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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 →
Ranger Rob

Nelvana’s ‘Ranger Rob’ Makes US Camp on Sprout

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a deal with NBCU’s Universal Kids network Sprout to bring the animated preschool series Ranger Rob to screens across the US. Seasons one ... Continue Reading →
Orlando Jones and HOT Chocolate Studios

Orlando Jones Serves Up HOT Chocolate with Animation & Tech Vets

Actor and comedian Orlando Jones — who most recently appeared as the trickster Anansi in American Gods for Starz — is pioneering a new kind of animation content with the ... Continue Reading →
Stephen Colbert

Showtime Greenlights Stephen Colbert White House Toon

Because if there’s one thing Americans haven’t seen enough on television, it’s the 45th PotUS. Showtime has given the go-ahead for an animated mockumentary series set in today’s ... Continue Reading →
Marty Sklar

Disney Legend, Imagineer Marty Sklar, Dies at 83

Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, a key creative force in Disney Parks who worked closely with Walt Disney, died at his home in the Hollywood Hills on Thursday at age 83. Sklar was named ... Continue Reading →
IT

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 →
The Adventures of Puss in Boots

Clip: ‘Puss in Boots’ Rides Again in Season 5

A fifth season of DreamWorks Animation’s The Adventures of Puss in Boots is kicking off on Friday, July 28 — exclusively on Netflix. And after all the craziness that happened ... Continue Reading →
The Nutjob 2: Nutty by Nature. Image credit: Toonbox Entertainment

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 →
Welcome to the Wayne

Clip: Andrew Rannells Checks in to ‘Welcome to the Wayne’

Andrew Rannells (Elijah on HBO’s Girls) has joined the voice cast of Nickelodeon’s newest animated series Welcome to the Wayne, created by Emmy-winning writer and composer Billy ... Continue Reading →
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures

Clip: ‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Returns Monday

The stakes are high for young hero-in-training Rowan in this clip from the season 2 premiere of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, as he faces down a terrifying hunter droid ... Continue Reading →