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F. Murray Abraham Gets Villainous for ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’

Deadline has revealed that Oscar-winning actor F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus, The Grand Budapest Hotel) will be voicing the villain “Grimmel” in upcoming DreamWorks Animation sequel ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation Awards Two Phyllis Craig Scholarships

Women in Animation announces that, for the first time, it has selected two recipients for the Phyllis Craig Scholarship: Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano. The annual award for student ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Cancun: Imira Heads South with 9 New Series

Spain-based Imira Entertainment is landing in Mexico this week with nine new series on offer to buyers at MIP Cancun (www.mipcancun.com). The kids & family content distributor already ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Cancun: Monster Closes Spanish-Language Package Deal

Ahead of its first outing to MIP Cancun (Nov. 15-17, www.mipcancun.com), Monster Entertainment has closed a deal with US media corp Olympusat which will bring much of its catalog to ... Continue Reading →
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Here We Go! ‘Super Mario’ Movie in the Pipes at Illumination

One of the biggest names in videogame history may be returning to the big screen The Wall Street Journal reports that Universal Pictures’ Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ben 10′ from CN ad Outright Games Launches

Fans of hit Cartoon Network animated action series Ben 10 can now embark on a new intergalactic quest with young Ben Tennyson and the 10 incredible alien transformations accessed via ... Continue Reading →
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Danger Stalks the Streets in ‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslight’

The first animated adaptation of DC Elseworlds story will arrive on disc and digital early next year, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment steps back to turn-of-the-century Gotham City ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Gunnar Awards: ‘The Burden’ Takes Fredrikstad Grand Prize

The 2017 Fredrikstad Animation Festival closed over the weekend in the coastal Norwegian city, capped with the annual Golden Gunnar Award ceremony. This year’s Grand Prix went ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Greenlights Science-Fueled Toon ‘D.N.Ace’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has greenlit a new original animated comedy-adventure D.N.Ace, a fun mix of science fiction and science fact aimed at kids ages 6-9. Forty 2 x 11-min. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →