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Netflix Loses Bid To Dismiss $25 Million Lawsuit Over 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'

On Tuesday, Netflix lost a bid to escape a lawsuit brought by the trademark owner of "Choose Your Own Adventure" over the 2018 immersive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The series' original publisher, Chooseco, sued the company early last year for $25 million in damages, as the company says that Netflix's new movie benefits from association with the Choose Your Own Adventure series, without the company ever receiving the trademark. From Hollywood Reporter: According to the plaintiff, it has bee...
Tags: Hollywood, Tech, Fox, Netflix, Charlie Brooker, Rogers, U S District Court, Grimaldi, William Sessions, Chooseco, Bandersnatch


New ‘Black Mirror’ trailer features Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie… and more dystopia

“Black Mirror” is coming back for its fifth season to once again show us why technology’s progress means we can no longer have nice things. The new season will tell three stories written by Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. Featured performers include Anthony Mackie, Miley Cyrus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Topher Grace, Damson Idris, Andrew Scott, Nicole Beharie, Pom Klementieff, Angourie Rice, Madison Davenport and Ludi Lin. The last “Black Mirror” feature to appear on Netflix was the intera...
Tags: TC, Actors, Tech, Netflix, Musicians, Choose Your Own Adventure, Miley Cyrus, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Variety, Cyrus, Annabel Jones, Ludi Lin, Chooseco, Bandersnatch, Miley Cyrus Anthony Mackie


Play a Choose Your Own Adventure on Alexa speakers

Bring stories to life on your smart speaker as you become a character in audiobooks on Alexa. Amazon’s Alexa speakers have just gotten more fun with Choose Your Own Adventure books launching through Audible. Using Alexa’s voice control you can take part in interactive stories and decide how the tale you’re listening to happens. Chooseco have launched 2 of their Choose Your Own Adventure stories to life through Amazon Alexa: The Abominable Snowman and Journey Under The Sea. To start you...
Tags: Amazon, Music, Tech, Speaker, Choose Your Own Adventure, Alexa, Audiobook, Audible, Amazon Alexa, Alexa Amazon, Smart Speaker, Chooseco


Audible Releases Choose Your Own Adventure Books as Alexa Skills

CYOA Choose Your Own Adventure-style books are a staple of youth reading that brought heroic wins and tragic endings to many children. Now you can listen to your choice play out with new Amazon skills from Audible. If you grew up reading Choose Your Own Adventure style books from Chooseco, you’d distinctly remember keeping your thumb and index finger on previous pages in case you made the wrong choice (again). Simple and straight forward stories would frequently pause and present you with t...
Tags: Amazon, Crafts, Alexa, Alexa Skills, Chooseco


Netflix Sued By 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Publishers Over Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Polygon: Netflix's first interactive movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch makes no bones about its Choose Your Own Adventure inspiration, and that's reportedly caught the eye of the series' original publisher. Chooseco, a publishing company specializing in children's books, is suing Netflix for infringing on the company's "Choose Your Own Adventure" trademark. According to the official complaint, Netflix has been in negotiations with Chooseco over a license ...
Tags: Tech, Netflix, Chooseco


“Choose Your Own Adventure” Owner Files Lawsuit Against Netflix Over ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’

Netflix’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch got a lot of people talking when the interactive movie debuted on the streaming platform two weeks ago, but it also drew the attention of Chooseco, LLC, the children’s book publisher who owns the “Choose Your Own Adventure” trademark. Chooseco filed a lawsuit in federal court today, saying that Netflix infringed on their trademark and is “causing confusion, tarnishing, denigrating, and diluting the distinct quality of the Choose Your Own Adventure mark.” Rea...
Tags: Movies, Legal, Fox, Netflix, Choose Your Own Adventure, Black Mirror, Chooseco LLC, Chooseco, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Netflix Over Black Mirror, Stefan Butler Fionn Whitehead


Netflix has been smacked with a lawsuit over 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' that claims it 'tarnishes' the 'choose your own adventure' trademark

Children's book publisher Chooseco filed a lawsuit against Netflix on Friday for trademark infringement over the use of "choose your own adventure" in its interactive movie, "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch." The lawsuit claimed that the "grim content" and "dark and violent themes" of "Bandersnatch" "tarnishes" the "choose your own adventure" trademark. The suit alleged Netflix pursued a license in 2016, but never received it after ongoing negotiations over a number of years. Netflix's new interac...
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Black Mirror, Vermont, Business Insider, Butler, Davies, BANDER, Netflix s Black Mirror, Chooseco, Bandersnatch, Stefan Butler


Netflix faces $25 million lawsuit over ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’

If you watched Netflix’s latest ‘Black Mirror’ production, there’s no doubt it reminded you of the “Choose Your Own Adventure” books. Now, the publisher that owns the trademark to “Choose Your Own Adventure,” Chooseco, LLC, is suing Netflix. The publisher is alleging trademark infringement, The Hollywood Reporter first reported. In the complaint, Chooseco says Netflix “used the mark willfully and intentionally to capitalize on viewers’ nostalgia for the original book series from the 1980s and...
Tags: TC, Entertainment, Tech, Netflix, Black Mirror, Hollywood Reporter, Chooseco LLC, Chooseco, Bandersnatch, Bandersnatch Chooseco


Fox Making ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Film With ‘CtrlMovie’ Technology [Updated]

During 20th Century Fox’s presentation at CinemaCon this morning in Las Vegas, the studio announced that they’re licensing something called CtrlMovie, an interactive technology that gives audiences “the opportunity to interact and collaborate with a story in a brand new way, actually allowing them to choose what happens next and see the consequences of those choices play out on the big screen.” The studio is developing a Choose Your Own Adventure movie that will use that technology. Read more a...
Tags: Movies, Fox, Roger Ebert, Choose Your Own Adventure, Exhibition, Las Vegas, 20th Century Fox, Greg Berlanti, John Fox, Bob Gale, Cinemacon, John Davis, Sarah Schechter, Shannon Gilligan, Bejan, Peter Sciretta


20th Century Fox Taps Kino’s CtrlMovie for Choose Your Own Adventure

20th Century Fox taps Kino’s CtrlMovie for Choose Your Own Adventure 20th Century Fox announced today at CinemaCon that they are licensing Kino Industries’ CtrlMovie technology for the studio’s upcoming film, Choose Your Own Adventure. The patented technology will allow in-theater audiences to control the characters’ actions throughout the film using the app developed and created by Kino. This is the first film in a potential multi-film partnership utilizing this innovative technology. The fi...
Tags: Movies, Fox, Twentieth Century Fox, Greg Berlanti, John Fox, Kino, Cinemacon, John Davis, Mike Ireland, Sarah Schechter, Shannon Gilligan, Movie News, Chris Aronson, Berlanti Productions, Kino Industries, Fox Taps Kino