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Starburns Picks Up Michael Jackson ‘Bubbles’ Script

Isaac Adamson’s script treatment of the touching story of a pop icon (Michael Jackson) and his pet chimp, Bubbles, has been snatched up by End Cue and Dan Harmon’s indie ... Continue Reading →
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Four Live-Action Films That Need Animated Remakes Rotoscopers weighs in on the silver screen icons overdue for a toon treatment — if Hollywood is listening? Fuji TV Shows to Stream ... Continue Reading →
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Box Office: Disney’s Zootopia Tops $500M Worldwide Animated animal caper has triumphed in China, Russia an at home. Disney Names New VPs of Original Series & Movies Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Movies Hit High Point; So Do Studios’ Costs, Potential Rewards Bloomberg reporter Kyle Stock examines the crowded animation release calendar for 2016 and weighs the financial ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Picks Up ‘The Little Prince’

A day before it was originally set for theatrical release in the U.S., Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince has been swiftly picked up and dusted off by Netflix after being dropped by ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Heads to Annecy with Three Films

The National Film Board of Canada will be represented by three short films included in the official selection for the Annecy festival this summer. NFB’s selected titles include the ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Names ‘April and the Extraordinary World’ English Cast

North American animation importer GKIDS has announced the English language voice cast for April and the Extraordinary World — the latest French-produced feature from Christian ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoBoiBoy’ Is Malaysia’s Top Local Toon

Malaysian animated film BoBoiBoy the Movie, produced by Animonsta Studios, has become the highest grossing locally produced animated feature in the country, according to local outlet ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer Shows a Slice of ‘The Wild Life’

Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment have revealed a new trailer for the upcoming CG animated family feature, The Wild Life, due in theaters September 9. Produced with Europe’s ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Film Adapts 12th Century Manga

Acclaimed Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli may have slowed down its feature production pace (its last full length film, When Marnie Was There, came out in 2014) — but that doesn’t ... Continue Reading →