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Adults Need Animated Movies, Too The Week contributor Greg Cwik holds Seth Rogen’s “animated bacchanal” Sausage Party up against the grandfather of raunchy American animation, ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Toons Up Fall Lineup

Corus Entertainment has unveiled the fall programming lineups for its Canadian kids’ networks, with new fresh titles and new seasons of fan favorites heading to YTV, Treehouse and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Plim Plim’ Arrives in Colombia

Smilehood Media’s charming animated preschool series Plim Plim continues its international expansion, having last month debuted on Colombian national channel Señal Colombia last ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpacePOP’ Debuts on Kabillion Girls Rule!, Kid Genius

Genius Brands International has inked a deal with Kabillion to debut its hit, music-driven YouTube tween series SpacePOP on Kabillion Girls Rule! Today. Reaching over 50 million U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Takes Flight

Disney’s Lucasfilm released a new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story during Wednesday night’s Olympics coverage. The spot gives more screen time to some of the new-to-screen ... Continue Reading →
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NFB VR Works Slated for POP 03 in Toronto

The National Film Board of Canada is bringing together a slate of six virtual reality and immersive media productions for Toronto’s POP 03 installation, running August 19-21 at the ... Continue Reading →
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Dave Franco, Justin Theroux & Jackie Chan Join ‘Ninjago’ Cast

Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Ninjago Movie has lined up raft of voice stars, just over a year before the film’s slated September 22, 2017 release. Filmmakers have cast Dave Franco, Justin ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Sets U.S. Release for ‘Long Way North’

Shout! Factory Films will be bringing Annecy Audience Award-winning animated feature Long Way North to theaters on September 30. The film, which also won the Grand Prize and Governor ... Continue Reading →
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Regina Spektor – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” Official Video (from Kubo and the Two Strings) Hold on to your heartsrings: Ms. Spektor’s performance of the George Harrison ... Continue Reading →
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DC’s First Gay Superhero Gets Animated for CW Seed

The CW Network’s digital channel CW Seed has announced that 2017 will see the launch of animated series Freedom Fighters: The Ray, based on DC comics characters and produced by Warner ... Continue Reading →