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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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Behind the Scenes of ‘Despicable Me 3′

ERIC GUILLON CHRIS MELEDANDRI Illumination doubles the trouble by giving Carell’s reformed ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Headlines, ‘Titans’ Tunes, Rooster Teeth Clips & More

’The Problem with Apu’ Trailer Asks: Is Apu from ‘The Simpsons’ a Minstrel? Comedian and astute social commentator Hari Kondabolu funnels decades of dislike into a feature-length ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Too Many Clowns Edition

VIDEO: ‘IT’ Official Trailer 1 Stephen King’s creepy clown returns to the big screen to traumatize a whole new generation of moviegoers on September 8. This spot promises some ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Sharpens Katana 3.0 with 3Delight Rendering

London-based creative software shop Foundry in partnership with Illumination Research will be offering the newly redesigned and Nodal Scene Interface-powered rendering tool 3Delight ... Continue Reading →