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EXCLUSIVE: Teaser for Plympton and Lujan’s ‘Revengeance’

Two titans of independent animation — Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan — are teaming up for the feature film Revengeance, for which the duo is raising funds on Kickstarter. The filmmakers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Posts Strong Profit Boost for 2nd Quarter

The Walt Disney Co. exceeded expectations in reporting a very profitable second fiscal quarter of 2015. The company reported earnings of $2.1 billion for the quarter, which ended March ... Continue Reading →
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AMBI’s ‘Arctic Justice’ Signs A-List Voices

Canadian indie AMBI Pictures has starting singing on a slew of top talent to lend their voices to its 3D CG-animated family adventure feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Confirmed ... Continue Reading →
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Singer Announces July 17 Release of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past — Rogue Cut’

Bryan Singer announced a July 14 home video release date for the long-awaited X-Men: Days of Future Past — Rogue Cut. The new version of last summer’s hit Fox film based on ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Stand-Alone Film to Tell Origin of Boba Fett

Boba Fett, get ready for your closeup. The beloved bounty hunter from Star Wars lore has been confirmed as the lead character in the second Star Wars Anthology film, due for release ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fearsome Beastie’ Adaptation to Star Brian Blessed

British children’s author Giles Paley-Phillips’s popular rhyming tale The Fearsome Beastie (Maverick Arts Publishing, 2011) will be adapted into a CG animated film featuring ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Rolls Out Moetion’s ‘Two by Two’

Entertainment One (eOne) has acquired multiple territory rights to indie animated feature Two by Two from Irish studio Moetion Films and producer Moe Honan. The film will launch in ... Continue Reading →
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MCF Picks Up Both ‘Pet Pals’ Flicks for CEE

Gruppo Alcuni has inked a deal with MCF MegaCom Film for its two animated features starring its popular, plucky animal heroes: Pet Pals – Marco Polo’s Code and the more ... Continue Reading →
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‘Age of Ultron’ Domestic B.O. Debut Falls Short of First ‘Avengers’

To no one’s surprise, Avengers: Age of Ultron dominated the weekend box office fully and completely. What is a surprise — to some, at least — is that the movie’s $188 ... Continue Reading →
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English Trailer for ‘El Americano’ Arrives

El Americano, one of our favorite indie features of the past year has released a trailer for its English-language version. The story follows a young bird who heads to Hollywood in hopes ... Continue Reading →