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‘Despicable Me’ Now the Top Toon Franchise Worldwide

With Gru’s latest adventure having achieved the No. 10 all-time worldwide chart spot, Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me film series (including Minions) has officially ... Continue Reading →

Kabillion Launches Spanish-Language App on Roku

Independently owned kids’ VOD network Kabillion — which recently passed the milestone of being available in 60 million homes — has launched its first Spanish-language ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Confirms Animated ‘Transformers’ in the Pipeline

Hasbro confirmed during its annual Investor Day announcements that its ever popular Transformers property will get an animated feature makeover, produced by its Dublin studio Boulder ... Continue Reading →
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‘Loving Vincent’ Gets New Theatrical Trailer for US Release

Good Deed Entertainment, which as previously announced will be bringing groundbreaking indie animated feature Loving Vincent to US theaters, has unveiled a new official theatrical trailer ... Continue Reading →
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Fight Like a Girl! Nickelodeon Dates Premiere for Nelvana’s ‘Mysticons’

A world of magic, myth and adventure is about to unfold as Nickelodeon readies for the premiere of Mysticons on Monday, August 28 at 4 p.m. ET/PT. The new half-hour animated action ... Continue Reading →
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Wanda Sykes & Portia de Rossi Voice Couple on ‘Doc McStuffins’

Two of Hollywood’s most famous queer women, Wanda Sykes (Black-ish) and Portia de Rossi (Scandal), made a house call with Disney’s Doc McStuffins this weekend, voicing a ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Viral Hit ‘In a Heartbeat,’ Junko Mizuno Exhibit, ‘Black’ Feature Coming & More

’In a Heartbeat’: The Story Behind the Animated Gay Love Short That’s Gone Viral Ringling grads Esteban Bravo and Beth David’s thesis film has garnered an amazing 16 million-plus ... Continue Reading →
Spider-Man: Homecoming

Luma Hatches Vulture for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

As praise for Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming rolls in, the contributing VFX studios are stepping forward to share the secrets to their incredible CG feats. Award-winning creative studio ... Continue Reading →
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4K Media Inks Yu-Gi-Oh! Deals with Funko, GameStop

4K Media, the Konami Digital Ent. subsidiary that manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia, has secured new licensing agreements for the popular anime with collectibles purveyor ... Continue Reading →
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11 Areas Under Sci-Tech Oscar Consideration

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced it has launched 11 distinct scientific and technical investigations in preparation for the Oscars’ Scientific and Technical ... Continue Reading →