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Studio 100 and Shout! Ink ‘Maya the Bee’ Movie Deal

Studio 100 Film has announced that its Maya the Bee feature will be buzzing to the North American market thanks to a distribution deal with Shout! Factory. The agreement grants Shout! ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins,’ ‘Minions’ Get New Trailers

The animated spin-off competition heated up this week as new trailers for DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar (out Nov. 26) and Universal-Illuminations’ Minions (July 10,2015) ... Continue Reading →
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Must-See Toons for Halloween

It’s the most spooktacular time of the year! Once you’ve made the rounds, sweated through your greasepaint, racked up way too big of a tab on pumpkin flavored microbrews ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘SpongeBob’ Trailer Gets Real

Nickelodeon and Paramount have debuted a new trailer for the highly anticipated hybrid flick The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, giving fans a broader look at the scope of the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Something Wicked’ Signs Scriptwriter

In keeping with the Halloween vibe, Disney has announced it has reaped a writer for its upcoming adaptation of the Ray Bradbury horror classic Something Wicked This Way Comes. The studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2′ Boosts Quarter for DreamWorks

How to Train Your Dragon 2 has earned more than critical acclaim for DreamWorks Animation — it’s earned a good chunk of change. Enough for the company to beat expectations in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Giovanni’s Island’ Gets Oscar Qualifying Run

Production I.G, the Japanese studio behind A Letter to Momo, has announced it will present an Academy Award-qualifying screening of its latest 2D animated feature, Giovanni’s ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Unveils Slate Through 2019

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in the big-screen adaptation of Doctor Strange, Marvel Studios has announced titles and dates ... Continue Reading →
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Four Voices Added to ‘Norm of the North’ Cast

Splash Entertainment has announced that that it has signed Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), Gabriel Iglesias (The Nut Job, Planes), Colm ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life,’ ‘Boxtrolls’ Hold Up at Box Office

The box office is showing reasonably good returns for mid-budget indie animated features Book of Life and The Boxtrolls. In its second weekend of release, Reel FX and Fox’s Book ... Continue Reading →