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Anime Legend Miyazaki Returns to the Director’s Chair Studio Ghibli has confirmed that its co-founder Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement (again) to work on a new animated ... Continue Reading →
My Little Pony: The Movie

Hasbro Ponies Up First-Look Image for ‘MLP: The Movie’

On the heels — err, hooves? — of the first teaser trailer, Hasbro Studios is treating fans to a never-before-seen image from My Little Pony: The Movie — and it notable ... Continue Reading →
Lupin the 3rd Part 4

‘Lupin the 3rd Part 4′ Steals to Adult Swim June 17

TMS Entertainment USA is sending the latest installment of one of its most popular anime franchises, Lupin the 3rd Part 4, to air on Adult Swim starting June 17. The 26 x half-hour ... Continue Reading →
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Bonhams & TCM to Auction Disney Animation Art Treasure Trove

On June 5, esteemed auction house Bonhams together with Turner Classic Movies will present “An Important Animation Art Collection, The Property of a Gentleman,” featuring ... Continue Reading →
Ben 10

CN Plans Second Season, New Games for ‘Ben 10′

Cartoon Network has given its hit alien-action adventure Ben 10 the go-ahead for a second season, as well as new console and mobile games and other immersive initiatives that will bring ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania: The Series

‘Hotel Transylvania: The Series’ Debuts on Disney June 25

It’s official: Hotel Transylvania: The Series has set its Disney Channel premiere for Sunday, June 25 at 8 p.m.ET/PT. The 26 x 22 min. series is based on the blockbuster film ... Continue Reading →
One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes

‘Bad Jokes 2′ Chinese Release Announced at Cannes

Representatives from Wanda Media, Tencent Pictures, Joy Pictures and U17 gathered together in Cannes to jointly announce the release date of One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2, and to ... Continue Reading →
P. King Duckling

UYoung Greenlights ‘P. King Ducking’ Season 2, Signs Licensing Agents

UYoung has announced that a second 52 x 11 min. season of preschool comedy series P. King Duckling has been greenlit. Currently in development, the new batch of episodes are expected ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
Rainbow Crow

Baobab Studios VR Projects Screen at Cannes, Annecy

Baobab Studios is showcasing two new animated virtual reality storytelling experiences at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and June’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival: ... Continue Reading →
SpacePOP

Genius & Fathom Team for ‘SpacePOP’ Theatrical Event

Genius Brands International is partnering with Fathom Events for a special one-night cinematic screening of SpacePOP: Not Your Average Princess — a feature-length compilation ... Continue Reading →
CHF Executive Team

Simon Hall Departs CHF, New Exec Committee in Place

Family entertainment firm CHF Media Group Ltd. announces that Simon Hall has stepped down as Managing Director, having held the post since the Group’s formation in 2011. While he ... Continue Reading →
Animal Crackers

Arclight’s ‘Animal Crackers’ on the Menu at Cannes

Animated family adventure Animal Crackers is making its Cannes market debut through worldwide sales manager Arclight Films. The CG flick features an all-star voice cast including Emily ... Continue Reading →
100% Wolf

Studio 100 Lets the Fur Fly at Cannes with ‘100% Wolf’

Munich-based Studio 100 Film will present a new, comedic take on horror movie classics at this year’s Marché du Film in Cannes with 100% Wolf — a CG family feature based on ... Continue Reading →
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins ‘DuckTales’ Reboot Cast

The irrepressible creative force commonly known as Lin-Manuel Miranda (creator of Broadway’s Hamilton, composer of Disney’s Moana) has joined the voice cast of the new DuckTales ... Continue Reading →
Regular Show

TBS Greenlights ‘Close Enough’ from J.G. Quintel

Turner’s TBS is continuing its push to cultivate an original animation slate with the announcement that a new series from Regular Show creator J.G. Quintel, titled Close Enough, has ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘The Mummy’ Official Trailer No. 3 Tom Cruise is cursed to live in a world of Japanese horror-movie inspired dark gods and suspiciously cut abs (fess up, VFX houses: which ... Continue Reading →
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Global Talent-Hungry UK VFX Industry Opposes Conservative Manifesto

Per the UK Screen Alliance, employers in the nation’s visual effects industry have voiced opposition to the proposal in the Conservative Party’s manifesto to double the Immigration ... Continue Reading →
Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games

Studio 100 Teases ‘Maya the Bee 2’, New Territories Signed

Studio 100 Film has released a new teaser trailer for its upcoming theatrical feature Maya the Bee – The Honey Games in the nick of time for the Cannes film market. The Munich-based ... Continue Reading →
A Stork’s Journey

‘A Stork’s Journey’ Soars on Google Play June 1

Lionsgate is bringing A Stork’s Journey home on June 1 as the CG-animated family comedy bows on Google Play in the US and Canada — available for free until June 28. The digital ... Continue Reading →