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Director Wright Departs ‘Ant-Man’

Edgar Wright has been attached to Marvel’s Ant-Man feature since 2006, and now, with the long-in-development movie firmly moving toward a July 17, 2015, release, he has parted ... Continue Reading →
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New Images from Hayek’s ‘The Prophet’

The coolest animation news to come out of the Cannes Film Festival was the in-progress preview of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, an animated adaptation of the famous book of poetry ... Continue Reading →
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Saban Israel to Represent DreamWorks Properties

Saban Brands Israel has signed on to represents the brands of DreamWorks Animation in that nation, including merchandise, retail and publishing. The deal includes this summer’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Godzilla’s’ Edwards Directing Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’

Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Gareth Edwards, director of the current hit Godzilla, will direct the first stand-alone Star Wars film, with a screenplay by Gary Whitta. The film ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ DreamPlay Coming to Manila Resort

Melco Crown Resorts Corp., a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia, has announced a collaboration with DreamWorks Animation to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon to Debut ‘Butt’ Import June 12

Teletoon has set June 12 as the Canadian premiere date for the Australian animated comedy series The Day My Butt Went Psycho. The Day My Butt Went Psycho is based on Scholastic’s ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Bring ‘Wrinkles’ to NYC

Indie distributor GKIDS will be releasing the acclaimed Spanish animated film Wrinkles on July 4 at New York’s IFC Center. The theatrical outing will be followed by a DVD and ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Network Ponyfies ‘Maleficent’ for Villain Event

What on Earth did people amuse themselves with before the YouTube video mashup? To celebrate its bad guy focused Villiantine’s Day Marathon this Friday, May 23, the creative whizzes ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Unveils First ‘Big Hero 6′ Teaser

Disney has launched the first teaser trailer for its upcoming CG animated adaptation of the Marvel comic-book Big Hero 6 (November 7). The teaser footage focuses on 14-year-old Hiro ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Receives Honorary CalArts Degree

California Institute of the Arts president Steven Lavine has bequeathed Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter with the 2014 honorary Doctor of Arts degree in celebration ... Continue Reading →