Quick News: LAIKA, Netflix, Zola, Dune, Pearl

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

LAIKA
Fathom Events is teaming with LAIKA, Shout! Factory, and Park Circus for re-release screenings of animated films “Coraline” and “ParaNorman” to celebrate the 15th anniversary of LAIKA Studios. The two films will be presented with exclusive bonus content. Coraline” returns on August 24th, “ParaNorman” on November 16th. [Source: Fathom]

Netflix Gaming
Netflix will reportedly expand its streaming service to include video games in the next year. Former Electronic Arts and Facebook executive, Mike Verdu, has been hired to head up the project. At this point in the planning, it’s tipped that games won’t cost extra. More hires are expected in coming months. [Source: Bloomberg]

Zola
Following its release in cinemas over the July 4th weekend, art-house smash “Zola” is racing home to VOD fast. The feature will be available to rent on-demand for $19.99 starting Friday, July 23rd – just

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