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Daily News Bytes: DuVernay Directing ‘New Gods’, Brad Bird’s ‘The Spirit’ Pencil Test, an Animated Nod to Dementia Nurses & More

Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’ Fresh off the release of her $100 million A Wrinkle in Time adaptation’s release, the acclaimed director ... Continue Reading →
Ready Player One

Trailer: Iron Giant Rises Again in Extended ‘Ready Player One’ Spot

Warner Bros. has released a new, extended trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming immersive-gaming fantasy Ready Player One, showing us more of the OASIS virtual world where pop culture ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

Watch: New ‘Isle of Dogs’ “Cast Interviews” from Wes Anderson

Fox Searchlight has released a new video piece of behind-the-scenes magic for upcoming stop-motion feature Isle of Dogs: “Cast Interviews,” imagined and directed by Wes Anderson. ... Continue Reading →
Fireworks

GKIDS Nabs NorAm Rights to ‘Fireworks’, from ‘Your Name.’ Producer

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to romantic sci-fi/fantasy feature Fireworks, the highest grossing film to date from studio Shaft. The Japanese production’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Byes: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Trailer, HBO Execs Tease ‘Thrones’ Massacre, Nigerian Animation on the Rise & More

’Tala’ Is a Gorgeous 2D Mix of Nature and Animation Melbourne-based developer The Garden Well is creating a beautiful, bugs-eye-view adventure which blends sweet doodle-y cartooning ... Continue Reading →
Artemis Fowl

‘Artemis Fowl’ Production Takes Wing

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has announced the start of production on its adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s best-selling book series, Artemis Fowl. Principal photography has begun, ... Continue Reading →
Dragon Ball

New ‘Dragon Ball’ Movie Unveils First Poster

Fans have been buzzing about the new Dragonball movie poster which was recently unveiled on Twitter. This year, Dragon Ball Super anime will air its final episode and reveal the final ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: LEGO Flash Speeds to Disc, Animafest Selections, Ava DuVernay Irons Out ‘A Wrinkle’ & More

WIA Conversations: Nika Futterman RSVP to reserve your spot at this informative, intimate conversation with the accomplished voice actress, hosted by Amy Ulrich for Women in Animation. ... Continue Reading →
The Bad Guys

DreamWorks Options ‘The Bad Guys’ by Aaron Blabey; Etan Cohen Adapting

DreamWorks Animation has optioned rights to turn best-selling kids’ graphic novel series The Bad Guys into an animated feature. The Scholastic titles are written and illustrated by ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Celebrating Women’s Day with ‘Spirit’, ‘Trolls’ on a Roll, Learn About London Animation & More

Inni Karine Melbye, The Mother of Norwegian Animation 1937-2018 Journalist and friend of the pioneering artist, Nancy Denney-Phelps, remembers Melbye on the occasion of her passing ... Continue Reading →