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Daily News Bytes: ‘Porco Rosso’ Lands at Ghibli Fest, ‘Daphne & Velma’ Trailer, Design a SIGGRAPH Asia Mascot & More!

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ Soars to US Theaters The 1992 Studio Ghibli adventure about a world-weary flying ace turned bounty hunter magically transformed into a pig will ... Continue Reading →
Trolls

Sam Rockwell, Chance the Rapper Get Down with ‘Trolls 2’

DreamWorks Animation has announced Oscar-winning Actor Sam Rockwell and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper have joined the cast of Trolls 2, the sequel to the highly successful ... Continue Reading →
Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patrick Stewart & Freddie Highmore Join ‘Dragon Rider’

Timeless Films and Constantin Film announced from Cannes that Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Felicity Jones (Rogue One, The Theory of Everything), Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Continue Reading →
Miffy

‘Miffy’ Hybrid Movie Coming Thru Euro-Chinese Co-Pro

Dutch publisher and rights holder Mercis B.V. has allied with Chinese production company Beijing WD Pictures and Italy’s Orisa Produzioni to co-produce a live-action/CG animation ... Continue Reading →
Mia and Me

Constantin Picks Up Three Studio 100 Flicks

Studio 100 Media and m4e have closed an agreement with Constantin Film, which has acquired distribution rights to three upcoming animated features: 100% Wolf, Quixotes – The Heirs ... Continue Reading →
Shrek

Riverstone Tags ‘Shrek’ Producer for Animation Feature Slate

Deepak Nayar and Nik Bower’s Riverstone Pictures (Show Dogs) is teaming up with Shrek franchise producer John H. Williams on a slate of feature-length animation projects in the $15-20 ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Batman Ninja’ on BD (New Clip!), A Music Video with ‘Spirit,’ ‘Moss’ Disc Release & More!

CHG Presents Camille Rose Garcia “The Wonderful World of Dr. Deekay” LA’s Corey Helford Gallery will premiere a new, massive showcase of work by the celebrated surreal-pop ... Continue Reading →
Little Jules Verne

ON Animation Unveils Hot Slate in Cannes

French animation outfit ON Animation is working on two new high-profile movies, it was announced in Cannes today. Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, who produced Mark Osborne’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
Mavka

FILM.UA Opens International Pre-Sales for ‘Mavka’ at Cannes

As the 71st Canned Film Festival and market kicks off, FILM.UA Group has opened international pre-sales for the highly anticipated Ukrainian animated feature Mavka. The Forest Song, ... Continue Reading →
Manou the Swift

Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe Lead ‘Manou the Swift’ Voice Flock

Multi-award-winning actors Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe will be heading the voice cast for upcoming animated feature Manou the Swift. Produced by Germany’s LUXX Film, the project ... Continue Reading →