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McGruder Inks Deal with Adult Swim

Adult Swim has signed a first-look development deal with Aaron McGruder, creator of the comic-strip and animated series The Boondocks, reports Deadline.com. The deal’s first project ... Continue Reading →
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English Cast, NA Release for ‘Princess Kaguya’ Announced

North American distributor GKIDS has revealed the English-language voice cast for Studio Ghibli’s latest feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya, directed by studio co-founder Isao ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Announces New, Female Thor

Marvel is getting a new Thor: and it’s a woman. The comics publisher made a splash by announcing on the ABC daytime talk show The View that Thor will find himself no longer worthy ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Multiple Sales for ‘Super 4′

PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of global sales for the new Playmobil-inspired animated series Super 4 (52 x 11). The show is produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation under ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Gets Equity Infusion from Neil Court, ZM Capital

9 Story Limited has announced that ZM Capital and former DHX Media principle and Decode Ent. co-founder Neil Court have made an equity investment in the company, with Court becoming ... Continue Reading →
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Shelby Christie’s ‘Fuse’ Tops Pitch Party Picks!

One of the many amazing things about animation is the way in which it sparks the imagination. Once you turn on the faucet of ideas, it’s almost impossible to stop the flow and ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Gets Exclusive ‘South Park’ Deal

Streaming service Hulu has scored another library-boosting deal with a multiyear exclusive agreement for the smash hit Comedy Central toon South Park. Hulu will make all 17 seasons ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Justin and the Knights of Valor’ Arrives on Disc

ARC Entertainment will be releasing the Spanish-produced indie flick Justin and the Knights of Valor on DVD and Blu-ray on July 22. Check out this special clip from the CG fantasy adventure: EXCLUSIVE ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles’ Lends Maturity to Week’s DVDs

If cruel twists of fate and general location prevented you from catching GKIDS’ New York release of Ignacio Ferreras’ graphic novel adaptation Wrinkles, New Video Group ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Reviews: ‘Short Peace’, ‘Naruto’ Movie

Short Peace: Complete Collection Sentai Film Works: $29.98, Blu-ray Although Katsuhiro Otomo’s reputation rests principally on his watershed cyberpunk feature Akira, his third ... Continue Reading →