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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Star Wars’ Toon Rumored, Robert Burns Reanimated, Mark Hamill on Anime, & More

Lucasfilm May Already Be Hiring for the Next Animated ‘Star Wars’ Show A vacancy post on LinkedIn for a new Episodic Director for an animated series is starting to solidify ... Continue Reading →
My Brother the Monster

Trailer: Mexico’s Gasolina Studios Teases ‘My Brother the Monster’

Mexico City-based Gasolina Studios has just released a teaser trailer to its 2D animated series project My Brother the Monster — a charming concept about the power of friendship ... Continue Reading →
Deadpool in Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man

Production on Glover Bros. FXX ‘Deadpool’ Toon Underway

Production has kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia on the new Marvel’s Deadpool adult-targeted animated series for FXX, created by local entertainment pros (and brothers) Donald Glover ... Continue Reading →
Ezra Cooperstein

Ezra Cooperstein Named President of Rooster Teeth

Pioneering executive Ezra Cooperstein is taking on the role of President of Austin-based Rooster Teeth as the multifaceted media/entertainment company and online community of more than ... Continue Reading →
Cinesite CEO, Antony Hunt

Cinesite Secures $70M Financing Package from Pemberton

Cinesite Studios has completed a long-term financial plan with diversified asset manager Pemberton, which will provide an initial funding chunk of $40 million to cover the group’s ... Continue Reading →
Lissa Evans

Lissa Evans’ ‘Wed Wabbit’ Hopping to Screens with Locksmith Animation

London-based CG feature studio Locksmith Animation has optioned the rights to Lissa Evans’ children’s novel Wed Wabbit, and will be turning the critically lauded comedy-adventure ... Continue Reading →
Coco

‘Coco’ Scores Double Production Design, Editing Award Wins Over Weekend

Disney-Pixar’s latest cinematic triumph Coco continues to rack up honors and nods of recognition from craft organizations across the motion picture industry. Over the weekend, ... Continue Reading →
Lin-Manuel Miranda [Photo: Jesse Dittmar/Redux]

Sony Moves Lin-Manuel Miranda Project ‘Vivo’ Up

If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get the tunes from Moana out of your head, you’ll be pleased to hear that the animation world’s next dose of Lin-Manuel ... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Puss in Boots

Clips: What’s Shaking in ‘Puss in Boots’ S6?

The sixth season of DreamWorks Animation Television’s Daytime Emmy Award-winning series The Adventures of Puss in Boots is bringing the be-whiskered hero back to streaming. New episodes ... Continue Reading →
Negative Space

ShortsTV to Release Oscar-Nominated Shorts on Feb. 9

ShortsTV (www.shorts.tv) has teamed up with Magnolia Pictures to once again offer cinephiles around the world the chance to catch all the short film Academy Awards contenders on the ... Continue Reading →