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‘Happy Feet 2′ Bravely Battles ‘Twilight’ in Theaters

George Miller’s dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two will be aiming for the family audiences this weekend, before Disney’s The Muppets and Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas steal ... Continue Reading →
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Cosgrove Hall founder Mark Hall Dies at 74

Mark Hall, one of the original founders of award-winning Manchester-based animation house Cosgrove Hall; has passed away after a short illness. Hall, who founded Cosgrove Hall in 1969 ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network to Squeeze ‘The Annoying Orange’

Cartoon Network has acquired the TV rights to the most-watched web series of all-time, The Annoying Orange. Inspired by the viral toon watched by millions on YouTube, a new half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Woody Woodpecker Flies to the Big Screen

Walter Lantz’ hyperactive animated bird Woody Woodpecker will be making his way to the bigscreen, thanks to Chris Meledandri and his team at Universal’s Illumination Entertainment. ... Continue Reading →
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WGAW Honors Animation Writers McDuffie and Kress

Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress will be the recipients of the Writers Guild of America’s 14th Annual Animation Writing Award posthumously at the Animation Writers Caucus Awards tonight ... Continue Reading →
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Fan-Created Assassin Cat to Debut on ‘Adventure Time’

This Monday (Nov. 21) marks the debut episode of a new character, Me-Mow on Adventure Time. This wonderful mini assassin cat was created by a 14-year-old fan of the show from Orange ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Plans for a Super Animated Thanksgiving

Nickelodeon is serving up a Thanksgiving week menu packed with new episodes of favorite toons, specials, movies and marathons. The programming feast kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 23 with ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Buys 50% Stake in Monster Factory

Toronto’s 9 Story Entertainment has acquired a 50 percent interest in toy manufacturer The Monster Factory. “This marks a natural extension of 9 Story’s expertise in IP from ... Continue Reading →
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CN to Air ‘Ben 10/Generator Rex’ Crossover Episode

Two of Cartoon Network’s popular shows will be crossing over on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. In the hour-long special Ben 10 / Generator Rex: Heroes United, two heroic teenagers, Ben ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Buys MacGuff for Illumination Ent.

Universal Pictures has bought French animation studio Mac Guff Ligne for Illumination Entertainment, according to Deadline.com. Illumination and Mac Guff worked together on CG-animated ... Continue Reading →