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Comic-Book Movie/TV News Bytes

+ Ryan Reynolds is closing a deal to star in Fox/Marvel’s X-Men spin-off Deadpool, which is set for Feb. 12, 2016. Reynolds played the character in 2009′s X-Men Origins: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Dominates WGA Animation Noms

The Writers Guild of America have released the list of nominations for the 2015 Writers Guild Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio and promotional ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen Fever’ Opens with ‘Cinderella’ March 13

Disney’s all new short Frozen Fever, which reunites the CG stars of its Oscar winning feature, will open in theaters in front of the studio’s live-action fairy-tale Cinderella ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justice League: Throne of Atlantis’ Arrives January 27

DC’s main man from the bounding main Aquaman joins up with the newly formed Justice League — Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman — in the all new Warner Bros. Animation ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Commissions ‘Tree Fu Tom’ Season 3

The U.K.’s CBeebies has commissioned a third 20 x 22 season of preschool adventure series Tree Fu Tom, set to debut in 2016. The CBeebies in-house and FremantleMedia Kids & ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mofy’ Season 2 Launches, Season 3 on the Way

Following the successful launch of the first 26-episode season, Italy’s Rai Fiction and partners Sony Creative Products, ZDF Enterprises and Florence-based Misseri Studio have ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Town Antitrust Suits Consolidated

It’s official: the three class-action suits brought against Sony, Disney, DreamWorks Animation and other animation studios over alleged anti-poaching and wage-fixing agreements ... Continue Reading →
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NBC Teases Stop-Mo ‘Elf’ Special

The hyperactive pop culture icon brought to life by Will Ferrell in the hit holiday film Elf (and reinvented for Broadway in Elf: The Musical) will make his animation debut this month, ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Family Unwraps MLP Christmas Special

Discovery Family will kick off its on air holiday programming line-up with the premiere of My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas on December 13 at 7 p.m./6 CT. The one-hour animated ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘Congress,’ New ‘Simpsons’ on Disc

The pre-holiday home entertainment onslaught offers a number of eclectic options for animation and vfx enthusiasts this week. Topping our lists are sci-fi hybrid The Congress and a ... Continue Reading →