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‘Despicable Me’ Now the Top Toon Franchise Worldwide

With Gru’s latest adventure having achieved the No. 10 all-time worldwide chart spot, Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me film series (including Minions) has officially ... Continue Reading →
Transformers

Hasbro Confirms Animated ‘Transformers’ in the Pipeline

Hasbro confirmed during its annual Investor Day announcements that its ever popular Transformers property will get an animated feature makeover, produced by its Dublin studio Boulder ... Continue Reading →
Loving Vincent

‘Loving Vincent’ Gets New Theatrical Trailer for US Release

Good Deed Entertainment, which as previously announced will be bringing groundbreaking indie animated feature Loving Vincent to US theaters, has unveiled a new official theatrical trailer ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Viral Hit ‘In a Heartbeat,’ Junko Mizuno Exhibit, ‘Black’ Feature Coming & More

’In a Heartbeat’: The Story Behind the Animated Gay Love Short That’s Gone Viral Ringling grads Esteban Bravo and Beth David’s thesis film has garnered an amazing 16 million-plus ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Rob Paulsen Returns, Remembering June, Fresh Clips & More

’Animaniacs’ Star Plots His Comeback After Cancer While the animation community was sad to hear of Andrea Romano’s retirement due to illness this week, her old colleague Rob Paulsen ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge Gutierrez Clicks with LEGO ‘Billion Brick Race’ Flick

Warner Bros. has signed on The Book of Life helmer Jorge Gutierrez to build up its LEGO movie project The Billion Brick Race through development, and take over in the director’s chair. The ... Continue Reading →
Spooky Jack

Blumhouse Teams with DreamWorks for ‘Spooky Jack’

Jason Blum’s horror hit factory Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, The Purge) will make its first foray into animation, taking advantage of its connection to DreamWorks Animation through ... Continue Reading →
One Piece

Sony TV to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a substantial majority in leading anime distributor Funimation Productions, subject to regulatory approval and ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

GKIDS Picks Up ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ for NorAm

Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the highly anticipated debut feature from Japan’s Studio Ponoc will be coming to North American theaters this winter thanks to GKIDS. The deal ... Continue Reading →
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Green Gold Launching New Mumbai Studio Golden Robot

Multiple award-winning Indian studio Green Gold Animation (Chhota Bheem, Mighty Raju) is pursuing an aggressive expansion plan with the planned launch of a new sister studio in Mumbai, ... Continue Reading →