The Nutjob 2: Nutty by Nature. Image credit: Toonbox Entertainment

Weekend Releases: ‘Nut Job 2,’ ‘In This Corner,’ ‘Mune’

Looking to beat the heat this weekend? Here’s a rundown of the new and special US theatrical releases you can check out. New releases join ongoing runs of Captain Underpants: The ... Continue Reading →
Deep

Clip: Little Octopus Starts an Ocean of Trouble in ‘Deep’

On August 25, Lionsgate will be releasing a fresh European animation catch to US theaters and On Demand: Deep, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Julio Soto Gúrpide (Radiophobia). ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

GKIDS Picks Up Charming Comedy ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to French animated feature The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, co-directed by Oscar nominee Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (director ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Byte: ‘Curious George’ Doc, ‘Starship Troopers 2’, Blinkink’s ‘Salvation’ & More

‘Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators’ Official Trailer Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Orchard is releasing this fascinating (part-animated) ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Lion King’ Cast News, Time Travel with Obama, Licensing Numbers & More

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Remake Finds Its Rafiki and Sarabi Jon Favreau’s “live-action” take on the animated classic continues to coalesce nicely, with ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Get Your ‘Mune’ & ‘Castle in the Sky’ Tix, KFC Gets Cartoony & More

Tickets Now on Sale for GKIDS Presentations of ‘Mune’ and ‘Castle in the Sky’ Don’t miss Mune: Guardian of the Moon featuring the voices of Rob Lowe, Christian ... Continue Reading →
Despicable Me 3

‘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 →