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Remembering Richard Stone

Some eighty years ago, after it was decided that cartoons should be heard as well as seen, the song scores in many cases became the driving forces for the shorts. An entire crop of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Returns with Primetime Special

Disney XD/Marvel’s animated series Ultimate Spider-Man will be back for its second season with a special one-hour primetime premiere on Monday, Jan. 21st at 7-9 p.m. on Disney XD. ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Greenlights Six Original Pilots

Amazon Studios has announced that it plans to produce pilots for six original comedy series. The series come from a diverse set of writers including newcomers to Hollywood and industry ... Continue Reading →
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Videogame Company THQ Files for Bankruptcy

Agoura Hills, Calif.-based videogame company THQ filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday and said it will sell its business. The news sent THQ’s stock 74 percent lower on volume that ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Says SpongeBob App Is Safe!

The SpongeBob SquarePants Diner Dash app doesn’t collect personally identifiable information about its users, says Nickelodeon, and is therefore not in violation of a federal law ... Continue Reading →
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Union Puts ‘Calamity Island’ on the Map

London-based Union Media has been appointed the international distributor for new kids’ series Calamity Island, a stop-motion slapstick comedy created by David Johnson (The Koala ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Groff Joins Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Cast

Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced that its extreme mountain man character Kristoff from the upcoming animated comedy-adventure Frozen will be voiced by Tony Award nominee ... Continue Reading →
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Valhalla, Toei, ANEW to Produce ‘Gaiking’ Pic

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment, Toei Animation and All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW) will be producing a new live-action feature based on Toei’s popular anime property ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Releases ‘Paperman’ Single

Walt Disney Records’ soundtrack for the award-winning short Paperman is now available digitally. Christophe Beck (The Muppets, The Hangover Part 1 & 2) composed the uplifting ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Serves Up ‘Hercules,’ ‘My Little Pony’ Marathon

What would New Year’s Eve be without awesome TV marathons? This year, the magical elves at The Hub network have planned a special 10-episode marathon of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys ... Continue Reading →