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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Trollhunters’ Art & Clip, ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ Gets ‘GoT’ Helmer, Nora Twomey Talks ‘Breadwinner,’ & More

Matt Shakman to Direct TriStar’s ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ Adaptation The live-action/hybrid adaptation of Norton Juster’s classic kids’ book is scripted ... Continue Reading →
The Little Prince

Content Platform Mediawan Eyes Buy of ‘Little Prince’ Studio ON

Indie European audiovisual content platform Mediawan has entered exclusive talks with the shareholders of ON Kids & Family — a respected player in kids’ animation production ... Continue Reading →
Dragon Ball

Toei Enters Production on 20th ‘Dragon Ball’ Movie

Toei Animation has officially announced the 20th feature film in its globally popular Dragon Ball franchise during Japan’s Jump Festa anime and manga con. The latest movie will ... Continue Reading →
Clay Time

Superights Picks Up Pre-K Series ‘Clay Time’ for Worldwide

Superights has acquired worldwide distribution rights for Clay Time (30 x 3 min. + 20 x 1’30″), an animated edutainment series that inspires kids ages 3-5 to get crafty. ... Continue Reading →
Despicable Me 3

Animated Features Factor Amid Song and Score Oscar Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 70 songs are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards, and 141 Original ... Continue Reading →
Dear Basketball

‘Dear Basketball’ Gets Lauched on go90

Acclaimed animated short Dear Basketball arrived Monday on Verizon’s go90 streaming service, in partnership with Granity Studios and Believe Entertainment Group. The 5-minute ... Continue Reading →
Our Cartoon President

Trailer: Showtime Dates Premiere of Colbert’s ‘Our Cartoon President’

Showtime has set a premiere date for US politics lampoon toon Our Cartoon President from Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht. Greenlit back in July, the 10-episode, half-hour series will ... Continue Reading →
Oscar Isaac

MGM Sets ‘Addams Family’ for 2019; Oscar Isaac in Talks for Gomez

MGM has announced that its animated The Addams Family feature film will be released on October 11, 2019 — just in time for Halloween! Based on the classic cartoons by Charles ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: SIGGRAPH Now ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Join Weta Visual Effects Supervisor Anders Langlands as he discusses the body and facial performance capture used to create ... Continue Reading →
Meow Wolf Galaga Chronicles

The Nuttery Teams with Meow Wolf for ‘Galaga Chronicles’

The Nuttery Entertainment has joined forces with creative powerhouse Meow Wolf to develop Galaga Chronicles, an animated series based on the cult-classic BANDAI NAMCO game, announced ... Continue Reading →