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Lionsgate Swoops for Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal LG will make a massive addition to its portfolio (the combined total will surpass 16,000 film and TV titles) with the acquisition, pending ... Continue Reading →
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Judge Holds Off on Ruling in Sumner Redstone Competency Hearing Viacom and its subsidiaries remain in limbo as Judge George Phelan relends, “Obviously I have a lot of info to digest.” ’Clifford ... Continue Reading →
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Eleven Arts, Toei Announce One-Night ‘Digimon’ Movie Event

L.A. based distributor Eleven Arts and Toei Animation announce that they will release the English-language version of feature-length anime Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Returns in 2018

Disney Animation has announced that an all-new adventure in the arcade is coming March 9, 2018 in an untitled sequel to the Oscar-nominated feature Wreck-It Ralph. Stars John C. Reilly ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation’s Katzenberg Sued for Comcast Merger ‘Side Deal’ A class-action complaint filed in Delaware by a minority shareholder alleges the Comcast merger is worth ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: Disney’s ‘The BFG’ Opening Friday

Disney has issued some new featurettes and clips from Steven Spielberg’s magical hybrid movie adaptation The BFG, opening nationwide this Friday, July 1. Check out the videos for ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Trolls’ Trailer Is a Symphony of Color (and Kookiness)

DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have released a shiny new trailer for Trolls — the musical, CG-animated update on the classic toy brand coming to ... Continue Reading →
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European Animation Awards to Launch in 2017 Despite that certain international kerfuffle that rhymes with “shmexit,” Europe’s answer to the Annie Awards is a go under ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nuts!’ Opens in LA & SF July 8

Sundance Film Festival award-winner Nuts! — an irreverent, inventive animated documentary by Penny Lane — is heading to multiple cities in the next couple weeks as it continues ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Snags NorAm Rights for ‘Blinky Bill: The Movie’

Shout! Factory and Studio 100 Film have struck a deal for the North American distribution of new animated feature, Blinky Bill: The Movie. Shout! has secured exclusive rights for the ... Continue Reading →