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Jamie Foxx May Star in a R-Rated Jim Henson Puppet Movie The Oscar-winning actor is reportedly in early talks to play the lead in The Happytime Murders. Former FEN Execs Launch StoryArc ... Continue Reading →
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‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ Trailer Drops

The first official trailer for Batman: The Killing Joke has arrived — although we still don’t have a firm date for the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment disc & digital release. ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood and AEF Announce 2016 Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce their 2016 Scholarship Program, which is set to award $34,500 in scholarships to local, national and international animation ... Continue Reading →
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GBI Scores New Partners for ‘SpacePOP’

Genius Brands International has signed on a number of new licensing partners for its new music- and fashion-driven tween girls brand, SpacePOP — a colorful series of animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Watership Down’ Mini-Series Get All-Star Cast

Richard Adams’ beloved novel Watership Down continues to inspire new feats of entertainment, with BBC One and Netflix announcing the classic tale will be reinterpreted into a four-part ... Continue Reading →
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All-New ‘Peanuts’ Premiering on Boomerang

A brand-new animated series based on one of the world’s most iconic brands is heading to Boomerang, with Peanuts set to premiere Monday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT. Viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Third ‘Kubo’ Trailer Arrives from LAIKA

LAIKA and Focus Features have released more artwork and an epic new trailer for the summer stop-motion adventure Kubo and the Two Strings, coming to theaters August 19. The new spot ... Continue Reading →
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If Comcast Deal Happens, How Would DWA and Illumination Co-Exist? If the $3 billion-plus acquisition goes through, will Chris Meledandri do for DWA-Illumination what John Lasseter has ... Continue Reading →
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Refreshed ‘Danger Mouse’ Arrives on Netflix in NorAm

North American fans will finally get to binge-watch the warmly received reboot of classic cartoon Danger Mouse, which arrives on Netflix at long last April 29 after premiering on CBBC ... Continue Reading →
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Global Screen Picks Up ‘Bayala’ for Cannes Market

Global Screen has acquired worldwide distribution rights to English-language animated feature Bayala — a new 3D fantasy project aimed at family audiences from the producers of ... Continue Reading →