‘Coco’ Writer Matthew Aldrich to Oversee ‘Narnia’ Projects for Netflix

Netflix has hired “Coco” screenwriter Matthew Aldrich to oversee its live-action adaptations of C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia” book series as films and TV shows. Aldrich will serve as a creative architect on all projects under the deal. He most recently co-wrote “Coco” with Adrian Molina for Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. The film […]

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Grin Acquires WearAway for Undisclosed Sum, WearAway Founder to Oversee Fashion, Beauty, Retail Partnerships

Grin, a Sacramento, Calif.-based influencer marketing technology company has acquired WearAway for an undisclosed sum.
As part of the deal WearAway founder Lee Greene has joined Grin as vice president of partnerships with a focus on fashion, beauty and retail. In the four years since she started WearAway as a rental marketplace and online showroom for influencers to borrow designer apparel and accessories for content and events, the company attracted more than 5,000 members, 7,000 products and 900-plus brands.
WearAway is Grin’s first acquisition. As for whether WearAway will still exist as a site, it hasn’t been decided what Grin will do with the domain, according to Grin’s chief executive officer Brandon Brown. “We’re still trying to figure out how do we integrate those assets into the company and what that looks like,” he said, adding that Grin might potentially absorb Wear and not continue it.
Founded in 2014 as a cross-promotion marketplace for influencers, Grin moved into influencer marketing in May 2017, Brown said. The two companies were connected through a mutual friend who thought the acquisition would be “a really good fit and spoke with the founders,” Greene said. “We immediately connected and really hit it off. I clicked really well

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