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Marvel to Offer Two Versions of ‘Iron Man 3'

Audiences in China will be treated to a special Chinese version of Marvel’s Iron Man the studio announced today. This special version will include a special appearance by China’s ... Continue Reading →
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Prana Wins Auction to Acquire Rhythm & Hues

A holding company associated with Prana Studios has won the bid to acquire bankrupt vfx studio Rhythm & Hues. A court hearing on confirmation of the winning bidder is scheduled ... Continue Reading →
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The Mill Shuts Down TV VFX Department

Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, ... Continue Reading →
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KISS and ‘Hello Kitty’ Collaborate on Hub Toon

Hub has optioned the rights to KISS Hello Kitty (working title), a new animated series  based on the unlikely, yet successful KISS x Hello Kitty line of products from Sanrio. KISS, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ EP Don Payne Dies at 48

Don Payne, a co-executive producer of The Simpsons and screenwriter of comic-book blockbuster Thor passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 48 due to cancer. He is survived by his wife ... Continue Reading →
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DQE Swings New ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Deals

Producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has announced a slew of new licensing and merchandising partners for its CG reimagining of classic adventure property The Jungle Book. The most ... Continue Reading →
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’64 Zoo Lane’ Gets iOS Address

European producer/distributor Millimages is launching a new app for iPad and iPhone, 64 Zoo Lane – Let’s Read Along with Alan, based on its popular children’s series. ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee Returns to ‘The Simpsons’

EW scooped a hot item for comic-book fans and devotees of the yellow-skinned heroes of Springfield: Marvel legend Stan Lee will be returning for another guest star role on Fox’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Hosts Doodles & Noodles in NYC

Calling all starving artists: Nickelodeon will be hosting its munch-and-mingle Doodles and Noodles event in NYC next Wednesday, April 3. Artists and illustrators 18 and older are invited ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop’s ‘Code Lyoko: Evolution’ Goes Global

Paris & L.A.-based developer/producer/distributor Moonscoop has finalized sales for its new series Code Lyoko: Evolution in key international markets, company president of worldwide ... Continue Reading →