SPAC-tacular: 10 Media and Entertainment SPACs to Watch

Big bucks and big names — from former Disney streaming exec Kevin Mayer to Shaquille O’Neal — are fueling the SPAC boom

SPACs are clearly having a moment, with a new blank check company backed by either a celebrity or Hollywood power player — sometimes, both — emerging seemingly on a daily basis.

If you’re having a hard time keeping track, don’t sweat it, because there have been a lot of media and entertainment-focused SPACs that’ve launched in the last few months. And whether it’s Shaquille O’Neal teaming up with former Disney and TikTok executive Kevin Mayer, pop star Ciara, or ex-Netflix VP Cindy Holland and ex-Hulu CEO Randy Freer entering the space, there have been plenty of heavy hitters getting in on the SPAC action.

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Sean Burch

Sean Burch

Tech reporter • sean.burch@thewrap.com • @seanb44