Tony Bancroft

‘Mulan’ Helmer Bancroft to Direct Chinese Musical, ‘Songhua’

Mulan and Animal Crackers helmer Tony Bancroft has signed on to direct the musical Songhua, a Chinese animated feature. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony on day two ... Continue Reading →
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+ A new poster for Warner Bros.’ upcoming feature The LEGO Ninjago Movie has been released. The feature will be released in theaters Sept. 22. + Tonko House will be expanding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 3′ Races Past ‘Wonder Woman’ at the Box Office

Pixar’s Cars 3 raced to the front of the pack at this weekend’s box office with an opening-weekend domestic gross of $54 million and a foreign take of $21million for a $75 ... Continue Reading →
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+ Family Guy paid tribute to the late Adam West with a repeat airing Sunday night of a recent episode featuring his character, Mayor West, winning an auction for a medieval-themed restaurant. ... Continue Reading →
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TRIBUTE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti lit up the sky Thursday night to remember late Batman star and voice actor Adam West. SEQUEL: Reel FX and director Jorge Gutierrez announced ... Continue Reading →
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Mazinger Z Creators Detail Feature Plan at Annecy

Mazinger Z anime creator Go Nagai, Dynamic Planning producer Ichinao Nagai (and Nagai’s nephew) and Yu Kanemaru (producer at Toei Animation) presented plans at Annecy for a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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FESTS: The Tokyo International Film Festival will this year present a section on the work of animator Keiichi Hara. It will feature Hara’s major films, including Summer Days with ... Continue Reading →
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+ Disney XD’s Star vs. the Forces of Evil is getting a new main title sequence for its third season and a TV movie event titled “The Battle for Mewni” premiering July ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Teases ‘Frozen’ Short Attached to Pixar’s ‘Coco’

Walt Disney Animation Studios returns to the world of its hit Frozen, releasing a trailer for the featurette Olaf’s Frozen Adventure that will play in front of Pixar’s Coco ... Continue Reading →
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Folivari Picks Up Partners for Three Feature Projects

Didier Brunner’s Folivari and Studiocanal have teamed up for two animated feature projects: a sequel to the Oscar-nominated Ernest & Celestine and the feature SamSam, The ... Continue Reading →