stage of recognition. So, after all, Hasbro has been plugging away on a CG movie within the franchise, which was set to launch to theaters in cooperation with Paramount.
That was the plan till Netflix got here in, nonetheless, and supplied up sufficient cash to persuade Hasbro to launch the movie to the streamer as a substitute. My Little Pony will now be distributed worldwide by Netflix, aside from China, and the service plans to unveil the characteristic movie later this 12 months.
Netflix has been pushing closely into the sector of animated content material, investing in each anime and western animation. This transfer follows the corporate’s announcement of each a set of animated originals, in addition to acquisitions like The Spongebob Film: Sponge On the Run.
This newest My Little Pony movie is ready to be a soft-reboot of kinds, meant to introduce a brand new era of children to the world of Equestria and the franchise. It intends to be a household film for all ages that includes colourful characters and lighthearted enjoyable, so it must be a pleasant addition to the Netflix catalog when it lastly arrives.
My Little Pony is anticipated to debut on Netflix later in 2021.